Calling all instructors!
It’s easy to log on to SAGE’s password-protected Instructor Teaching Site for complete and protected access to all text-specific Instructor. Simply provide your institutional information for verification and within 72 hours you’ll be able to use your login information for any SAGE title!
Password-protected Instructor Resources include the following:
- A Microsoft® Word test bank containing multiple choice, true/false, short answer, and essay questions for each chapter. The test bank provides you with a diverse range of pre-written options as well as the opportunity for editing any question and/or inserting your own personalized questions to effectively assess students’ progress and understanding.
- Tables and Figures in an easily-downloadable format for use in papers, hand-outs, and presentations.
- Carefully selected web links for each chapter to enhance classroom-based explorations of key topics
The text has been updated to describe the growing economic divides and stagnant wages for many workers that are occurring despite the overall economic recovery.
Tables and charts reflect the latest data on racial and gender gaps in wages, trends in poverty, trends in real wages, and real value of the minimum wage.
The chapter on Racial and Ethnic Inequality (Ch. 5) includes a new section on “The Color of Justice” that looks at continuing inequalities in incarceration rates as well as new attention to arrests and shootings of black men.
Ch. 5 also includes new coverage of growing worries of bias and discrimination against Arab Americans and the overall Muslim population, and to racial incidents and protests on college campuses.
The chapter on Gender and Sexual Inequality (Ch. 6) contains a fuller examination of struggles over gay marriage; new directions in the LGBT movement, particularly among young adults; and greater attention to gender identity issues and transsexual individuals.
The chapter on Power and Politics (Ch. 8) includes new material on the post “Citizens United” state of campaign finance and the rapid growth of super-PACS.
The chapter on Poverty and Place (Ch. 10) includes expanded attention to housing costs and the suburbanization of poverty.
The chapter on Poverty and Policy (Ch. 11) includes debates about the Affordable Care Act (especially in regard to expansion of Medicaid eligibility), tax policy, minimum wage raises, and regulation/deregulation of the financial and investment sector.
The emergence of the Black Lives Matter movement is included in the chapter on Social Movements (Ch. 12).