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Seeing ourselves : classic, contemporary, and cross-cultural readings in sociology

Author: John J Macionis; Nijole V Benokraitis
Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice Hall, 1992.
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Seeing ourselves.
Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice Hall, 1992
(OCoLC)988342363
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John J Macionis; Nijole V Benokraitis
ISBN: 0137992300 9780137992300
OCLC Number: 24318627
Description: xi, 469 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The promise of sociology / C. Wright Mills --
Invitation to sociology / Peter L. Berger --
Womanspeak and manspeak: sex differences and sexism in communication, verbal and nonverbal / Nancy Henley --
Body ritual among the Nacirema / Horace Miner --
The case for value-free sociology / Max Weber --
Whose side are we on? / Howard S. Becker --
Female anthropologist and male informant: gender conflict in a Sicilian town / Maureen Giovannini --
Symbol: the basic element of culture / Leslie A. White --
The rape culture / Dianne F. Herman --
Explaining the pig taboo / Marvin Harris --
Manifesto of the Communist Party / Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels --
The computer society: changing the workplace / Shoshana Zuboff --
The Amish: a small society / John A. Hostetler --
The self / George Herbert Mead --
Homeless on the streets of New York / John R. Coleman --
Socialization in China / David Y.F. Ho. --
The presentation of self / Erving Goffman --
What makes something funny / John J. Macionis --
The death of the Frito Bandito / Marty Westerman. Primary groups / Charles Horton Cooley --
The characteristics of bureaucracy / Max Weber --
Women at work: the "Mommy track" controversy / Felice N. Schwartz --
Japanese etiquette and ethics of business / Boye De Mente --
The functions of crime / Emile Durkheim --
On being sane in insane places / David L. Rosenhan --
Crime in world perspective / Elliott Currie --
Some principles of stratification / Kingsley Davis --
The global economy: consequences for American inequality / Robert B. Reich --
Notes from the underclass: Soviet style / Cathy Young --
The social effects of emancipation / W.E.B. Du Bois --
The Black ghetto underclass / William Julius Wilson --
The rise of Hispanic affluence / William O'Hare --
The myth of the "model minority'' / Ronald Takaki --
Cultural contradictions and sex roles / Mirra Komarovsky --
Subtle and covert forms of sex discrimination / Nijole V. Benokraitis --
Homosexual behavior in cross-cultural perspective / J.M. Carrier --
The tragedy of old age in America / Robert N. Butler --
Raging against aging / Ruth Hamel --
The aged as teachers / Donald O. Cowgill --
"His" and "Her" marriage / Jessie Bernard --
Ten years after: the consequences of divorce / Judith S. Wallerstein --
Love, arranged marriage, and the Indian social structure / Giri Raj Gupta. Education and inequality / Samuel Bowles --
Why don't college students participate? / David A. Karp --
Black students' school success: coping with the "burden of 'acting white' " / Signithia Fordham --
The protestant ethic and the spirit of capitalism / Max Weber --
Evangelicals in America / Kenneth A. Briggs --
Americans facing toward Mecca / Richard N. Ostling --
The power elite / C. Wright Mills --
Pornography: morality or politics? / Catharine A. MacKinnon --
Political doublespeak: a global pattern / William Lutz --
Alientated labor / Karl Marx --
Working: jobs and how people feel about them / Studs Terkel --
The revolutionary changes in Eastern Europe / Milovan Djilas --
The social structure of medicine / Talcott Parsons --
AIDS: a modern epidemic / Charles E. Rosenberg --
The health of black America / Gerald David Jaynes --
Urbanism as a way of life / Louis Wirth --
The urban real estate game: traditional and critical perspectives / Joe R. Feagin --
Third world metropolises are becoming monsters / "Der Spiegel" --
On the origins of social movements / Jo Freeman --
MADD's anti-drunk driving crusade / Steven L. Nock --
The emergence and growth of women's studies programs / Marian Chamberlain --
The metropolis and mental life / Georg Simmel --
The search for meaning in modern America / Robert N. Bellah --
The trials of modernization: the case of Brazil's Kaiapo Indians / Marlise Simons.
Responsibility: [edited by] John J. Macionis and Nijole V. Benokraitis.

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