Sociological Footprints Introductory Readings in Sociology

ISBN-10: 0495601284

ISBN-13: 9780495601289

Edition: 11th 2010

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List price: $134.95
Edition: 11th
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 3/6/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 528
Size: 7.25" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.958
Language: English

Preface
To The Student
Introduction: Why Study Sociology?
How Will You Spend the 21st Century?
The Discipline of Sociology
The Sociological Perspective: Is It Just Common Sense?
An Idea Whose Time Has Come
The Practice of Social Research
What Should Students Understand After Taking Introduction to Sociology?
The Promise
Becoming a Member of Society
Socialization: A Lifelong Learning Process
Final Note on a Case of Extreme Isolation
Key Facts on TV Violence, The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation
Becoming "Boys," "Men," "Guys," and "Dudes"
"Doing It": The Social Construction of S-E-X
Gender: The Social Meaning of the Sexual Division
The Prism of Gender
Influences of Gender Socialization and Athletic Involvement on the Occurrence of Eating Disorders
Unraveling the Gender Knot
A Degendered Society?
Culture: Our Way of Life
Culture Matters: Diversity in the United States and Its Implications
Body Ritual among the Nacirema
India's Sacred Cow
Development as Poison: Rethinking the Western Model of Modernity
Social Interaction, Groups, and Bureaucracy: Life is with People
The Sounds of Silence
Backboards & Blackboards: College Athletes and Role Engulfment
You Can't Be a Sweet Cucumber in a Vinegar Barrel
Characteristics of Bureaucracy
Major Institutions in Society
Marriage and Family: Change and Diversity
Family in Transition
Being Single on Noah's Ark
An Overview of the Nature, Causes, and Consequences of Abusive Family Relationships
Historical Trends in Divorce in the United States
Education/Religion: Institutions in the Crossfire
Learning the Student Role: Kindergarten as Academic Boot Camp
Savage Inequalities: Children in America's Schools
Deepening Segregation in American Public Schools
The Elementary Forms of Religious Life
Popular Christianity and Political Extremism in the United States
Motivation and Ideology: What Drives the Anti-Abortion Movement
Economics and Politics: Implications for Survival
The End of Work
Welfare Reform in America: A Clash of Politics and Research
The Credit Card: Private Troubles and Public Issues
Inequalities of Political Voice, Kay Lehman Schlozman
If Hitler Asked You to Electrocute a Stranger, Would You? Probably
The Social Requisities of Democracy Revisited
Inequalities Between Groups
Stratification: Some Are More Equal Than Others
Money and the World We Want
Keeping Up with the Trumps
A Note on the "Trickle Effect"
No, Poverty Has Not Disappeared
Race and Ethnicity: The Problem of Inequality
Racial Formations
Because She Looks like a Child
In the Barrios: Lations and the Underclass Debate
The Problem of Racial/Ethnic Inequality
Some Processes of Social Life
Deviance: Violating the Norms of Society
The Normally of Crime
On Being Sane in Insance Places
The Culture of Fear: Why Americans Fear the Wrong Things
How Can We Solve the Problem of Crime?
Health and Aging: The Problems of Growing Old
The Crisis in American Health Care
Some Sociological Aspects of HIV Disease
A World Growing Old
Fourteen Forecasts for an Aging Society
The Human Environment: Population and Urbanization
Boom, Busts, and Echoes
The Third Technological Revolution and Its Possible Socioeconomic Consequences
Urbanism as a Way of Life
A Planet Under Stress: Rising to the Challenge
Social Issues and Global Change: Society in Flux
The 17 Great Challenges of the Twenty-First Century
Dislocations and the Global Economy: Time for a Global Welfare System?
Educating Girls, Unlocking Development
Scanning the Global situation and Prospects for the Future
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