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Sociology, Books a la Carte Edition / Edition 14
     

Sociology, Books a la Carte Edition / Edition 14

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by John J. Macionis
 

ISBN-10: 0205117023

ISBN-13: 9780205117024

Pub. Date: 10/09/2011

Publisher: Pearson

Sociology 13/e shows students how sociology is relevant in their daily lives. The new edition has an innovate new design, contemporary and relevant student applications, plus a wealth of supplemental material. This revision elevates Sociology's high standard of excellence, ensuring that it remains one of the foremost comprehensive introductory

Overview

Sociology 13/e shows students how sociology is relevant in their daily lives. The new edition has an innovate new design, contemporary and relevant student applications, plus a wealth of supplemental material. This revision elevates Sociology's high standard of excellence, ensuring that it remains one of the foremost comprehensive introductory sociology resources for students and instructors alike.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205117024
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
10/09/2011
Pages:
696
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

IN THIS SECTION:
1.) BRIEF
2.) COMPREHENSIVE

BRIEF TABLE OF CONTENTS:


Part I The Foundations of Sociology

Chapter 1 The Sociological Perspective

Chapter 2 Sociological Investigation

Part II The Foundations of Society

Chapter 3 Culture

Chapter 4 Society Chapter 5 Socialization Chapter 6 Social Interaction in Everyday Life Chapter 7 Groups and Organizations Chapter 8 Sexuality and Society Chapter 9 Deviance

Part III Social Inequality

Chapter 10. Social Stratification Chapter 11 Social Class in the United States Chapter 12 Global Stratification Chapter 13 Gender Stratification Chapter 14 Race and Ethnicity Chapter 15 Aging and the Elderly

Part IV Social Institutions

Chapter 16 The Economy and Work Chapter 17 Politics and Government Chapter 18 Families

Chapter 19 Religion Chapter 20 Education Chapter 21 Health and Medicine

Part V Social Change

Chapter 22 Population, Urbanization, and Environment Chapter 23 Collective Behavior and Social Movements Chapter 24 Social Change: Traditional, Modern, and Postmodern Societies

COMPREHENSIVE TABLE OF CONTENTS

Part I The Foundations of Sociology

Chapter 1 The Sociological Perspective

The Sociological Perspective

Seeing the General in the Particular

Seeing the Strange in the Familiar

Seeing Society in Our Everyday Lives

Seeing Sociologically: Marginality and Crisis

The Importance of a Global Perspective

Applying the Sociological Perspective

Sociology and Public Policy

Sociology and Personal Growth

Careers: The "Sociology Advantage"

The Origins of Sociology

Social Change and Sociology

Science and Sociology

Sociological Theory

The Structural-Functional Approach

The Social-Conflict Approach

Feminism and the Gender-Conflict Approach

The Race-Conflict Approach

The Symbolic-Interaction Approach

Applying the Approaches: The Sociology of Sports

The Functions of Sports

Sports and Conflict
Sports as Interaction

Seeing Sociology in Everyday Life

Making the Grade

Chapter 2 Sociological Investigation

Basics of Sociological Investigation

Science as One Form of Truth

Common Sense versus Scientific Evidence

Three Ways to Do Sociology

Positivist Sociology

Interpretive Sociology

Critical Sociology

Research Orientations and Theory

Gender and Research

Research Ethics

Methods of Sociological Research

Testing a Hypothesis: The Experiment

Asking Questions: Survey Research

In the Field: Participant Observation

Using Available Data: Existing Sources

The Interplay of Theory and Method

Putting It All Together: Ten Steps in Sociological Investigation

Seeing Sociology in Everyday Life

Making the Grade

Part II The Foundations of Society

Chapter 3 Culture

What is Culture?

Culture and Human Intelligence

Culture, Nation, and Society

How Many Cultures?

The Elements of Culture

Symbols

Language

Values and Beliefs

Norms

Ideal and Real Culture

Material Culture and Technology

New Information Technology and Culture

Cultural Diversity: Many Ways of Life in One World

High Culture and Popular Culture

Subculture

Multiculturalism

Counterculture

Cultural Change

Ethnocentrism and Cultural Relativism

A Global Culture?

