9780495187394

Classic Readings In Sociology

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  • ISBN13:

    9780495187394

  • ISBN10:

    0495187399

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 3/28/2006
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

A resounding best seller, this series of classic articles written by key sociologists and social thinkers will compliment any introductory sociology textbook. This reader serves as a foundation where students can read original works that teach the fundamental ideas of sociology. Priced right as a stand-alone and free when bundled with Wadsworth introductory texts, this brief reader is a convenient and painless way to bring the "great thinkers" to your students.

Table of Contents

Preface vii
The Promise of Sociology
1(5)
C. Wright Mills
Topic: theory
Invitation to Sociology
6(4)
Peter L. Berger
Topic: theory
Manifesto of the Communist Party
10(8)
Karl Marx
Friedrich Engels
Topic: theory
Body Ritual Among Nacirema
18(5)
Horace Miner
Topic: culture
Manifest and Latent Functions
23(2)
Robert K. Merton
Topic: culture
The Self
25(8)
George Herbert Mead
Topic: socialization
The Presentation of Self
33(6)
Erving Goffman
Topic: social interaction
The Normality of Crime
39(2)
Emile Durkheim
Topic: crime, deviance, social control
On Being Sane in Insane Places
41(8)
D. L. Rosenhahn
Topic: deviance, socialization
The Uses of Poverty: The Poor Pay All
49(5)
Herbert J. Gans
Topic: stratification
The Souls of Black Folk
54(5)
W. E. B. Du Bois
Topic: race and ethnicity
Women and Economics
59(12)
Charlotte Perkins Gilman
Topic: gender, work
The Power Elite
71(6)
C. Wright Mills
Topic: politics
Savage Inequalities
77(7)
Jonathan Kozol
Topic: education
The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism
84(6)
Max Weber
Topic: religion
Glossary 90

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