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Author: Kurt Finsterbusch
Publisher: Guilford, Conn. : Dushkin Pub. Group, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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Forty six selections (classic articles, book excerpts, and case studies) that have shaped the study of society and our contemporary understanding of it. [preface].
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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: pt. 1. Introduction to sociology. The sociological perspective ( From Invitation to Sociology: A Humanistic Perspective / Peter L. Berger --
From The Sociological Imagination / C. Wright Mills). pt. 2. The individual and society. Culture ( From Mirror for Man: The Relation of Anthropology to Modern Life / Clyde Kluckhohn --
from Body Ritual Among the Nacirema / Horace Miner --
From The Mountain People / Colin M. Turnbull --
From The Code of the Streets / Elijah Anderson --
From You Just Don't Understand: Women and Men in Conversation / Deborah Tannen) --
Socialization, personality development and the social construction of society ( From Mind, Self and Society / George Herbert Mead --
From Thinking About Women: Sociological Perspectives on Sex and Gender / Margaret L. Anderson --
From Society as Symbolic Interaction / Herbert Blumer --
From Invitation to Sociology: A Humanistic Perspective / Peter L. Berger --
From The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life / Erving Goffman) --
Deviance, crime and social control ( From Defining Deviancy Down / Daniel Patrick Moynihan --
From Some Conditions of Obedience and Disobedience to Authority / Stanley Milgram --
From Crimes of Obedience: Toward a Social Psychology of Authority and Responsibility / Herbert C. Kelman and V. Lee Hamilton --
From What to do About Crime / James Q. Wilson) --
Social organization: groups, associations, communities and rational organizations ( From Social Organization / Charles Horton Cooley --
From The Prosperous Community: Social Capital and Public Life / Robert D. Putnam --
From Urbanism as a Way of Life / Louis Wirth --
From Bureaucracy / Max Weber). pt. 3. Stratification. Social inequality ( From The Communist Manifesto / Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels --
From Some Principles of Stratification / Kingsley Davis and Wilbert E. Moore --
From The Inequality Express / Barry Bluestone --
From Upside-down Welfare / Daniel D. Huff) --
Views of the top and the bottom ( From The Inner Circle: Large Corporations and the Rise of Business Political Activity in the U.S. and U.K. / Michael Useem --
From Poverty's Children: Growing Up in the South Bronx / Johnathan Kozol) --
Racial and sexual inequality ( From Two Nations: Black and White, Separate, Hostile, Unequal / Andrew Hacker --
From The Truly Disadvantaged: The Inner City / William Julius Wilson --
From Paradoxes of Gender / Judith Lorber --
From Violence Against Women / Toni Nelson). pt. 4. Social institutions. The Political System ( From Who Rules America? Power and Politics in the Year 2000 / G. William Domhoff --
From The Future Face of Terrorism / Marcin J. Cetron and Owen Davis --
From The Challenge of Organizational Change: How Companies Experience It and Leaders Guide It / Rosabeth Moss Kanter, Barry A. Stien and Todd D. Jick --
From Pinto Madness / Mark Dowie --
From The McDonaldization of Society: An Investigation into the Changing Character of Contemporary Social Life / George Ritzer) --
The family ( From The Way We Really Are: Coming to Terms With America's Changing Families / Stephanie Coontz --
from Coping With Commitment: Dilemmas and Conflicts of Family Life / Kathleen Gerson --
From Marriage and the Construction of Reality / Peter L. Berger and Hansfried Kellner) --
Other institutions: religion and health care ( From How Small Groups Are Transforming Our Lives / Robert Wuthnow --
From On Being Sane in Insane Places / D.L. Rosenhan). pt. 5. Social change and the future. Population, environment and the future ( From The Coming Anarchy / Robert D. Kaplan --
From A Special Moment in History / Bill McKibben) --
Social movements and collective behavior ( From The Logic of Collective Action: Public Goods and the Theory of Groups / Mancur Olson, Jr. --
From Social Movements: Ideologies, Interests and Identities / Anthony Oberschall) --
Global social change ( From How Societies Change / Daniel Chirot --
From The Clash of Civilizations? / Samuel P. Huntington).
Other Titles: Notable selections in sociology
Responsibility: edited by Kurt Finsterbusch.

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