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The Meaning of sociology : a reader

Author: Joel M Charon
Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice Hall, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joel M Charon
ISBN: 013566571X 9780135665718
OCLC Number: 26304189
Description: ix, 433 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The meaning of sociology --
Sociology as a passion to understand / Peter Berger --
The sociological imagination / C. Wright Mills --
The meaning of science / Max Weber --
Men and women of the corporation: a study in sociology / Rosabeth Kanter --
Our social nature, social interaction, and social organization --
Human nature / Charles H. Cooley --
A case of extreme isolation / Kingsley Davis --
Coolness in everyday life / Stanford M. Lyman and Marvin B. Scott --
Presentation of self in everyday life / Erving Goffman --
Interaction as cause / Frederic M. Thrasher --
The meaning of friendship / Graham Allan --
The importance of primary groups / Dexter C. Dunphy --
Honor and reputation in the Chicano gang / Ruth Horowitz --
The formal organization / Peter Blau and W. Richard Scott --
Society / Marvin E. Olsen --
Social structure --
The social structure of the retaurant ; Corner boys: a study of clique behavior / William Foote Whyte. Pathology of imprisonment / Philip E. Zimbardo --
If Hitler asked you to electrocute a stranger, would you? Possibly / Philip Meyer --
Secretaries in the corporation / Rosabeth Kanter --
The My Lai Massacre: a military crime of obedience / Herbert C. Kelman and V. Lee Hamilton --
Inequality in society: class --
The American class structure / Dennis Gilbert and Joseph A. Kahl --
The best of times, the worst of times: the Reagan years / Kevin Phillips --
Who owns America? The same old gang / Maurice Zeitlin --
The American upper class / G. William Domhoff --
The children of affluence / Robert Coles --
Class and the production of ideas / Karl Marx --
The uses of poverty: the poor pay all / Herbert J. Gans --
The vicious circle of poverty / Leonard Beeghley --
Falling from grace: downward mobility in American life / Katherine S. Newman --
Inequality in society: race, ethnicity, and gender --
The Black community in the 1980s: questions of race, class, and public policy / William Julius Wilson --
Race relations ine the nineties: where are the dreams of the sixties? / Lewis M. Killian --
Mexican-Americans / John Farley --
Beyond the melting pot / William A. Henry III. Gender differences and gender inequality / Patricia Madoo Lengermann and Ruth A. Wallace --
Women in the labor force: an overview / Francine E. Blau and Anne E. Winkler --
Fraternities and rape on campus / Patricia Yancey Martin and Robert A. Hummer --
Culture --
Culture: a sociological view / Howard S. Becker --
The culture of Appalachia / Kai T. Erikson --
American assumptions about the ways the world works / Charles Y. Glock --
The moral order of a suburb / M.P. Baumgartner --
Social control and social deviance --
Socialization: the internalization of society / Peter Berger and Thomas Luckmann --
Little League baseball and moral socialization / Gary Alan Fine --
The meaning of social cowards / Peter Berger --
There ought to be a law: but why? / Isidor Chein --
An introduction to deviance / Erich Goode --
The saints and the roughnecks / William J. Chambliss --
Social sources of Chinese gang delinquency / Ko-Lin Chin --
Crime, fear, and social disorder / Charles E. Silberman --
Economic institutions, political institutions, and social power --
The origins of institutions / Peter Berger and Thomas Luckmann --
The jail as degradation / John Irwin --
Marx's view of capitalism / Richard Flacks. Corporate interlocks / Harold R. Kerbo --
The empirical side of the power elite debate / Howard R. Kerbo and L. Richard Della Fave --
Kinship, religious, and educational institutions --
The quality of marriage in Middletown: 1924-1976 / Theodore Caplow [and others] --
American families: as they are and were / Paul C. Glick --
American religion and the legacy of the sixties / Wade Clark Roof and William McKinney --
Religion and acts of compassion / Robert Wuthnow --
Contributions of education to social stability and change / Ann Parker Parelius and Robert J. Parelius --
Kindergarten as academic boot camp / Harry L. Gracey --
The dynamic nature of society --
The nature of symbolic interactionism / Herbert Blumer --
Violence and political power: the meek don't make it / William A. Gamson --
Insurrections / Tamotsu Shibutani --
Family in transition / Arlene S. Skolnick and Jerome H. Skolnick --
Youth: a much riskier passage / David Gelman --
The eighties are over / Bill Barol --
The importance of sociology --
Sociology and freedom / Peter Berger.
Responsibility: Joel M. Charon, editor.

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