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Continuing his tradition of highly engaging, trade-like writing, best-selling author David Newman once again starts in a familiar place-the everyday world-and then introduces sociological concepts and institutions as they influence students'¬" daily existence. Full of vivid, real-world examples and touching personal vignettes, this text offers a solid introduction to basic sociological concepts and helps students realize their role in constructing, planning, maintaining, and fixing society.
Table of Contents
|About the Author|
|The Individual and Society|
|Taking a New Look at a Familiar World|
|Seeing and Thinking Sociologically|
|The Construction of Self and Society|
|Building Reality: The Social Construction of Knowledge|
|Building Order: Culture and History|
|Building Identity: Socialization|
|Supporting Identity: The Presentation of Self|
|Building Social Relationships: Intimacy and Families|
|Constructing Difference: Social Deviance|
|Social Structure, Institutions, and Everyday Life|
|The Structure of Society: Organizations, Social Institutions, and Globalization|
|The Architecture of Stratification: Social Class and Inequality|
|The Architecture of Inequality: Race and Ethnicity|
|The Architecture of Inequality: Sex and Gender|
|Demographic Dynamics: Population Trends|
|Architects of Change: Reconstructing Society|
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