ISBN13:978-0205733163 ISBN10: 0205733166 Edition/Copyright: 8TH 10 Cover: Paperback Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc. Published: 12/04/2009 International: No
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Table of Contents Preface 1 The Promise of Sociology 1 2 Invitation to Sociology 6 3 'I Buy It for the Articles': Playboy Magazine and Pornography 10 4 Body Ritual Among the Nacirema 17 5 The Case for Value-Free Sociology 22 6 Our Attitudes About Survey Research 24 7 Sensitivity in Field Research: A Study of Policing in Northern Ireland 29 8 Symbol: The Basic Element of Culture 38 9 Manifest and Latent Functions 43 10 The Rape Culture 45 11 India's Sacred Cow 54 12 Manifesto of the Communist Party 58 13 Gemeinschaft and Gesellschaft 66 14 Welcome to Cyber-Society! 69 15 The Amish: A Small Society 76 16 The Self 80 17 Socialization and Television Violence 88 18 Parents' Socialization of Children in Global Perspective 97 19 The Dyad and the Triad 102 20 The Presentation of Self 104 21 You Just Don't Understand: Women and Men in Conversation 110 22 The DOs and TABOOs of Body Language Around the World 116 23 Primary Groups 122 24 The Characteristics of Bureaucracy 126 25 The Managed Heart 130 26 Japanese Etiquette and Ethics in Business 137 27 The Functions of Crime 150 28 On Being Sane in Insane Places 153 29 Crime in World Perspective 166 30 Some Principles of Stratification, with a response by Melvin Tumin 173 31 The Bell Curve Thesis, with a response by Claude S. Fischer et al 181 32 Women's Poverty in Africa 189 33 The Souls of Black Folk 194 34 Controlling Images and Black Women's Oppression 199 35 The Rise of Hispanic Affluence 207 36 The Transculturation of Native American College Students 211 37 Sex and Temperament in Three Primitive Societies 220 38 How Subtle Sex Discrimination Works 226 39 Homosexual Behavior in Cross-Cultural Perspective 233 40 The Tragedy of Old Age in America 245 41 My Quest for the Fountain of Age 251 42 Widowhood in Israel 258 43 Alienated Labor 263 44 When Work Disappears 267 45 Maid in the U.S.A. 277 46 The Power Elite 284 47 Pornography: Morality or Politics? 291 48 Arms Control and the New World Order 299 49 'His' and 'Her' Marriage 305 50 The Decline of Marriage and Fatherhood 312 51 Mate Selection and Marriage Around the World 320 52 The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism 327 53 Culture Wars 333 54 Women and Islam 340 55 Education and Inequality 347 56 Why Don't College Students Participate? 354 57 Academic Achievement in Southeast Asian Refugee Families 363 58 The Social Structure of Medicine 370 59 The Health of Latino Families 374 60 Female Genital Mutilation 382 61 The Metropolis and Mental Life 390 62 Urbanism As a Way of Life 397 63 The Urban Real Estate Game: Traditional and Critical Perspectives 403 64 The Global Population Crisis 417 65 Why Humanity Faces Ultimate Catastrophe 423 66 The State of the World's Natural Environment 427 67 Supporting Indigenous Peoples 433 68 On the Origin of Social Movements 441 69 Reconstructing Everyday Life After Hurricane Andrew 454 70 Tiananmen Square: A Personal Chronicle from China 467 71 Anomy and Modern Life 474 72 The Disenchantment of Modern Life 479 73 The Search for Meaning in Modern America 481 74 The Price of Modernization: The Case of Brazil's Kaiapo Indians 494
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