Sources: Notable Selections in Sociology / Edition 3 available in Paperback
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46 selections of enduring intellectual valueclassic articles, book excerpts, and research studiesthat have shaped the study of sociology and our contemporary understanding of it. Included are carefully edited selections from the works of the most distinguished sociological observers, past and present, from Karl Marx and George Herbert Mead to Deborah Tannen, Jonathan Kozol, and Stephanie Coontz.
Table of ContentsPart 1. Introduction to SociologyCHAPTER 1. The Sociological Perspective 1.1. Peter L. Berger, from Invitation to Sociology: A Humanistic Perspective 1.2. C. Wright Mills, from The Sociological Imagination Part 2. The Individual and Society CHAPTER 2. Culture 2.1. Clyde Kluckhohn, from Mirror for Man: The Relation of Anthropology to Modern Life 2.2. Horace Miner, from "Body Ritual Among the Nacirema," American Anthropologist 2.3. Colin M. Turnbull, from The Mountain People 2.4. Elijah Anderson, from "The Code of the Streets," The Atlantic Monthly 2.5. Deborah Tannen, from You Just Don't Understand: Women and Men in Conversation CHAPTER 3. Socialization, Personality Development, and the Social Construction of Society 3.1. George Herbert Mead, from Mind, Self and Society 3.2. Margaret L. Andersen, from Thinking About Women: Sociological Perspectives on Sex and Gender, 4th ed. (and more...)