Theoretical Analysis of Culture

The Functions of Culture: Structural-Functional Analysis

Inequality and Culture: Social-Conflict Analysis

Evolution and Culture: Sociobiology

Culture and Human Freedom

Culture as Constraint

Culture as Freedom

Seeing Sociology in Everyday Life

Making the Grade

Chapter 4 Society
Gerhard Lenski: Society and Technology
Hunting and Gathering Societies
Horticultural and Pastoral Societies
Agrarian Societies
Industrial Societies
Postindustrial Societies
The Limits of Technology Karl Marx: Society and Conflict
Society and Production
Conflict and History
Capitalism and Class Conflict
Capitalism and Alienation
Revolution Max Weber: The Rationalization of Society
Two Worldviews: Tradition and Rationality
Is Capitalism Rational?
Weber's Great Thesis: Protestantism and Capitalism
Rational Social Organization Emile Durkheim: Society and Function
Structure: Society beyond Ourselves
Function: Society as System
Personality: Society in Ourselves
Modernity and Anomie
Evolving Societies: The Division of Labor Critical Review: Four Visions of Society
What Holds Societies Together?
How Have Societies Changes?
Why Do Societies Change?
Seeing Sociology in Everyday Life Making the Grade

Chapter 5 Socialization
Social Experience: The Key to Our Humanity
Human Development: Nature and Nurture
Social Isolation Understanding Socialization
Sigmund Freud's Elements of Personality
Jean Piaget's Theory of Cognitive Development
Lawrence Kohlberg's Theory of Gender and Moral Development
Carol Gilligan's Theory of Gender and Moral Development
George Herbert Mead's Theory of the Social Self
Erik H. Erikson's Eight Stages of Development Agents of Socialization
The Family
The School
The Peer Group
The Mass Media Socialization and the Life Course
Childhood
Adolescence
Adulthood
Old Age
Death and Dying
The Life Course: Patterns and Variations Resocialization: Total Institutions Seeing Sociology in Everyday Life Making the Grade

Chapter 6 Social Interaction in Everyday Life
Social Structure: A Guide to Everyday Living Status
Status Set
Ascribed and Achieved Status
Master Status Role
Role Set
Role Conflict and Role Strain
Role Exit The Social Construction of Reality
"Street Smarts"
The Thomas Theorem
Ethnomethodology
Reality Building: Class and Culture Dramaturgical Analysis: The "Presentation of Self"
Performances
Nonverbal Communication
Gender and Performances
Idealization
Embarassment and Tact Interaction in Everyday Life: Three Applications
Emotions: The Social Construction of Feeling
Language: The Social Construction of Gender
Reality Play: The Social Construction of Humor Seeing Sociology in Everyday Life Making the Grade

Chapter 7 Groups and Organizations
Social Groups
Primary and Secondary Groups
Group Leadership
Group Conformity
Reference Groups
In-Groups and Out-Groups
Group Size
Social Diversity: Race, Class, and Gender
Networks Formal Organizations
Types of Formal Organizations
Origins of Formal Organizations
Characteristics of Bureaucracy
Organizational Environment
The Informal Side of Bureaucracy

Problems of Bureaucracy

Oligarchy

The Evolution of Formal Organizations

Scientific Management

The First Challenge: Race and Gender

The Second Challenge: The Changing Nature of Work

The "McDonalization" of Society

The Future of Organizations: Opposing Trends

Seeing Sociology in Everyday Life

Making the Grade

Chapter 8 Sexuality and Society

Understanding Sexuality

Sex: A Biological Issue

Sex and the Body

Sex: A Cultural Issue

The Incest Taboo

Sexual Attitudes in the United States

The Sexual Revolution

The Sexual Counterrevolution

Premarital Sex

Sex between Adults

Extramarital Sex

Sex over the Life Course

Sexual Orientation

What Gives Us a Sexual Orientation?

How Many Gay People Are There?

The Gay Rights Movement

Sexual Issues and Controversies

Teen Pregnancy

Pornography

Prostitution

Sexual Violence: Rape and Date Rape

Theoretical Analysis of Sexuality

Structural-Functional Analysis

Symbolic-Interaction Analysis

Social-Conflict and Feminist Analysis

Seeing Sociology in Everyday Life

Making the Grade

Chapter 9 Deviance

What Is Deviance?

