Sociology: Exploring the Architecture of Everyday Life, Brief Edition

Sociology: Exploring the Architecture of Everyday Life, Brief Edition

by David M. Newman
     
 

ISBN-10: 1412966698

ISBN-13: 9781412966696

Pub. Date: 02/01/2009

Publisher: SAGE Publications

The Seventh edition of David Newman's Sociology: Exploring the Architecture of Everyday Life once again invites students into the world of sociological thought. Sociology encourages students to think less about the next test and more about how sociology applies to their everyday lives.

In addition to updated coverage and fresh examples, this

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Overview

The Seventh edition of David Newman's Sociology: Exploring the Architecture of Everyday Life once again invites students into the world of sociological thought. Sociology encourages students to think less about the next test and more about how sociology applies to their everyday lives.

In addition to updated coverage and fresh examples, this edition features revamped Micro-Macro Connections that have been even further honed to help students understand the link between individual lives and the structure of society.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412966696
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
02/01/2009
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Glossary

Index

Preface

Acknowledgments

PART I. THE INDIVIDUAL AND SOCIETY

1. Taking a New Look at a Familiar World

2. Seeing and Thinking Sociologically

PART II. THE CONSTRUCTION OF SELF AND SOCIETY

3. Building Reality: The Social Construction of Knowledge

4. Building Order: Culture and History

5. Building Identity: Socialization

6. Building Image: The Presentation of Self

7. Constructing Difference: Social Deviance

8. Building Social Relationships: Intimacy and Families

PART III. SOCIAL STRUCTURE, INSTITUTIONS, AND EVERYDAY LIFE

9. The Structure of Society: Organizations and Social Institutions

10. The Architecture of Stratification: Social Class and Inequality

11. The Architecture of Inequality: Race and Ethnicity

12. The Architecture of Inequality: Sex and Gender

13. The Global Dynamics of Population: Demographic Trends

14. Architects of Change: Reconstructing Society

References

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