Mapping the Social Landscape: Readings in Sociology / Edition 8 available in Paperback
Now with SAGE Publishing, Mapping the Social Landscape: Readings in Sociology is one of the most established and widely-used anthologies for Introductory Sociology. Susan J. Ferguson selects, edits, and introduces 58 readings representing a plurality of voices and views within sociology. The selections include classic statements from great thinkers like C. Wright Mills, Karl Marx, Howard Becker, and Max Weber, as well as the works of contemporary scholars who address current social issues. Many of the readings integrate questions of diversity, helping students see the interrelationships among race-ethnicity, social class, and gender, and understand how these relationships have shaped the experiences of all people in society.
New selections focus on
o how Superstorm Sandy damaged social as well as physical structures
o gender panics and bathrooms
o extreme poverty in the United States
o transgender challenges to our understanding of gender
o a Muslim American punk rock subculture that is challenging Islamophobia
o lessons from the Affordable Care Act
o revolutionary movements for social change
|Edition description:||Eighth Edition|
|Product dimensions:||6.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.10(d)|
About the Author
Susan Ferguson is Professor of Sociology at Grinnell College, where she has taught for over 25 years. Ferguson regularly teaches Introduction to Sociology, and her critically acclaimed anthology, Mapping the Social Landscape: Readings in Sociology (SAGE, Eighth Edition, 2018) is used in introductory classes around the country. Ferguson also teaches courses on the family, medical sociology, global health, and a seminar on social inequality and identity. Ferguson has published in all of these areas, including the research collection, Breast Cancer: Society Shapes an Epidemic (with co-editor Anne Kasper, Palgrave, 2000), Shifting the Center: Understanding Contemporary Families (Sage, 2019), and Race, Gender, Sexuality, and Social Class: Dimensions of Inequality and Identity (Sage, 2016). In addition, Ferguson is the General Editor for “Contemporary Family Perspectives,” a series of research monographs on the family (Sage Publications). During fall 2016, Ferguson taught three courses on the inaugural Colorado State University Semester at Sea voyage, including the Sociology of Gender, Introduction to Sociology, and Global Studies. Most recently, Ferguson has been nominated for the ASA Hans O. Mauksch Award for Distinguished Contributions to Undergraduate Teaching.
Table of Contents
PrefaceAbout the EditorPART I. THE SOCIOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE1. The Promise - C. Wright Mills2. Teenage Wasteland: Suburbia’s Dead-End Kids - Donna Gaines3. An Intersection of Biography and History: My Intellectual Journey - Mary RomeroTheory4. Theoretical Perspectives in Sociology - Chris Hunter and Kent Mc Clelland5. Manifesto of the Communist Party - Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels6. On Being Sane in Insane Places - David L. RosenhanSocial Research7. Finding Out How the Social World Works - Michael Schwalbe8. Interpersonal Dynamics in a Simulated Prison - Craig Haney, W. Curtis Banks, and Philip G. Zimbardo9. Working at Bazooms: The Intersection of Power, Gender, and Sexuality - Meika LoePART II. CULTURE10. Culture: A Sociological View - Howard S. Becker11. “This Is for the Brown Kids!”: Racialization and the Formation of “Muslim” Punk Rock - Amy D. Mc Dowell12. Lovely Hula Hands: Corporate Tourism and the Prostitution of Hawaiian Culture - Haunani-Kay TraskPART III. SOCIALIZATION13. “No Way My Boys Are Going to Be Like That!”: Parents’ Responses to Children’s Gender Nonconformity - Emily W. Kane14. Using Racial and Ethnic Concepts: The Critical Case of Very Young Children - Debra Van Ausdale and Joe R. Feagin15. Making It by Faking It: Working-Class Students in an Elite Academic Environment - Robert Granfield16. Anybody’s Son Will Do - Gwynne DyerPART IV. GROUPS AND SOCIAL STRUCTURE17. The Birth of the Intravidual - Dalton Conley18. Peer Power: Clique Dynamics Among School Children - Patricia A. Adler and Peter Adler19. Shopping as Symbolic Interaction: Race, Class, and Gender in the Toy Store - Christine L. WilliamsPART V. DEVIANCE, CRIME, AND SOCIAL CONTROL20. Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia: The Development of Deviant Identities - Penelope A. Mc Lorg and Diane E. Taub21. Fraternities and Collegiate Rape Culture: Why Are Some Fraternities More Dangerous Places for Women? - A. Ayres Boswell and Joan Z. Spade22. Descent Into Madness: The New Mexico State Prison Riot - Mark ColvinPART VI. SOCIAL INEQUALITYSocial Class23. Some Principles of Stratification - Kingsley Davis and Wilbert E. Moore, with a response by Melvin Tumin24. Who Rules America?: The Corporate Community and the Upper Class - G. William Domhoff25. Race, Homeownership, and Wealth - Thomas M. Shapiro26. Understanding the Dynamics of $2-a-Day Poverty in the United States - H. Luke Shaefer, Kathyrn Edin, and Elizabeth TalbertGender27. Gender as Structure - Barbara Risman28. Doing Gender, Determining Gender: Transgender People, Gender Panics, and the Maintenance of the Sex/Gender/Sexuality System - Laurel Westbrook and Kristen Schilt29. “Dude, You’re a Fag”: Adolescent Masculinity and the Fag Discourse - C. J. Pascoe30. Because She Looks Like a Child - Kevin BalesRace and Ethnicity31. What Is Racial Domination? - Matthew Desmond and Mustafa Emirbayer32. At a Slaughterhouse, Some Things Never Die - Charlie Le Duff33. Out of Sorts: Adoption and (Un)Desirable Children - Katherin M. Flower Kim34. Yearning for Lightness: Transnational Circuits in the Marketing and Consumption of Skin Lighteners - Evelyn Nakano GlennPART VII. SOCIAL INSTITUTIONSPower and Politics35. The Power Elite - C. Wright Mills36. Diversity in the Power Elite - Richard L. Zweigenhaft and G. William Domhoff37. The Rise of the New Global Elite - Chrystia FreelandMass Media38. Convergence: News Production in a Digital Age - Eric Klinenberg39. “It’s Dude Time!”: A Quarter Century of Excluding Women’s Sports in Televised News and Highlight Shows - Cheryl Cooky, Michael A. Messner, and Michela Musto40. Controlling the Media in Iraq - Andrew M. LindnerThe Economy and Work41. Over the Counter: Mc Donald’s - Robin Leidner42. Racializing the Glass Escalator: Reconsidering Men’s Experiences With Women’s Work - Adia Harvey Wingfield43. The Time Bind: When Work Becomes Home and Home Becomes Work - Arlie Russell HochschildReligion44. The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism - Max Weber45. Religion and Society: Of Gods and Demons - Steven P. Dandaneau46. Muslims in America - Jen’nan Ghazal ReadHealth and Medicine47. United States Health Care Reform: Progress to Date and Next Steps - Barack Obama48. Sand Castles and Snake Pits - Lillian B. Rubin49. A Slow, Toxic Decline: Dialysis Patients, Technological Failure, and the Unfulfilled Promise of Health in America - Keith WailooEducation50. Civilize Them With a Stick - Mary Crow Dog and Richard Erdoes51. A School in a Garden - Mitchell L. Stevens52. Bad Boys: Public Schools in the Making of Black Masculinity - Ann Arnett FergusonThe Family53. The Deinstitutionalization of American Marriage - Andrew J. Cherlin54. Promises I Can Keep: Why Poor Women Put Motherhood Before Marriage - Kathryn Edin and Maria Kefalas55. Invisible Inequality: Social Class and Childrearing in Black Families and White Families - Annette LareauPART VIII. SOCIAL CHANGE56. Revolutions and Regime Change - Jeff Goodwin and René Rojas57. Superstorm Sandy: Restoring Security at the Shore - Diane C. Bates58. The Cosmopolitan Canopy - Elijah Anderson