Sociology: Exploring the Architecture of Everyday Life Readings / Edition 8

Sociology: Exploring the Architecture of Everyday Life Readings / Edition 8

by Jodi A. O'Brien
     
 

ISBN-10: 1412979420

ISBN-13: 9781412979429

Pub. Date: 12/01/2009

Publisher: Sage Publications (CA)

Providing provocative, eye-opening examples that illuminate the relationship between the individual and society, this Eighth Edition of David M.Newman's and Jodi O'Brein's acclaimed Sociology: Exploring the Architecture of Everyday Life Readings includes a mix of short articles, chapters, and excerpts. In addition to new readings and more coverage of global

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Providing provocative, eye-opening examples that illuminate the relationship between the individual and society, this Eighth Edition of David M.Newman's and Jodi O'Brein's acclaimed Sociology: Exploring the Architecture of Everyday Life Readings includes a mix of short articles, chapters, and excerpts. In addition to new readings and more coverage of global issues and world religions, the Eighth Edition focusses on sociological theory, methodologies, and history to help students learn how to analyze what they read, as well as to understand how research is done are how today's theories developed over time.

New and Hallmark Features

Includes new readings that show how race, social class, gender, and sexual orientation intersect to influence everyday experiences

Presents updated and expanded coverage of global issues and world religions

Explores topical issues such as environment, climate change, macro-structure, and post-9/11 conditions

Provides an expansive discussion of sociological theory and methodologies

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412979429
Publisher:
Sage Publications (CA)
Publication date:
12/01/2009
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Preface viii

About the Editors x

Part I The Individual And Society

1 Taking a New Look at a Familiar World 2

The Sociological Imagination C. Wright Mills 4

Invitation to Sociology Peter Berger 9

The My Lai Massacre: A Military Crime of Obedience Herbert Kelman V. Lee Hamilton 13

2 Seeing and Thinking Sociologically 26

Culture of Fear Barry Glassner 28

Researching Dealers and Smugglers Patricia A.Adler 41

Part II The Constrution Of Self And Society

3 Building Reality: The Social Construction of Knowledge 50

Concepts, Indicators, and Reality Earl Babbie 52

Sense and Nonsense About Surveys Howard Schuman 57

4 Building Order: Culture and History 63

Body Ritual Among the Nacirema Horace Miner 65

The Melting Pot Anne Fadiman 69

McDonald's in Hong Kong: Consumerism, Dietary Change, and the Rise of a Children's Culture James L. Watson 79

5 Building Identity: Socialization 87

Life as the Maid's Daughter: An Exploration of the Everyday Boundaries of Race, Class, and Gender Mary Romero 89

The Making of Culture, Identity, and Ethnicity Among Asian American Youth Min Zhou Jennifer Lee 98

Working'the Code': On Girls, Gender, and Inner-City Violence Nikki Jones 106

6 Supporting Identity: The Presentation of Self 115

The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life: Selections Erving Goffman 117

Maternity and Its Discontents: "Getting the Body Back" After Pregnancy Rebecca'L. Upton Sallie S. Han 127

The Girl Hunt: Urban Nightlife and the Performance of Masculinity as Collective Activity David Grazian 134

7 Building Social Relationships: Intimacy and Family 143

The Radical Idea of Marrying for Love StephanieCoontz 145

Diversity Among Same-Sex Couples and Their Children Gary Gates 156

Coping With Commitment: Dilemmas and Conflicts of Family Life Kathleen Gerson 162

8 Constructing Difference: Social Deviance 176

Watching the Canary Lani Guinier Gerald Torres 178

Patients, "Potheads," and Dying to Get High Wendy Chapkis 182

Medicine as an Institution of Social Control Peter Conrad Joseph W. Schneider 191

Part III Social Structure, Institutions, And Everyday Life

9 The Structure of Society: Organizations and Social Institutions 202

These Dark Satanic Mills William Greider 204

How to Squeeze More out of a Penny Ellen Israel Rosen 215

Separating the Men From the Moms: The Making of Adult Gender Segregation in Youth Sports Michael A. Messner Suzel Bozada-Deas 225

10 The Architecture of Stratification: Social Class and Inequality 234

Making Class Invisible Gregory Mantsios 236

The Compassion Gap in American Poverty Policy Fred Block Anna C. Korteweg Kerry Woodward Zach Schiller Imrul Mazid 242

Avenue to Adulthood: Teenage Pregnancy and the Meaning of Motherhood in Poor Communities Gabrielle Raley 251

11 The Architecture of Inequality: Race and Ethnicity 259

Racial and Ethnic Formation Michael Omi Howard Winant 261

Optional Ethnicities: For Whites Only? Mary C. Waters 268

The Downside of Racial Uplift: The Meaning of Gentrification in an African American Neighborhood Michelle Boyd 275

12 The Architecture of Inequality: Sex and Gender 284

Black Women and a New Definition of Womanhood Bart Landry 286

Still a Man's World: Men Who Do "Women's Work" Christine L. Williams 298

Cheerleading and the Gendered Politics of Sport Laura Grindstaff Emily West 308

13 Global Dynamics and Population Demographic Trends 319

Age-Segregation in Later Life: An Examination of Personal Networks Peter Uhlenberg Jenny de Jong Gierveld 321

Accessing Assets: Immigrant Youth's Work as Family Translators or "Para-Phrasers" Marjorie Faulstich Orellana Lisa Dorner Lucila Pulido 329

Love and Gold Arlie Russell Hochschild 339

14 The Architects of Change: Reconstructing Society 347

Muslim American Immigrants After 9/11: The Struggle for Civil Rights Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo 349

Challenging Power: Toxic Waste Protests and the Politicization of White, Working-Class Women Celene Krauss 358

"Aqui estamos y no nos vamos!" Global Capital and Immigrant Rights William I. Robinson 370

Credits 380

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