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Wadsworth Classic Readings In Sociology



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A resounding best seller, this series of classic articles written by key sociologists and social thinkers will compliment any introductory sociology book. This reader serves as a foundation where users can read original works that teach the fundamental ideas of sociology. Priced right as a stand-alone and free when bundled with Wadsworth introductory books, this brief reader is a convenient and painless way to bring the "great thinkers" to your users.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. vii
The Promise of Sociologyp. 1
Topic: Theory
Invitation to Sociologyp. 7
Topic: Theory
Manifesto of the Communist Partyp. 11
Topic: Theory
Body Ritual Among the Naciremap. 19
Topic: Culture
Lynch Law in Americap. 24
Topic: Culture
The Selfp. 30
Topic: Socialization
The Presentation of Selfp. 38
Topic: Social Interaction
The Normality of Crimep. 45
Topics: Crime, Deviance, Social Control
On Being Sane in Insane Placesp. 48
Topic: Deviance, Socialization
The Uses of Poverty: The Poor Pay Allp. 57
Topic: Stratification
The Souls of Black Folkp. 63
Topic: Race and Ethnicity
Women and Economicsp. 68
Topic: Gender, Work
The Power Elitep. 80
Topic: Politics
Savage Inequalitiesp. 86
Topic: Education
The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalismp. 93
Topic: Religion
Glossaryp. 99
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