9780205407507

Life in Society : Readings to Accompany Sociology, a down-to-Earth Approach

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  • ISBN13:

    9780205407507

  • ISBN10:

    0205407501

  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2005
  • Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
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Summary

This brief and economical reader, edited by Jim Henslin, is specifically designed to be used as a companion to Sociology: A Down-to-Earth Approach, Seventh Edition.

Table of Contents

Preface v
PART I THE SOCIOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE 1(58)
The Sociological Perspective
1 Invitation to Sociology
Peter L. Berger
3(9)
Culture
2 The Fierce People
Napoleon Chagnon
12(14)
Socialization
3 Anybody's Son Will Do
Gwynne Dyer
26(11)
Social Structure and Social Interaction
4 Street Corner Society
William Foote Whyte
37(9)
How Sociologists Do Research
5 Inside Organized Racism
Kathleen M. Blee
46(13)
PART II SOCIAL GROUPS AND SOCIAL CONTROL 59(32)
Societies to Social Networks
6 Hanging Tongues: A Sociological Encounter with the Assembly Line
William E. Thompson
61(9)
Bureaucracies and Formal Organizations
7 Handling the Stigma of Handling the Dead
William E. Thompson
70(13)
Deviance and Social Control
8 Unintended Consequences of Undercover Work
Gary T. Marx
83(8)
PART III SOCIAL INEQUALITY 91(52)
Global Stratification
9 Life on the Global Assembly Line
Barbara Ehrenreich and Annette Fuentes
93(9)
Social Class in the United States
10 Making It by Faking It
Robert Granfield
102(10)
Inequalities of Gender
11 Girls and Boys Together...But Mostly Apart
Barrie Thorne
112(13)
Inequalities of Race and Ethnicity
12 Good People and Dirty Work
Everett C. Hughes
125(10)
Inequalities of Age
13 "But This Is My Mother!" The Plight of Elders in Nursing Homes
Cynthia Loucks
135(8)
PART IV SOCIAL INSTITUTIONS 143(62)
The Economy
14 The McDonaldization of Society
George Ritzer
145(12)
Politics
15 The Power Elite
C. Wright Mills
157(8)
Marriage and Family
16 When Work Becomes Home and Home Becomes Work
Arlie Russell Hochschild
165(10)
Education
17 Preparing for Power: Cultural Capital and Elite Boarding Schools
Peter W. Cookson, Jr., and Caroline Hodges Persell
175(11)
Religion
18 India's Sacred Cow
Marvin Harris
186(9)
Medicine
19 Just Another Routine Emergency
Daniel F. Chambliss
195(10)
PART V SOCIAL CHANGE 205(39)
Population and Urbanization
20 In the Barrios
Joan Moore and Raquel Pinderhughes
207(9)
Collective Behavior and Social Movements
21 The Animal Rights Crusade
James M. Jasper and Dorothy Nelkin
216(8)
Social Change and the Environment
22 Jihad vs. McWorld
Benjamin R. Barber
224(11)
Human Sexuality (Online Chapter)
23 How Many Sexual Partners Do Americans Have?
Robert T. Michael, John H. Gagnon, Edward O. Laumann, and Gina Kolata
235(9)
Name Index 244(2)
Subject Index 246

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