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Classic and contemporary readings in sociology

Author: Ian Marsh; Rosie Campbell; Mike Keating
Publisher: Harlow, U.K. ; New York : Longman, 1998.
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This text examines sociological theories and arguments, providing extracts of primary source material, from both classical and contemporary theorists. Theorists are analysed within their historical  Read more...

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Classic and contemporary readings in sociology.
Harlow, U.K. ; New York : Longman, 1998
(OCoLC)989676480
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Marsh; Rosie Campbell; Mike Keating
ISBN: 0582320232 9780582320239
OCLC Number: 38521464
Description: xiv, 381 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Pt. I. Origins and Concepts. 1. Introduction. 2. The two revolutions / Robert Nisbet. 3. Social control / Peter Berger. 4. Cultural diversity (1): Religion and witchcraft / Edward Evans-Pritchard. 5. Cultural diversity (2): Learning sex roles / Margaret Mead. 6. Culture and civilization / Sigmund Freud. 7. Socialisation and gender roles / Marianne Grabucker. 8. Culture and socialisation: The role of the soap opera / Jack Levin --
Pt. II. Sociological Theories. 9. Introduction. 10. The law of human progress / Auguste Comte. 11. The social suicide rate / Emile Durkheim. 12. Bourgeois and proletarians: Marx's analysis of class relationships (1) / Karl Marx and Frederick Engels. 13. The French peasantry of the mid-nineteenth century: Marx's analysis of class relationships (2) / Karl Marx. 14. The role of religion (1) / Emile Durkheim. 15. The role of religion (2) / Karl Marx. 16. Verstehen and the Protestant ethic / Max Weber. 17. Parsons and grand theory / C. Wright Mills. 18. The development of self / George Herbert Mead. 19. Stigma / Erving Goffman. 20. Critical theory and human needs / Herbert Marcuse. 21. The second sex / Simone de Beauvoir. 22. The theory of sexual politics / Kate Millett. 23. Black women and feminist theory / bell hooks. 24. City cultures and postmodern lifestyles / Mike Featherstone. 25. Disciplinary control / Michel Foucault --
Pt. III. Differences and Inequalities. 26. Introduction. 27. Changes in the structure of industrial societies since Marx / Ralph Dahrendorf. 28. Classes in the industrial societies / Tom Bottomore. 29. Are social classes dying? / Terry Clark and Seymour Lipset. 30. The persistence of classes in post-industrial societies / Mike Hout, Clem Brooks and Jeff Manza. 31. The meritocratic ideal --
unequal but fair? / Peter Saunders. 32. Social stratification in Europe / Howard Davis. 33. Inequalities in health / Peter Townsend and Nick Davidson. 34. Domestic violence: A case against patriarchy / R. Emerson Dobash and Russell Dobash. 35. Young, female and Black / Heidi Mirza. 36. Women and the criminal justice system / Ann Lloyd. 37. What makes women sick: Gender and health / Lesley Doyal. 38. Images of Black women in everyday life / Pat Hill-Collins. 39. The history of Black people in Britain / Peter Fryer. 40. Ethnic diversity and disadvantage in Britain / Tariq Modood and Richard Berthoud. 41. Nationalism and ethnicity / Michael Ignatieff. 42. How the other half dies / Susan George. 43. Sociology and disability / Len Barton --
Pt. IV. Sociological Research. 44. Introduction. 45. The observation of social facts / Emile Durkheim. 46. Sociology and the scientific method / Karl Popper. 47. Social surveys (1): Poverty and labour in London in the 1880s / Charles Booth. 48. Social surveys (2): Poverty and labour in London in the 1980s / Peter Townsend, Paul Corrigan and Ute Kowarzik. 49. Measuring wealth and poverty / John Scott. 50. The research process: Planning social surveys / Sara Arber. 51. Participant observation (1): Inside the British police / Simon Holdaway. 52. Participant observation (2): Deviant lives and careers / Ned Polsky. 53. Researching prostitutes and their clients / Neil McKeganey and Marina Barnard. 54. Feminist principles (1): A reflexive approach / Liz Stanley and Sue Wise. 55. Feminist principles (2): Researching sexual violence / Liz Kelly. 56. Feminist principles (3): Research for women / Anna Pollert. 57. The effects of social research / Roger Homan.
Responsibility: edited by Ian Marsh with Rosie Campbell & Mike Keating.

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