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

ISBN-10: 0132204916
ISBN-13: 9780132204910
Edition: 7th 2007 (Revised)
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List price: $67.60
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 4/19/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 528
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.002
Language: English

This best-sellingnbsp;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 Ourselvesconveys sociologys diversity of viewpoints and methodologies and includes important issues and debates that capture the fascinating complexity of the social world.

Indicates readings new to this edition
The Sociological Imagination
Classic
"The Sociological Imagination"
Classic
"Invitation to Sociology"
Contemporary
"Teenage Wasteland"
Contemporary
"Women and the Birth of Sociology"
Cross-Cultural
"Body Ritual Among the Nacirema"
Sociological Research
Classic
"The Case for Value-Free Sociology"
Contemporary
"The Importance of Social Research"
Cross-Cultural
"Arab Women in the Field"
Culture
Classic
"Symbol: The Basic Element of Culture"
Classic
"Manifest and Latent Functions"
Contemporary
"Cultural Obsessions with Thinness: African American, Latina, and White Women"
Cross-Cultural
"India's Sacred Cow"
Society
Classic
"Manifesto and the Communist Party"
Classic
"Gemeinschaft and Gesellschaft"
Contemporary
"Unmarried with Children"
Cross-Cultural
"The Amish: A Small Society"
Socialization
Classic
"The Self"
Contemporary
"Boyhood, Organized Sports, and the Construction of Masculinities"
Contemporary
"Socialization and the Power of Advertising"
Cross-Cultural
"Parents'
Socialization of Children in Global Perspective"
Social Interaction In Everyday Life
Classic
"The Dyad and the Triad,"
Classic
"The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life"
Contemporary
"Invisible Privilege"
Contemporary
"You Just Don't Understand: Women and Men in Conversation"
Cross-Cultural
"The DOs and TABOOs of Body Language around the World"
Groups and Organizations
Classic
"Primary Groups"
Classic
"The Characteristics of Bureaucracy"
Contemporary
"McJobs: McDonaldization and the Workplace"
Cross-Cultural
"Even If I Don't Know What I'm Doing, I Can Make It Look Like I Do: Becoming a Doctor in Canada"
Deviance
Classic
"The Functions of Crime"
Contemporary
"On Being Sane in Insane Places"
Contemporary
"The Code of the Streets"
Cross-Cultural
"Prostitution: A Worldwide Business of Sexual Exploitation"
Sexuality and Society
Classic
"Understanding Sexual Orientation"
Contemporary
"Sex in America: How Many Partners Do We Have?"
Cross-Cultural
"Homosexuality in Cross-Cultural Perspective"
Social Stratification
Classic
"Some Principles of Stratification"
Contemporary
"Who Has How Much and Why"
Cross-Cultural
"The Uses of Global Poverty: How Economic Inequality Benefits the West"
Gender
Classic
"Sex and Temperament in Three Primitive Societies"
Contemporary
"'Night to His Day': The Social Construction of Gender"
Contemporary
"How Subtle Sex Discrimination Works"
Cross-Cultural
"Domestic Violence: A Cross-Cultural View"
Race and Ethnicity
Classic
"The Souls of Black Folk"
Contemporary
"Controlling Images and Black Women's Oppression"
Contemporary
"How Did Jews Become White Folks?"
Cross-Cultural
"Out of Harmony: Health Problems and Young Native American Men"
Aging and The Elderly
Classic
"The Tragedy of Old Age in America"
Contemporary
"How the Grandparent Role is Changing"
Cross-Cultural
"Our Aging World"
The Economy and Work
Classic
"Alienated Labor"
Contemporary
"When Work Disappears"
Cross-Cultural
"Getting a Job in Harlem: Experiences of African American, Puerto Rican, and Dominican Youth"
Politics, Government, and The Military
Classic
"The Power Elite"
Contemporary
"Who's Running America?"
Cross-Cultural
"The Roots of Terrorism"
Families
Classic
"'His' and 'Her'
Marriage"
Contemporary
"The Mommy Myth"
Cross-Cultural
"Mate Selection and Marriage around the World"
Religion
Classic
"The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism"
Contemporary
"How Student Life is Different at Religious Colleges"
Cross-Cultural
"Women and Islam"
Education
Classic
"Education and Inequality"
Contemporary
"Savage Inequalities: Children in U.S. Schools"
Cross-Cultural
"Japanese Mothers as the Best Teachers"
Health and Medicine
Classic
"The Social Structure of Medicine"
Contemporary
"The Slaughterhouse: The Most Dangerous Job"
Cross-Cultural
"Female Genital Mutilation"
Population and Urbanization
Classic
"The Metropolis and Mental Life"
Classic
"Urbanism as a Way of Life"
Contemporary
"Urban Sprawl: The Formation of Edge Cities"
Cross-Cultural
"Let's Reduce Global Population!"
Environment and Society
Classic
"Why Humanity Faces Ultimate Catastrophe"
Contemporary
"Rich Planet, Poor Planet: Global Environment and Poverty"
Cross-Cultural
"Supporting Indigenous Peoples"
Collective Behavior and Social Movements
Classic
"On the Origins of Social Movements"
Contemporary
"The Animal Rights Movement as a Moral Crusade"
Cross-Cultural
"Abortion Movements in Poland, Great Britain, and the United States"
Social Change and Modernity
Classic
"Anomy and Modern Life"
Classic
"The Disenchantment of Modern Life"
Contemporary
"The American Paradox: Spiritual Hunger in an Age of Plenty"
Cross-Cultural
"The Price of Modernization: The Case of Brazil's Kaiapo Indians"

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