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Author: Kurt Finsterbusch
Publisher: Guilford, Conn. : Dushkin Pub. Group, ©1999.
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Presents 46 selections - classic articles, book excerpts, and research studies - that have shaped the study of sociology and our contemporary understanding of it. This work also includes selections  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kurt Finsterbusch
ISBN: 069739140X 9780697391407
OCLC Number: 40904785
Description: xi, 390 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Part 1. Introduction to SociologyCHAPTER 1. The Sociological Perspective1.1. Peter L. Berger, from Invitation to Sociology: A Humanistic Perspective"1.2. C. Wright Mills, from The Sociological Imagination"Part 2. The Individual and SocietyCHAPTER 2. Culture2.1. Clyde Kluckhohn, from Mirror for Man: The Relation of Anthropology to Modern Life"2.2. Horace Miner, from "Body Ritual Among the Nacirema," American Anthropologist"2.3. Colin M. Turnbull, from The Mountain People"2.4. Elijah Anderson, from "The Code of the Streets," The Atlantic Monthly"<new>2.5. Deborah Tannen, from You Just Don't Understand: Women and Men in Conversation"CHAPTER 3. Socialization, Personality Development, and the Social Construction of Society3.1. George Herbert Mead, from Mind, Self and Society"<new>3.2. Margaret L. Andersen, from Thinking About Women: Sociological Perspectives on Sex and Gender," 4th ed.<new>3.3. Herbert Blumer, from "Society as Symbolic Interaction," in Arnold M. Rose, ed., Human Behavior and Social Processes"CHAPTER 4. Social Roles and the Presentation of Self4.1. Peter L. Berger, from Invitation to Sociology: A Humanistic Perspective"4.2. Erving Goffman, from The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life"CHAPTER 5. Deviance, Crime, and Social Control5.1. Daniel Patrick Moynihan, from "Defining Deviancy Down," The American Scholar"5.2. Stanley Milgram, from "Some Conditions of Obedience and Disobedience to Authority," Human Relations"<new>5.3. Herbert C. Kelman and V. Lee Hamilton, from Crimes of Obedience: Toward a Social Psychology of Authority and Responsibility"5.4. James Q. Wilson, from "What to Do About Crime," Commentary"CHAPTER 6. Social Organization: Groups, Associations, Communities, and Rational Organizations6.1. Charles Horton Cooley, from Social Organization"6.2. Robert D. Putnam, from "The Prosperous Community: Social Capital and Public Life," The American Prospect"6.3. Louis Wirth, from "Urbanism as a Way of Life," American Journal of Sociology"<new>6.4. Max Weber, from "Bureaucracy," in H. H. Gerth and C. Wright Mills, eds. and trans., From Max Weber: Essays in Sociology"Part 3. StratificationCHAPTER 7. Social Inequality7.1. Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, from The Communist Manifesto"7.2. Kingsley Davis and Wilbert E. Moore, from "Some Principles of Stratification," American Sociological Review"<new>7.3. Barry Bluestone, from "The Inequality Express," in Robert Kuttner, ed., Ticking Time Bombs"<new>7.4. Daniel D. Huff, from "Upside-Down Welfare," Public Welfare"CHAPTER 8. Views of the Top and the Bottom8.1. Michael Useem, from The Inner Circle: Large Corporations and the Rise of Business Political Activity in the U.S. and U.K."<new>8.2. Jonathan Kozol, from "Poverty's Children: Growing Up in the South Bronx," The Progressive"CHAPTER 9. Racial and Sexual Inequality<new>9.1. Andrew Hacker, from Two Nations: Black and White, Separate, Hostile, Unequal"9.2. William Julius Wilson, from The Truly Disadvantaged: The Inner City, the Underclass, and Public Policy"9.3. Judith Lorber, from Paradoxes of Gender"<new>9.4. Toni Nelson, from "Violence Against Women," World Watch"Part 4. Social InstitutionsCHAPTER 10. The Political System<new>10.1. G. William Domhoff, from Who Rules America? Power and Politics in the Year 2000," 3rd ed.10.2. Marvin J. Cetron and Owen Davies, from "The Future Face of Terrorism," The Futurist"CHAPTER 11. The Corporate World11.1. Rosabeth Moss Kanter, Barry A. Stein, and Todd D. Jick, from The Challenge of Organizational Change: How Companies Experience It and Leaders Guide It"11.2. Mark Dowie, from "Pinto Madness," Mother Jones"<new>11.3. George Ritzer, from The McDonaldization of Society: An Investigation into the Changing Character of Contemporary Social Life," rev. ed.CHAPTER 12. The Family<new>12.1. Stephanie Coontz, from The Way We Really Are: Coming to Terms With America's Changing Families"12.2. Kathleen Gerson, from "Coping With Commitment: Dilemmas and Conflicts of Family Life," in Alan Wolfe, ed., America at Century's End"12.3. Peter L. Berger and Hansfried Kellner, from "Marriage and the Construction of Reality," Diogenes"CHAPTER 13. Other Institutions: Religion and Health Care<new>13.1. Robert Wuthnow, from "How Small Groups Are Transforming Our Lives," Christianity Today"13.2. D. L. Rosenhan, from "On Being Sane in Insane Places," Science"Part 5. Social Change and the FutureCHAPTER 14. Population, Environment, and the Future14.1. Robert D. Kaplan, from "The Coming Anarchy," The Atlantic Monthly"<new>14.2. Bill McKibben, from "A Special Moment in History," The Atlantic Monthly"CHAPTER 15. Social Movements and Collective Behavior15.1. Mancur Olson, Jr., from The Logic of Collective Action: Public Goods and the Theory of Groups"15.2. Anthony Oberschall, from Social Movements: Ideologies, Interests, and Identities"CHAPTER 16. Global Social Change<new>16.1. Daniel Chirot, from How Societies Change"16.2. Samuel P. Huntington, from "The Clash of Civilizations?" Foreign Affairs"
Other Titles: Notable selections in sociology
Responsibility: edited by Kurt Finsterbusch.


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