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Sociology : Exploring the Architecture of Everyday Life - Text and Readings

Sociology : Exploring the Architecture of Everyday Life - Text and Readings - 6th edition

ISBN13: 978-1412928151

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Sociology : Exploring the Architecture of Everyday Life - Text and Readings - 6TH 06 edition

ISBN13: 978-1412928151

David M. Newman and Jodi A. O'Brien

ISBN13: 978-1412928151
ISBN10: 141292815X
Cover type:
Edition/Copyright: 6TH 06
Publisher: Pine Forge Press

Published: 2006
International: No
Summary

The "best introductory sociology textbook on the market" and its accompanying reader are also available at an affordable package price!

David M. Newman's Sociology: Exploring the Architecture of Everyday Life, Sixth Edition does what no other introductory sociology textbook has done: it shows students how sociology is woven into their everyday lives and does so in a readable, friendly style.

Edited by David M. Newman and Jodi O'Brien, the anthology that accompanies the text, Sociology: Exploring the Architecture of Everyday Life, Readings, has been one of the most popular collected works used in introductory sociology courses. The carefully chosen articles have proven to be relevant, fresh, and interesting to students, while introducing them to the sociological perspective.

This Sixth Edition of the Text:

  • Features new and updated examples and statistical information
  • Includes new and revised Micro-Macro Connections, which are geared towards helping readers to make the link between individual existences and the architecture of society
  • Offers new and updated visual essays now appear in the chapters, so that they are more closely connected to the text to which they are connected

Table of Contents

PART I - SEEING AND THINKING SOCIOLOGICALLY
Chapter 1. Sociological Perspectives

Becoming A Marijuana User

Chapter 2. Seeing and Thinking Sociologically

The My Lai Massacre: A Military Crime of Obedience
Speaking of Sadness: Depression, Disconnection and the
Meaning of Illness

Chapter 3. Building Reality:The Social Construction

of Knowledge The Crack Attack: Politics and Media in the Crack Scare
Researching Dealers and Smugglers

PART II - THE CONSTRUCTION OF SELF AND SOCIETY
Chapter 4. Building Order: Culture and History

Body Ritual Among the Nacirema The Melting Pot

Chapter 5. Building Identity: Socialization

Life as the Maid's Daughter
Sisyphus in a Wheelchair: Physical Disabilities and Masculinity

Chapter 6. Building Image:The Presentation of Self

Frederick the Great or Frederick's of Hollywood? The Accomplishment
of Gender Among Women in the Military T
Suspended Identity: Transformation in a Maximum Security Prison ES
Webcam Women: Life on your Screen

Chapter 7. Building Social Relationships: Intimacy and Family

No Place Like Home
Chasing the Blood Tie: Surrogate Mothers, Adoptive
Mothers and Fathers

Chapter 8. Constructing Difference: Social Deviance

Branded with Infamy: Inscriptions of Poverty and Class in America Medicine as an Institution of Social Control

PART III - SOCIAL STRUCTURE, INSTITUTIONS AND
EVERYDAY LIFE
Chapter 9. Organization and Social Institutions

The Overworked American The Smile Factory

Chapter 10. The Architecture of Stratification: Social

Class and Inequality Software Entrepreneurship Among the Urban Poor: Could Bill Gates have
Succeeded If He Were Black? . . . Or Impoverished?
Savage Inequalities in America's Schools Life on the Mississippi: East St. Louis, Illinois

Chapter 11. The Architecture of Inequality: Race and Ethnicity

How the Jews Became White Folks
On Whiteness
The Blacker the Berry: Gender, Skin Tone, Self-Esteem, and Self-Efficacy
Counting Native Americans

Chapter 12. The Architecture of Inequality: Sex and Gender Black Women and a New Definition of Womanhood

What is Wanting? Gender, Equality and Desire
Still a Man's World: Men Who Do "Women's Work"

Chapter 13. Global Dynamics

From Sweatshop to Hip-Hop Border Blues: Mexican Immigration and Mexican-American
Identity
These Dark Satanic Mills

Chapter 14. Architects of Demographic Trends: Reconstructing Society

Popular Christianity and Political Extremism in the United States
Challenging Power: Toxic Waste Protests and the Politicization of White,
Working-Class Women
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