9781256802457

Reader for Introduction to Sociology

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  • ISBN13:

    9781256802457

  • ISBN10:

    125680245X

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 9/4/2012
  • Publisher: Pearson Learning Solutions

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Table of Contents

Prefacep. ix
Introduction
On Being Sane in Insane Placesp. 1
Imagine a Country: Life in the New Milleniump. 11
Culture
Pig Hatersp. 21
A Life at Hard Laborp. 27
Coffee and The Protestant Ethicp. 37
Social Groups
Unintended Consequences of Undercover Workp. 45
Language and Thought
A Crime by Any Other Namep. 53
Stratification
Wealth and Want in the United Statesp. 69
The Global Collapse: A Non-orthodox Viewp. 86
Class Struggle 101p. 92
Politics: Class dominance, Imperilaism and war
Testing for a Class-Dominance View of the Federal Governmentp. 99
Barack Obama as a Ruling Class Candidatep. 107
A Propaganda Modelp. 115
"Black Hawk Down"-Hollywood Drags Bloody Corpse of Truth Across Movie Screensp. 143
Imperialismp. 147
A Warning to Africa: The New U.S. Imperial Grand Strategyp. 157
A New Silk Road: Proposed Petroleum Pipeline in Afghanistanp. 168
Blue Gold, Turkmen Bashes, and Asian Grids: Pipelineistan in Conflictp. 175
The Political Economy of Imperialism: The Interlocks between the Oil Industry and the Statep. 185
Nondemocratic Regimes of Mideast Supported by the U.S.Ap. 188
Hart/Rudman-21st Century Commission Recommends New Anti-Terror Cabinet Agencyp. 189
Straight Talk on Terrorismp. 191
Politics: Resistance, rebellion, alternatives
Vietnam: The Antiwar Movement We are Supposed to Forgetp. 199
Why Socialism?p. 207
Argentina: Where Jobless Run Factoriesp. 213
Capitalist Restoration in Socialist Societyp. 217
Gender
Gender, Relationships, and Communicationp. 223
Doing It for Ourselvesp. 235
Gendered Violence in Intimate Relationshipsp. 241
Death on the Home Front-Wars Abroad Continue at Homep. 251
Race, ethnicity, nationality
America and Political Islamp. 256
The Manufacture of Islamophobia: Class, Imperialism, and Ideologyp. 261
"Free Trade" and Immigration: A Primerp. 265
Arizona's New Laws: An Attempt to Secure Cheap Labor?p. 267
The Duncan Doctrinep. 279
Looking for Spies of a Different Colorp. 285
The Limits of Anti-Racismp. 289
Religion
Civil Religion ill-Americap. 295
Vatican Keeps Up Drumbeat Against War in Iraqp. 313
Living with Conviction
We Don't Have to Be Saintsp. 315
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