Exploring Social Life: Readings to Accompany Essentials of Sociology / Edition 3

Exploring Social Life: Readings to Accompany Essentials of Sociology / Edition 3

by James M. Henslin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0205530532

ISBN-13: 9780205530533

Pub. Date: 03/01/2007

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.

This brief and economical reader, edited by James M. Henslin, is especially designed to be used as a companion to Essentials of Sociology: A Down-to-Earth Approach, Seventh Edition. There is one reading per text chapter, including a selection to accompany the online chapter, "The Sociology of Human Sexuality." Readings New to This Edition: "From the Village to the…  See more details below

Overview

This brief and economical reader, edited by James M. Henslin, is especially designed to be used as a companion to Essentials of Sociology: A Down-to-Earth Approach, Seventh Edition. There is one reading per text chapter, including a selection to accompany the online chapter, "The Sociology of Human Sexuality." Readings New to This Edition: "From the Village to the Factory," by Mary Beth Mills, "Showing My Color," by Clarence Page, "The McDonaldization of America," by George Ritzer. Order separately or valuepack with Essentials of Sociology: A Down-to-Earth Approach, Seventh Edition for {dollar}5 net. Valuepack ISBN: 0-205-51909-1.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205530533
Publisher:
Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Publication date:
03/01/2007
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
6.98(w) x 9.08(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents


Preface     ix
The Sociological Perspective     1
The Sociological Perspective
Invitation to Sociology   Peter L. Berger     3
Culture
The Fierce People   Napoleon Chagnon     12
Socialization
Anybody's Son Will Do   Gwynne Dyer     26
Social Structure and Social Interaction
Diary of a Homeless Man   John R. Coleman     37
Social Groups and Social Control     49
Social Groups and Formal Organizations
Just Another Routine Emergency   Daniel F. Chambliss     51
Deviance and Social Control
Becoming a Prostitute   Nanette J. Davis     61
Social Inequality     71
Social Stratification in Global Perspective
From the Village to the Factory   Mary Beth Mills     73
Social Class in the United States
The Uses of Poverty: The Poor Pay All   Herbert J. Gans     85
Inequalities of Race and Ethnicity
Showing My Color   Clarence Page     92
Inequalities of Gender and Age
Sick Societies   Robert B. Edgerton     100
Social Institutions     109
Politics and the Economy
The Power Elite   C. Wright Mills     111
Marriage and Family
When Work Becomes Home and Home BecomesWork   Arlie Russell Hochschild     119
Education and Religion
College Athletes and Role Conflict   Peter Adler   Patricia A. Adler     129
Social Change     139
Population and Urbanization
Streetwise   Elijah Anderson     141
Social Change: "Technology, Social Movements, and the Environment
The McDonaldization of Society   George Ritzer     151
The Sociology of Human Sexuality
How Many Sexual Partners Do Americans Have?   Robert T. Michael   John H. Gagnon   Edward O. Laumann   Gina Kolata     163
Name Index     173
Subject Index     175

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