Social Control

The Biological Context

Personality Factors

The Social Foundations of Deviance

The Functions of Deviance: Structural-Functional Analysis

Durkheim’s Basic Insight

Merton’s Strain Theory

Deviant Subcultures

Labeling Deviance: Symbolic-Interaction Analysis

Labeling Theory

The Medicalization of Deviance

Sutherland’s Differential Association Theory

Hirschi’s Control Theory

Deviance and Inequality: Social-Conflict Analysis

Deviance and Power

Deviance and Capitalism

White-Collar Crime

Corporate Crime

Organized Crime

Deviance, Race, and Gender

Hate Crimes

The Feminist Perspective: Deviance and Gender

Crime

Types of Crime

Criminal Statistics

The Street Criminal: A Profile

Crime in Global Perspective

The U.S. Criminal Justice System

Due Process

Police

Courts

Punishment

The Death Penalty

Community-Based Corrections

Seeing Sociology in Everyday Life

Making the Grade

Part III Social Inequality


Chapter 10 Social Stratification

What Is Social Stratification?

Caste and Class Systems

The Caste System

The Class System

Caste and Class: The United Kingdom

Another Example: Japan

Classless Societies? The Former Soviet Union

China: Emerging Social Classes

Ideology: The Power behind Stratification

The Functions of Social Stratification

The Davis-Moore Thesis

Stratification and Conflict

Karl Marx: Class Conflict

Why No Marxist Revolution?

Max Weber: Class, Status, and Power

Stratification and Interaction

Stratification and Technology: A Global Perspective

Hunting and Gathering Societies

Horticultural, Pastoral, and Agrarian Societies

Industrial Societies

The Kuznets Curve

Social Stratification: Facts and Values

Seeing Sociology in Everyday Life

Making the Grade

Chapter 11 Social Class in the United States

Dimensions of Social Inequality

Income

Wealth

Power

Occupational Prestige

Schooling

U.S. Stratification: Merit and Caste

Ancestry

Race and Ethnicity

Gender

Social Classes in the United States

The Upper Class

The Middle Class

The Working Class

The Lower Class

The Difference Class Makes

Health

Values and Attitudes

Politics

Family and Gender

Social Mobility

Research on Mobility

Seeing Sociology in the News “The End of Upward Mobility?”

Mobility by Income Level

Mobility: Race, Ethnicity, and Gender

Mobility and Marriage

The American Dream: Still a Reality?

The Global Economy and the U.S. Class Structure

Poverty in the United States

The Extent of Poverty

Who Are the Poor?

Explaining Poverty

The Working Poor

Homelessness

Seeing Sociology in Everyday Life

Making the Grade

Chapter 12 Global Stratification

Global Stratification: An Overview

A Word about Terminology

High-Income Countries

Middle-Income Countries

Low-Income Countries

Global Wealth and Poverty

The Severity of Poverty

The Extent of Poverty

Poverty and Children

Poverty and Women

Slavery

Explanations of Global Poverty

Global Stratification: Theoretical Analysis

Modernization Theory

Dependency Theory

Global Stratification: Looking Ahead

Seeing Sociology in Everyday Life

Making the Grade

Chapter 13 Gender Stratification

Gender and Inequality

Male-Female Differences

Gender in Global Perspective

Patriarchy and Sexism

Gender and Socialization

Gender and the Family

Gender and the Peer Group

Gender and Schooling

Gender and the Mass Media

Gender and Social Stratification

Working Women and Men

Gender, Income, and Wealth

Housework: Women’s “Second Shift”

Gender and Education

Gender and Politics

Gender and the Military

Are Women a Minority?

Minority Women: Intersection Theory

Violence against Women

Violence against Men

Sexual Harassment

Pornography

Theoretical Analysis of Gender

Structural-Functional Analysis

Symbolic-Interaction Analysis

Social-Conflict Analysis

Feminism

Basic Feminist Ideas

Types of Feminism

Opposition to Feminism

Gender: Looking Ahead

Seeing Sociology in Everyday Life

Making the Grade

Chapter 14 Race and Ethnicity

The Social Meaning of Race and Ethnicity

Race

Ethnicity

Minorities

Prejudice and Stereotypes

Measuring Prejudice: The Social Distance Scale

Racism

Theories of Prejudice

Discrimination

Institutional Prejudice and Discrimination

Prejudice and Discrimination: The Vicious Circle

Majority and Minority: Patterns of Interaction

Pluralism

Assimilation

Segregation

Genocide

Race and Ethnicity in the United States

Native Americans

White Anglo-Saxon Protestants

African Americans

Asian Americans

Hispanic Americans/Latinos

Arab Americans

White Ethnic Americans

Race and Ethnicity: Looking Ahead

Seeing Sociology in Everyday Life

Making the Grade

Chapter 15 Aging and the Elderly

The Graying of the United States

Birth Rate: Going Down

Life Expectancy: Going Up

An Aging Society: Cultural Change

The “Young Old” and the “Old Old”

Growing Old: Biology and Culture

Biological Changes

Psychological Changes

Aging and Culture

Age Stratification: A Global Survey

Transitions and Challenges of Aging

Finding Meaning

Social Isolation

Retirement

Aging and Poverty

Caregiving

Ageism

The Elderly: A Minority?

Theoretical Analysis of Aging

Structural-Functional Analysis: Aging and Disengagement

Symbolic-Interaction Analysis: Aging and Activity

Social-Conflict Analysis: Aging and Inequality

Death and Dying

Historical Patterns of Death

The Modern Separation of Life and Death

Ethical Issues: Confronting Death

Bereavement

Aging: Looking Ahead

Seeing Sociology in Everyday Life

Making the Grade

Part IV Social Institutions


Chapter 16 The Economy and Work

The Economy: Historical Overview

The Agricultural Revolution

The Industrial Revolution

The Information Revolution and Postindustrial Society

Sectors of the Economy

The Global Economy

Economic Systems: Paths to Justice

Capitalism

Socialism

Welfare Capitalism and State Capitalism

Relative Advantages of Capitalism and Socialism

Changes in Socialist and Capitalist Countries

Work in the Postindustrial U.S. Economy

The Decline of Agricultural Work

From Factory Work to Service Work

The Dual Labor Market

Labor Unions

Professions

Self-Employment

Unemployment and Underemployment

The Underground Economy

Workplace Diversity: Race and Gender

Information Technology and Work

Corporations

Economic Concentration

Conglomerates and Corporate Linkages

Corporations: Are They Competitive?

Corporations and the Global Economy

The Economy: Looking Ahead

Seeing Sociology in Everyday Life

Making the Grade

Chapter 17 Politics and Government

Power and Authority

Traditional Authority

Rational-Legal Authority

Charismatic Authority

Politics in Global Perspective

Monarchy

Democracy

Authoritarianism

Totalitarianism

A Global Political System?

Politics in the United States

U.S. Culture and the Rise of the Welfare State

The Political Spectrum

Special-Interest Groups

Voter Apathy

Should Convicted Criminals Vote?

Theoretical Analysis of Power in Society

The Pluralist Model: The People Rule

The Power-Elite Model: A Few People Rule

The Marxist Model: The System Is Biased

Power beyond the Rules

Revolution

Terrorism

War and Peace

The Causes of War

Social Class and the Military

Is Terrorism a New Kind of War?

The Costs and Causes of Militarism

Nuclear Weapons

Mass Media and War

Pursuing Peace

Politics: Looking Ahead

Seeing Sociology in Everyday Life

Making the Grade

Chapter 18 Families

Families: Basic Concepts

Families: Global Variations

Marriage Patterns

Residential Patterns

Patterns of Descent

Patterns of Authority

Theoretical Analysis of Families

Functions of the Family: Structural-Functional Analysis

Inequality and the Family: Social-Conflict and Feminist Analysis

Constructing Family Life: Micro-Level Analysis

Stages of Family Life

Courtship

Settling In: Ideal and Real Marriage

Child Rearing

The Family in Later Life

U.S. Families: Class, Race, and Gender

Social Class

Ethnicity and Race

Gender

Transitions and Problems in Family Life

Divorce

Remarriage and Blended Families

Family Violence

Alternative Family Forms

One-Parent Families

Cohabitation

Gay and Lesbian Couples

Singlehood

New Reproductive Technologies and Families

Families: Looking Ahead

Seeing Sociology in Everyday Life

Making the Grade

Chapter 19 Religion

Religion: Basic Concepts

Religion and Sociology

Theoretical Analysis of Religion

Functions of Religion: Structural-Functional Analysis

Constructing the Sacred: Symbolic-Interaction Analysis

Inequality and Religion: Social-Conflict Analysis

Religion and Social Change

Max Weber: Protestantism and Capitalism

Liberation Theology

Types of Religious Organizations

Church

Sect

Cult

Religion in History

Religion in Preindustrial Societies

Religion in Industrial Societies

World Religions

Christianity

Islam

Judaism

Hinduism

Buddhism

Confucianism

Religion: East and West

Religion in the United States

Religious Affiliation

Religiosity

Religion: Class, Ethnicity, and Race

Religion in a Changing Society

Changing Affiliation

Secularization

Civil Religion

“New Age” Seekers: Spirituality without Formal Religion

Religious Revival: “Good Old-Time Religion”

