More New and Used
from Private Sellers
Only one copy
in stock at this price.
In Stock Usually Ships in 24 Hours.
Currently Available, Usually Ships in 24-48 Hours
Starting at $1.20
Questions About This Book?
Why should I rent this book?
Renting is easy, fast, and cheap! Renting from eCampus.com can save you hundreds of dollars compared to the cost of new or used books each semester. At the end of the semester, simply ship the book back to us with a free UPS shipping label! No need to worry about selling it back.
How do rental returns work?
Returning books is as easy as possible. As your rental due date approaches, we will email you several courtesy reminders. When you are ready to return, you can print a free UPS shipping label from our website at any time. Then, just return the book to your UPS driver or any staffed UPS location. You can even use the same box we shipped it in!
What version or edition is this?
This is the 1st edition with a publication date of 6/12/2009.
What is included with this book?
- The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any CDs, lab manuals, study guides, etc.
- The Used copy of this book is not guaranteed to inclue any supplemental materials. Typically, only the book itself is included.
- The Rental copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. You may receive a brand new copy, but typically, only the book itself.
Person Education is dedicated to being a socially responsible company that has a positive impact on society-both in this country and throughout the world. Here are some ways Pearson Education is making a difference:
Table of Contents
|Our Approach||p. 2|
|Post-Modern Relevance||p. 5|
|The Supporting Cast||p. 7|
|Harriet Martineau||p. 18|
|American Society||p. 20|
|How to Observe||p. 23|
|The Meaning of Cell Phone Use Among Poor Jamaicans||p. 25|
|In the Sick Room||p. 27|
|On Women||p. 30|
|Education and the Gender Gap in Income||p. 32|
|Marriage and Divorce||p. 33|
|Karl Marx (1): Philosophical Analyses||p. 39|
|Hegel and the Dialectic||p. 41|
|Alienation and Private Property||p. 46|
|Money and Credit||p. 47|
|Alienation Among Service Workers||p. 51|
|Social Classes||p. 52|
|The Proletariat Revolution||p. 56|
|Class Position and Class Consciousness||p. 58|
|The Failure of Soviet Communism||p. 59|
|Karl Marx (2): Economic Analyses||p. 62|
|Base and Superstructure||p. 63|
|The Value of Commodities||p. 65|
|The Circulation of Commodities||p. 66|
|The Fetishism of Commodities||p. 67|
|The Commodification Thesis||p. 69|
|Commodities and Identities||p. 71|
|The Accumulation of Capital||p. 72|
|The Army of the Unemployed||p. 73|
|Unemployment and Pretrial Incarceration||p. 75|
|Purchasing Labor-Power||p. 76|
|Surplus Value and Surplus Profit||p. 78|
|Crisis and Revolution||p. 79|
|Max Weber (1): Conceptual Methodology||p. 82|
|Understanding Social Action||p. 84|
|Ideal Types||p. 86|
|Value Free||p. 87|
|Legitimacy and Validity||p. 89|
|Legitimacy and Permanence Among Hospitals||p. 92|
|Types of Legitimacy||p. 93|
|Charismatic Leadership During Crises||p. 96|
|Rational-Legal Bureaucracy||p. 101|
|Max Weber (2): On Social Organization||p. 106|
|The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism||p. 106|
|Are Protestants' and Catholics' Community Ties Still Different?||p. 113|
|The Decline of Households||p. 115|
|City Life||p. 117|
|City Size, Culture, and Helping Strangers||p. 119|
|The Different Effects of Class and Status||p. 125|
|Emile Durkheim (1): Division of Labor and Elementary Religion||p. 129|
|The Division of Labor||p. 131|
|Solidarity and the Collective Conscience||p. 133|
|The Threat of Physical Harm as a Deterrent to Crime||p. 136|
|Economic Hegemony||p. 137|
|Family Inheritance Patterns||p. 138|
|Elementary Religion||p. 141|
|Sacred and Profane||p. 143|
|The Profane Body and the Sacred Soul||p. 144|
|Collective Representations||p. 146|
|Collective Effervescence||p. 148|
|Social Emergence||p. 149|
|Emile Durkheim (2): Rules and Suicide||p. 152|
|How to Observe||p. 152|
|Defining Social Facts||p. 155|
|Explaining Social Facts||p. 157|
|The Function of Keeping Women Out of War||p. 159|
|Functional Integration||p. 160|
|Defining Suicide as a Social Fact||p. 161|
|Social Integration and the Suicide Rate||p. 164|
|Social Fact or Social Construction?||p. 166|
|Marital Status and Gender||p. 167|
|Types of Suicide||p. 169|
|Georg Simmel||p. 173|
|Sociology as the Study of Form||p. 175|
|To Separate Others or to Unite Them||p. 179|
|The Stranger||p. 180|
|The Targets of Hate Groups as Strangers||p. 182|
|Webs of Affiliation||p. 183|
|Women in Secret, Sexual Relationships||p. 188|
|Table of Contents provided by Ingram. All Rights Reserved.|