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Seeing Ourselves : Classic, Contemporary, and Cross-Cultural Readings in Sociology

Seeing Ourselves : Classic, Contemporary, and Cross-Cultural Readings in Sociology - 7th edition

ISBN13: 978-0132204910

ISBN13: 978-0132204910
ISBN10: 0132204916
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 7TH 07
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2007
International: No

List price: $67.75

Seeing Ourselves : Classic, Contemporary, and Cross-Cultural Readings in Sociology - 7TH 07 edition

ISBN13: 978-0132204910

John J. Macionis and Nijole V. Benokraitis

ISBN13: 978-0132204910
ISBN10: 0132204916
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 7TH 07
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.

Published: 2007
International: No
Summary

This best-selling collection is the only reader that systematically weaves together three types of articles--classic, contemporary, and cross-cultural--for each general topic typically covered in a sociology course. Seeing Ourselves conveys sociology's diversity of viewpoints and methodologies and includes important issues and debates that capture the fascinating complexity of the social world.

Table of Contents

1. The Promise of Sociology
2. Invitation to Sociology
3. 'I Buy It for the Articles': Playboy Magazine and Pornography
4. Body Ritual Among the Nacirema
5. The Case for Value-Free Sociology
6. Our Attitudes About Survey Research
7. Sensitivity in Field Research: A Study of Policing in Northern Ireland
8. Symbol: The Basic Element of Culture
9. Manifest and Latent Functions
10. The Rape Culture
11. India's Sacred Cow
12. Manifesto of the Communist Party
13. Gemeinschaft and Gesellschaft
14. Welcome to Cyber-Society!
15. The Amish: A Small Society
16. The Self
17. Socialization and Television Violence
18. Parents' Socialization of Children in Global Perspective
19. The Dyad and the Triad
20. The Presentation of Self
21. You Just Don't Understand: Women and Men in Conversation
22. The DOs and TABOOs of Body Language Around the World
23. Primary Groups
24. The Characteristics of Bureaucracy
25. The Managed Heart
26. Japanese Etiquette and Ethics in Business
27. The Functions of Crime
28. On Being Sane in Insane Places
29. Crime in World Perspective
30. Some Principles of Stratification, with a response by Melvin Tumin
31. The Bell Curve Thesis, with a response by Claude S. Fischer et al
32. Women's Poverty in Africa
33. The Souls of Black Folk
34. Controlling Images and Black Women's Oppression
35. The Rise of Hispanic Affluence
36. The Transculturation of Native American College Students
37. Sex and Temperament in Three Primitive Societies
38. How Subtle Sex Discrimination Works
39. Homosexual Behavior in Cross-Cultural Perspective
40. The Tragedy of Old Age in America
41. My Quest for the Fountain of Age
42. Widowhood in Israel
43. Alienated Labor
44. When Work Disappears
45. Maid in the U.S.A.
46. The Power Elite
47. Pornography: Morality or Politics?
48. Arms Control and the New World Order
49. 'His' and 'Her' Marriage
50. The Decline of Marriage and Fatherhood
51. Mate Selection and Marriage Around the World
52. The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism
53. Culture Wars
54. Women and Islam
55. Education and Inequality
56. Why Don't College Students Participate?
57. Academic Achievement in Southeast Asian Refugee Families
58. The Social Structure of Medicine
59. The Health of Latino Families
60. Female Genital Mutilation
61. The Metropolis and Mental Life
62. Urbanism As a Way of Life
63. The Urban Real Estate Game: Traditional and Critical Perspectives
64. The Global Population Crisis
65. Why Humanity Faces Ultimate Catastrophe
66. The State of the World's Natural Environment
67. Supporting Indigenous Peoples
68. On the Origin of Social Movements
69. Reconstructing Everyday Life After Hurricane Andrew
70. Tiananmen Square: A Personal Chronicle from China
71. Anomy and Modern Life
72. The Disenchantment of Modern Life
73. The Search for Meaning in Modern America
74. The Price of Modernization: The Case of Brazil's Kaiapo Indians