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

Seeing Ourselves: Classic, Contemporary, and Cross-Cultural Readings in Sociology - 8th edition

ISBN13: 978-0205733163

Cover of Seeing Ourselves: Classic, Contemporary, and Cross-Cultural Readings in Sociology 8TH 10 (ISBN 978-0205733163)
ISBN13: 978-0205733163
ISBN10: 0205733166
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 8TH 10
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2010
International: No

List price: $107.75

Seeing Ourselves: Classic, Contemporary, and Cross-Cultural Readings in Sociology - 8TH 10 edition

ISBN13: 978-0205733163

John J. Macionis

ISBN13: 978-0205733163
ISBN10: 0205733166
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 8TH 10
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.

Published: 2010
International: No

Table of Contents

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