Society: Readings to Accompany Sociology / Edition 2

Society: Readings to Accompany Sociology / Edition 2

by James M. Henslin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0205578713

ISBN-13: 9780205578719

Pub. Date: 05/09/2008

Publisher: Pearson

This brief and economical reader, edited by Jim Henslin, is specifically designed to be used as a companion to Sociology, A Down-to-Earth Approach: Core Concepts. There are two readings per text chapter, to support the kind of in-depth study of high-priority topics that Core Concepts is designed for.

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This brief and economical reader, edited by Jim Henslin, is specifically designed to be used as a companion to Sociology, A Down-to-Earth Approach: Core Concepts. There are two readings per text chapter, to support the kind of in-depth study of high-priority topics that Core Concepts is designed for.

New to this Edition

  • Diary of a Homeless Man by John R. Coleman
  • Learning Silence: Boys and Girls in School by Peggy Orenstein
  • Inside Organized Racism by Kathleen M. Blee
  • The American Family by Stephanie Coontz

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205578719
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
05/09/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
1,193,873
Product dimensions:
6.98(w) x 9.14(h) x 0.39(d)

Table of Contents

Comprehensive Table of Contents:

*New articles are starred and in bold

I. The Sociological Perspective

1. Invitation to Sociology, by Peter L. Berger

2. The Lives of Homeless Women, by Elliot Liebow

II. Culture

3. The Fierce People by Napoleon Chagnon

4. Diary of a Homeless Man by John R. Coleman *

III. Socialization

5. Extreme Isolation by Kingsley Davis

6. Anybody’s Son Will Do by Gwynne Dyer

IV. Social Structure and Social Interaction

7. Street wise by Elijah Anderson *

8. The Great American Football Ritual by Douglas E. Foley

V. Social Groups

9. Hanging Tongues: A Sociological Encounter with the Assembly Line by William E. Thompson

10. Just Another Routine Emergency by Daniel F. Chambliss

VI. Deviance and Social Control

11. Becoming a Prostitute by Nanette J. Davis

12. Outlaw Motorcyclists by J. Mark Watson

VII. Social Stratification

13. The Uses of Poverty: The Poor Pay All by Herbert Gans

14. The U.S. Upper Class by Stephen Higley

VIII. Sex and Gender

15. Learning Silence: Boys and Girls in School by Peggy Orenstein *

16. “But What Do You Mean?” Women and Men in Conversation by Deborah Tannen

IX. Race and Ethnicity

17. Inside Organized Racism by Kathleen M. Blee *

18. Invisible Man by Lawrence Otis Graham

X. Marriage and Family

19. The American Family by Stephanie Coontz*

20. The Transformation of Family Life by Lillian B. Rubin

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