Religion: Looking Ahead

Seeing Sociology in Everyday Life

Making the Grade

Chapter 20 Education

Education: A Global Survey

Schooling and Economic Development

Schooling in India

Schooling in Japan

Schooling in Great Britain

Schooling in the United States

The Functions of Schooling

Socialization

Cultural Innovation

Social Integration

Social Placement

Latent Functions of Schooling

Schooling and Social Interaction

The Self-Fulfilling Prophecy

Schooling and Social Inequality

Social Control

Standardized Testing

School Tracking

Inequality among Schools

Access to Higher Education

Greater Opportunity: Expanding Higher Education

Privilege and Personal Merit

Problems in the Schools

Discipline and Violence

Student Passivity

Dropping Out

Academic Standards

Grade Inflation

Current Issues in U.S. Education

School Choice

Home Schooling

Schooling People with Disabilities

Adult Education

The Teacher Shortage

Schooling: Looking Ahead

Seeing Sociology in Everyday Life

Making the Grade

Chapter 21 Health and Medicine

What Is Health?

Health and Society

Health: A Global Survey

Health in Low-Income Countries

Health in High-Income Countries

Health in the United States

Who Is Healthy? Age, Gender, Class, and Race

Cigarette Smoking

Eating Disorders

Obesity

Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Ethical Issues surrounding Death

The Medical Establishment

The Rise of Scientific Medicine

Holistic Medicine

Paying for Medical Care: A Global Survey

Paying for Medical Care: The United States

The Nursing Shortage

Theoretical Analysis of Health and Medicine

Structural-Functional Analysis: Role Theory

Symbolic-Interaction Analysis: The Meaning of Health

Social-Conflict and Feminist Analysis: Health and Inequality

Health and Medicine: Looking Ahead

Seeing Sociology in Everyday Life

Making the Grade

Part V Social Change

Chapter 22 Population, Urbanization, and Environment

Demography: The Study of Population

Fertility

Mortality

Migration

Population Growth

Population Composition

History and Theory of Population Growth

Malthusian Theory

Demographic Transition Theory

Global Population Today: A Brief Survey

Urbanization: The Growth of Cities

The Evolution of Cities

The Growth of U.S. Cities

Suburbs and Urban Decline

Postindustrial Sunbelt Cities

Megalopolis: The Regional City

Edge Cities

The Rural Rebound

Urbanism as a Way of Life

Ferdinand Tönnies: Gemeinschaft and Gesellschaft

Emile Durkheim: Mechanical and Organic Solidarity

Georg Simmel: The Blasé Urbanite

The Chicago School: Robert Park and Louis Wirth

Urban Ecology

Urban Political Economy

Urbanization in Poor Nations

Environment and Society

The Global Dimension

Technology and the Environmental Deficit

Culture: Growth and Limits

Solid Waste: The Disposable Society

Water and Air

The Rain Forests

Environmental Racism

Looking Ahead: Toward a Sustainable Society and World

Seeing Sociology in Everyday Life

Making the Grade

Chapter 23 Collective Behavior and Social Movements

Studying Collective Behavior

Localized Collectivities: Crowds

Mobs and Riots

Crowds, Mobs, and Social Change

Explaining Crowd Behavior

Dispersed Collectivities: Mass Behavior

Rumor and Gossip

Public Opinion and Propaganda

Fashions and Fads

Panic and Mass Hysteria

Disasters

Social Movements

Types of Social Movements

Claims Making

Explaining Social Movements

Gender and Social Movements

Stages in Social Movements

Social Movements and Social Change

Social Movements: Looking Ahead

Seeing Sociology in Everyday Life

Making the Grade

Chapter 24 Social Change: Traditional, Modern, and Postmodern Societies

What Is Social Change?

Causes of Social Change

Culture and Change

Conflict and Change

Ideas and Change

Demographic Change

Modernity

Four Dimensions of Modernization

Ferdinand Tönnies: The Loss of Community

Emile Durkheim: The Division of Labor

Max Weber: Rationalization

Karl Marx: Capitalism

Theoretical Analysis of Modernity

Structural-Functional Theory: Modernity as Mass Society

Social-Conflict Theory: Modernity as Class Society

Modernity and the Individual

Modernity and Progress

Modernity: Global Variation

Postmodernity

Looking Ahead: Modernization and Our Global Future

Seeing Sociology in Everyday Life

Making the Grade

Sample Tests

Glossary

References

Subject Index

Timeline, BEP-1

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