Wadsworth Classic Readings in Sociology / Edition 5

Wadsworth Classic Readings in Sociology / Edition 5

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ISBN-10: 0495602760

ISBN-13: 9780495602767

Pub. Date: 02/05/2010

Publisher: Cengage Learning

A resounding best seller, this series of classic articles written by key sociologists and social thinkers will compliment any introductory sociology textbook. This reader serves as a foundation where students can read original works that teach the fundamental ideas of sociology. Priced right as a stand-alone and free when bundled with Wadsworth introductory texts,

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A resounding best seller, this series of classic articles written by key sociologists and social thinkers will compliment any introductory sociology textbook. This reader serves as a foundation where students can read original works that teach the fundamental ideas of sociology. Priced right as a stand-alone and free when bundled with Wadsworth introductory texts, this brief reader is a convenient and painless way to bring the "great thinkers" to your students.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495602767
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
02/05/2010
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
1,081,596
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

1. The Promise of Sociology. C. Wright Mills. 2. Invitation to Sociology. Peter L. Berger. 3. Manifesto of the Communist Party. Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels. 4. Body Ritual Among Nacirema. Horace Miner. 5. Lynch Law in America Ida B. Wells-Barnett 6. The Self. George Herbert Mead. 7. The Presentation of Self. Erving Goffman. 8. The Normality of Crime. Emile Durkheim 9. On Being Sane in Insane Places. D.L. Rosenhahn 10. The Uses of Poverty: The Poor Pay All. Herbert J. Gans. 11. The Souls of Black Folks. W.E.B. Du Bois. 12. Women and Economics. Charlotte Perkins Gilman 13. The Power Elite. C. Wright Mills. 14. Savage Inequalities. Jonathan Kozol. 15. Division of Labor. Emile Durkheim. 16. The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism. Weber.

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