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Life and SocietyLonnie Hannon

Life and Society

(First Edition)
By Lonnie Hannon

Paperback ISBN: 978-1-63189-376-6, 180 pages


Life and Society is a straight-forward, realistic examination of hard-core issues that affects the lives of students today.

While thoroughly grounded in traditional principles and concepts, the text effectively addresses current social issues such as income inequality, social stratification, race relations, health disparities, and digital age functioning.

The book includes relevant, everyday examples that illustrate complex sociological concepts. It enhances the reader's ability to understand real-world events within the context of social principles. Each chapter ends with a career focus to provide information about specific careers in sociology.

Life and Society empowers students by cultivating innovative thinking. It explains the structural forces that influence life in the social world. Importantly, it provides access to knowledge intended to help students become future problem solvers. The book can be used in survey sociology courses and classes on social problems and economic sociology.

Lonnie Hannon completed his Ph.D. at the University of Alabama, Birmingham where his research focused on neighborhood and socioeconomic factors that influence urban migration among African Americans. Dr. Hannon's latest research focuses on structural factors that influence economic and social well-being among African Americans. He is currently an associate professor of sociology at Tuskegee University. His course offerings include introductory sociology, statistics, and urban society. His professional writing has been published in the Journal of Aging and Health, the Journal of Health Disparities Research and Practice, and the Journal of Ethnic and Racial Studies.