The Forest and the Trees: Sociology as Life, Practice, and Promise

The Forest and the Trees: Sociology as Life, Practice, and Promise

by Allan Johnson

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ISBN-13: 9781439911877
Publisher: Temple University Press
Publication date: 09/12/2014
Edition description: 3rd Edition
Pages: 186
Sales rank: 387,266
Product dimensions: 8.90(w) x 5.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Allan G. Johnson is a nationally recognized sociologist, nonfiction author, novelist, and public speaker best known for his work on issues of privilege and oppression, especially in relation to gender and race. He is the author of numerous books, including The Gender Knot: Unraveling Our Patriarchal Legacy (Temple) and Privilege, Power, and Difference. His work has been translated into several languages and excerpted in numerous anthologies. Visit him online at www.agjohnson.us and follow his blog at www.agjohnson.wordpress.com.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Introduction: Life, Practice, and Promise
1   The Forest, the Trees, and the One Thing
2   Culture: Symbols, Ideas, and the Stuff of Life
3   The Structures of Social Life
4   Population and Human Ecology: People, Space, and Place
5   Us, It, and Social Interaction
6   Things Are Not What They Seem
7   Sociology as Worldview: Where White Privilege Came From
Epilogue: Who Are We Really?

Notes
Glossary
Index

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laurarc More than 1 year ago
Sure to be a beginning to a new sociological perspective, also very readable.