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Author: Clifton D Bryant
Publisher: Thousand Oaks [u.a.] : Sage Publ., 2007.
Edition/Format:   Computer file : English

The Handbook of 21st Century Sociology provides a concise forum through which a vast array of sociological knowledge can be organized into a definitive resource. It focuses on the knowledge garnered  Read more...


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Document Type: Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Clifton D Bryant
ISBN: 1412916089 9781412916080 141293964X 9781412939645
OCLC Number: 633583492
Notes: Druckausg. in 2 Vol. u.d.T.: 21st century sociology.
Description: 1100 S
Contents: VOLUME ONE: TRADITIONAL AND CORE AREASPrefaceAbout the EditorsAbout the ContributorsPart I: The Discipline of Sociology1. The Sociological Perspective - Dennis L. Peck and Clifton D. Bryant2. The History of Sociology: The European Perspective - Gerd Nollmann and Hermann Strasser3. The History of Sociology: The North American Perspective - John P. Drysdale and Susan Hoecker-Drysdale4. Sociological Theory in the 21st Century - Jonathan H. TurnerPart II: International Perspectives5. Asian Sociology - Chikako Usui6. Sociology in Canada - Neil McLaughlin and Antony J. Puddephatt7. European Sociology - Gerd Nollmann and Hermann Strasser8. British Sociology - Bryan S. TurnerPart III: The Scientific Approach to the Study of Society9. Qualitative Methodology - Norman K. Denzin10. Quantitative Methodology - Kenneth D. Bailey11. Comparative Historical Sociology - William R. Wood and John WilliamsonPart IV: The Fabric of Social Life12. The Sociology of Culture - Lakshmi Kant Bharadwaj13. The Sociology of Socialization - Lee Garth Vigilant and John Williamson14. Social Psychology - J. David KnottnerusPart V: Social Aggregations15. The Sociology of Social Structure - Fabrizio Bernardi, Juan J. Gonzalez, and Miguel Requena16. The Sociology of Group Dynamics - Jane Sell17. The Sociology of Organization - Richard A. Colignon18. Industrial Sociology - Ronald G. Stover19. The Sociology of Voluntary Associations - Bart Bonikowski and Miller McPherson20. The Sociology of Social Networks - Bernice A. Pescosolido21. Work and Occupations - Douglas HarperPart VI: Social Distinctions and Diversity22. Social Stratification - Harold R. Kerbo23. The Sociology of Racial and Ethnic Relations - Frank Harold Wilson24. The Sociology of Gender - Rosalind A. Sydie25. The Sociology of Sexuality - John DeLamater and Michelle HasdayPart VII: Social Institutions26. The Sociology of Love, Courtship, and Dating - Erica Owens27. Marriage and Divorce in the United States - Dennis L. Peck28. Family Sociology in the 21st Century - Felix M. Berardo and Constance L. Shehan29. The Sociology of Religion - James William Coleman30. Political Sociology - W. Lawrence Neuman31. The Sociology of Education - Theodore C. Wagenaar32. Economic Sociology - Frank Dobbin33. Medical Sociology - Frederic W. Hafferty and Brian Castellani34. The Sociology of Law - Robin Stryker35. Military Sociology - David R. SegalPart VIII: Societal Problems and Disaffections36. Social Problems - Harold R. Kerbo and James William Coleman37. The Sociology of Deviance - Gary F. Jensen38. Sexual Deviance - Valerie Jenness and Gilbert Geis39. Criminology - David F. Luckenbill and Kirk Miller40. The Sociology of Gambling - Bo Jason Bernhard and James H. Frey41. Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism - Paul M. Roman42. The Sociology of Drug Use - Erich Goode43. Juvenile Delinquency - Clemens Bartollas44. The Sociology of Corrections - Richard Tewksbury and Linda G. SmithPart IX: Locality and Social Life45. Human Ecology - Stephen J. Appold46. The Sociology of Community - W. Richard Goe and Sean Noonan47. Rural Sociology - Linda Lobao48. Urban Sociology in the 21st Century - Saskia Sassen49. The Sociology of Migration - Zai Liang50. The Sociology of Development - Cornelia Butler Flora and Jan L. FloraPart X: The Quantification of Social Life51. Demography - Dudley L. Poston Jr., Michael Micklin, and Amanda K. Baumle52. The Sociology of Social Indicators - Kenneth C. Land and Abbott L. FerrissPart XI: Collective Behavior and Social Movements53. The Sociology of Collective Behavior - Benigno E. Aguirre54. Social Movements - David S. Meyer and Kelsy Kretschmer55. Mass Communications - Vincent MoscoPart XII: Society in Motion56. Social Change - Stephen K. Sanderson57. Dynamic Systems Theory - Tom R. Burns with Philippe R. DeVilleVolume One NotesVolume One ReferencesVOLUME TWO: SPECIALTY AND INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES Specialty FieldsPart I: Nontraditional Perspectives, Theory, and Methodology1. The Sociology of Nonhuman Animals and Society - Clinton R. Sanders2. Ethnomethodology and Conversation Analysis - Ilkka Arminen3. Critical Sociology - David Fasenfest4. Humanist Sociology - Joseph A. Scimecca5. Feminist Methodologies and Epistemology - Andrea Doucet and Natasha S. Mauthner6. Feminist Theories - Roberta Hamilton7. Quality-of-Life Research - Ruut Veenhoven8. Visual Sociology - John Grady9. Mathematical Sociology - Kenneth C. Land and Thomas J. Fararo10. The Sociology of Risk - R. Scott Frey, Sabrina McCormick, and Eugene A. RosaPart II: The Sociology of the Self11. The Sociology of the Body - Bryan S. Turner12. The Sociology of Disability - Nancy G. Kutner13. The Sociology of Emotions - Allison K. Wisecup, Dawn T. Robinson, and Lynn Smith-Lovin14. The Sociology of Femininity - Linda Kalof and Lori Baralt15. The Sociology of Friendship - Graham Allan and Rebecca G. Adams16. The Sociology of Men and Masculinity - Jeff Hearn and Michael S. KimmelPart III: The Sociology of the Life Course17. The Sociology of Children and Youth - Loretta E. Bass18. The Sociology of Aging - Andrea E. Willson19. The Sociology of Death and Dying - Clifton D. BryantPart IV: The Sociology of Normative Behavior20. The Sociology of Consumer Behavior - Joel I. Nelson21. The Sociology of Entertainment - Robert A. Stebbins22. The Sociology of Food and Eating - Elise S. Lake and Minjoo Oh23. The Sociology of Leisure and Recreation - Robert A. Stebbins24. The Sociology of Sport - Peter Donnelly25. Popular Culture - Joanne Finkelstein and Beryl Langer26. The Production of Culture Perspective - John RyanPart V: Creative Behavior27. The Sociology of Art - Vera L. Zolberg28. The Sociology of Knowledge - Antony J. Puddephatt and Neil McLaughlin29. The Sociology of Music - Timothy J. Dowd30. The Sociology of the Performing Arts - Jean Van Delinder31. The Sociology of Science and Technology - Trevor PinchPart VI: Macrolevel Issues32. The Sociology of Disaster - Gary R. Webb33. The Sociology of Mental Health - Elaine Wethington34. Sociobiology - Christopher R. Badcock35. Technology and the Environment - Thomas J. Burns and Andrew K. Jorgenson36. Terrorism - Emilio C. Viano37. The Sociology of Violence - Jack Levin and Gordana Rabrenovic38. Environmental Sociology - Riley E. Dunlap and Brent K. MarshallPart VII: The Uses of Sociology39. Applied Sociology - Harry Perlstadt40. Clinical Sociology - Jan Marie Fritz41. Evaluation Research - Michael Quinn Patton42. Sociological Practice - Jerry Krause43. Teaching and Learning in Sociology: Past, Present, and Future - Kathleen McKinney and Carla B. Howery Derivative Fields44. Appalachian Studies and the Sociology of Appalachia - Dwight B. Billings45. Asian and Asian American Studies - Carl L. Bankston III and Danielle Antoinette Hidalgo46. Criminal Justice Studies - Clemens Bartollas47. Gay, Lesbian, and Queer Studies - Barry D. Adam48. Native American Studies - Gerry R. Cox and Jac D. Bulk49. Victimology - Emilio C. VianoVolume Two NotesVolume Two ReferencesIndex
Other Titles: Twenty-first century sociology
Responsibility: co-ed. in chief, Clifton D. Bryant ...


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