BUNDLE: Newman: Sociology Brief 3e + Edwards: Writing in Sociology

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David M. Newman, Sociology: Exploring the Architecture of Everyday Life, Brief Edition, Third Edition

In the brief, third edition of Sociology: Exploring the Architecture of Everyday Life, author David Newman once again draws students in to the fascinating world of sociological thought. With his eminently readable style and lively personal...

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We offer these texts bundled together at a discount for your students.

David M. Newman, Sociology: Exploring the Architecture of Everyday Life, Brief Edition, Third Edition

In the brief, third edition of Sociology: Exploring the Architecture of Everyday Life, author David Newman once again draws students in to the fascinating world of sociological thought. With his eminently readable style and lively personal anecdotes Newman encourages students to take a step back from the textbook and think about how sociology applies to their lives. Using vivid prose, current examples, and fresh data, this brief and concise text presents a well-organized and digestible overview of the social construction of society.

Mark Edwards, Writing in Sociology

With humor and empathy, this handbook provides undergraduate and early-career graduate students guidance in sociological writing of all kinds. It offers unusual approaches to developing ideas into research questions, utilizing research literature, constructing research papers, and completing different kinds of course writing (including case studies, theory papers, and applied social science projects). The book is more targeted to the undergraduate or early-career graduate student struggling with a first research paper. By focusing on how to think about the goals and strategies implicit in each section of a writing project, this book provides accessible advice to novice sociological writers.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781452258867
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 9/20/2012
  • Edition number: 3
  • Product dimensions: 8.00 (w) x 9.80 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

David M. Newman earned his B.A. from San Diego State University in 1981 and his graduate degrees from the University of Washington in Seattle (M.A. 1984, PhD 1988). After a year at the University of Connecticut, David went to DePauw University in 1989 and has been there ever since. David teaches courses in Contemporary Society, Deviance, Mental Illness, Family, Social Psychology, and Research Methods. He has published numerous articles on teaching and has presented research papers on the intersection of gender and power in intimate relationships. Recently most of his scholarly activity has been devoted to writing and revising several books, including Sociology: Exploring the Architecture of Everyday Life (SAGE, 2014); Identities and Inequalities: Exploring the Intersections of Race, Class, Gender, and Sexuality (McGraw-Hill, 2012); and Families: A Sociological Perspective (McGraw-Hill, 2009). He is currently working on a book-length manuscript that examines the cultural meaning, institutional importance, and social limitations of “second chance” narratives in everyday life.
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