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Mapping the Social Landscape: Readings In Sociology, Revised,9780072555233

Mapping the Social Landscape: Readings In Sociology, Revised

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3rd
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9780072555233

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0072555238
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Paperback
Pub. Date:
12/4/2001
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MCG (Manual)
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Summary

Drawing from a wide selection of classic and contemporary works, this best-selling reader includes 56 readings that represent a plurality of voices and views within sociology.

Table of Contents

Preface

PART I. THE SOCIOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE

C. Wright Mills, The Promise / Donna Gaines, Teenage Wasteland: Suburbia’s Dead-End Kids / Mary Romero, Intersection of Biography and History: My Intellectual Journey / Social Research / *Earl Babbie, An Idea Whose Time Has Come / *Craig Haney, W. Curtis Banks, and Philip G. Zimbardo, Interpersonal Dynamics in a Simulated Prison / *Elaine Bell Kaplan, Not Our Kind of Girl

PART II. CULTURE

Anne M. Velliquette and Jeff B. Murray, The New Tattoo Subculture / Elijah Anderson, The Code of the Streets / J. William Gibson, Warrior Dreams: Violence and Manhood in Post-Vietnam America / Haunani-Kay Trask, Lovely Hula Hands: Corporate Tourism and the Prostitution of Hawaiian Culture

PART III. SOCIALIZATION

Judith Lorber, “Night to His Day”: The Social Construction of Gender / Michael Messner, Boyhood, Organized Sports, and the Construction of Masculinities / Robert Granfield, Making It By Faking It: Working-Class Students in an Elite Academic Environment / Gwynne Dyer, Anybody’s Son Will Do

PART IV. GROUPS AND SOCIAL STRUCTURE

*Patricia A. Adler and Peter Adler, Peer Power: Clique Dynamics among School Children / Martín Sánchez Jankowski, Gang Business: Making Ends Meet / Kathleen M. Blee, Women of the Klan: Organizing 100% American Women / Michael Schwalbe, The Search for Communitas in the Men’s Movement

PART V. DEVIANCE, CRIME, AND SOCIAL CONTROL

David L. Rosenhan, On Being Sane in Insane Places / Penelope E. McLorg and Diane E. Taub, Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia: The Development of Deviant Identities / Phillipe Bourgois, In Search of Respect: Selling Crack in El Barrio / Patricia Yancey Martin and Robert A. Hummer, Fraternities and Rape on Campus

PART VI. SOCIAL INEQUALITY

Social Class / G. William Domhoff, Who Rules America? The Corporate Community and the Upper Class / Melvin L. Oliver and Thomas M. Sapiro, Black Wealth/White Wealth: A New Perspective on Racial Inequality / Herbert J. Gans, Positive Functions of the Undeserving Poor: Uses of the Underclass in America / Kathryn Edin and Laura Lein, Making Ends Meet: How Single Mothers Survive Welfare and Low-Wage Work Gender / *Barbara Risman, Gender as Structure / Christine L. Williams, The Glass Escalator: Hidden Advantages for Men in the “Female” Professions / Yen Le Espiritu, The Racial Construction of Asian American Women and Men / *Peggy McIntosh, White Privilege and Male Privilege: A Personal Account of Coming to See Correspondences Through Work in Women’s StudiesRace and Ethnicity / W. E. B. Du Bois, The Problem of the Twentieth Century Is the Problem of the Color Line / Lillian B. Rubin, Is This A White Country, Or What? / Nancy Ablemann and John Lie, Blue Dreams: Korean Americans and the Los Angeles Riots / Joe R. Feagin and Melvin P. Sikes, Navigating Public Places

PART VII. SOCIAL INSTITUTIONS

Power and Politics / C. Wright Mills, The Power Elite / *Dan Clawson, Alan Neustadtl, and Mark Weller, Dollars and Votes: How Business Campaign Contributions Subvert Democracy / *Martin N. Marger, The Mass Media as a Power Institution

The Economy and Work / Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, The Manifesto of the Communist Party / William Julius Wilson, When Work Disappears: The World of the New Urban Poor / Robin Leidner, Over the Counter: McDonald’sReligion / Max Weber, The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism / *Roger Finke and Rodney Stark, Why “Mainline” Denominations Decline / *Kathleen S. Lowney, Baring Our Souls: TV Talk Shows and the Religion of Recovery

Health and Medicine / *Vincente Navarro, Why the U.S. Health Care System Does Not Respond to People’s Needs / *Kathy Davis, The Rise of the Surgical Fix / *David A. Karp, Illness and Identity Education / Mary Crow Dog and Richard Erdoes, Civilize Them with a Stick / Peter W. Cookson, Jr. and Caroline Hodges Persell, Preparing for Power: Cultural Capital and Curricula in America’s Elite Boarding Schools / Myra Sadker and David Sadker, Failing at Fairness: Hidden LessonsThe Family / Judith Stacey, Gay and Lesbian Families are Here / Patricia Hill Collins, The Meaning of Motherhood in Black Culture / Arlie Russell Hochschild, The Time Bind: When Work Becomes Home and Home Becomes Work

PART VIII. SOCIAL CHANGE

George Ritzer, The McDonaldization of Society / *Conrad L. Kanagy and Donald B. Kraybill, How Will the Internet Change Society? / William Greider, One World, Ready or Not: The Manic Logic of Global Capitalism / *Allan G. Johnson, What Can We Do? Becoming Part of the Solution



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