The Myth of Individualism: How Social Forces Shape Our Lives

The Myth of Individualism: How Social Forces Shape Our Lives

by Peter Callero
     
 

The Myth of Individualism offers a concise introduction to sociology and sociological thinking. Drawing upon personal stories, historical events and sociological research, Callero shows how powerful social forces shape individual lives in subtle but compelling ways.See more details below

Overview

The Myth of Individualism offers a concise introduction to sociology and sociological thinking. Drawing upon personal stories, historical events and sociological research, Callero shows how powerful social forces shape individual lives in subtle but compelling ways.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780742599901
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
11/16/2009
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
186
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the Second Edition
Acknowledgments
Introduction
1: Individualism: The Power of a Myth
2: Becoming a Person: The Power of Symbols
3: Conformity and Disobedience: The Power of the Group
4: Family Matters: The Power of Social Class
5: Globalization: The Power of Capitalism
6: Violence, Sex, and Politics: The Power of Mass Media
7: From “Me” to “We”: The Power of Collective Action
Conclusion
Notes

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >