Seeing Sociology An Introduction

ISBN-10: 0495604852
ISBN-13: 9780495604853
Edition: 2011
Authors: Joan Ferrante
List price: $179.95 Buy it from $13.63
This item qualifies for FREE shipping

*A minimum purchase of $35 is required. Shipping is provided via FedEx SmartPost® and FedEx Express Saver®. Average delivery time is 1 – 5 business days, but is not guaranteed in that timeframe. Also allow 1 - 2 days for processing. Free shipping is eligible only in the continental United States and excludes Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico. FedEx service marks used by permission."Marketplace" orders are not eligible for free or discounted shipping.

30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee

If an item you ordered from TextbookRush does not meet your expectations due to an error on our part, simply fill out a return request and then return it by mail within 30 days of ordering it for a full refund of item cost.

Learn more about our returns policy

Used Starting from $80.88
what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
coins
coins
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!
You could win $10,000

Get an entry for every item you buy, rent, or sell.

Study Briefs

Limited time offer: Get the first one free! (?)

All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.

Add to cart
Study Briefs
History of Western Art Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
History of World Philosophies Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
American History Volume 1 Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
History of Western Music Online content $4.95 $1.99

Customers also bought

Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading

Book details

List price: $179.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 7/12/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 608
Size: 7.00" wide x 11.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.332

Joan Ferrante is a professor of sociology at Northern Kentucky University (NKU) as well as project director of the Campus Connect Student Philanthropy Project, which awards grants primarily to Kentucky and Ohio colleges and universities to support the integration of student philanthropy projects with academic coursework. In addition, Dr. Ferrante sponsors a Study Abroad Scholarship at NKU called "Beyond the Classroom." Open to any student who has used her introductory text (new or used), the scholarship annually awards funds to five students to support their studies outside the United States. Respected among instructors and students alike, Dr. Ferrante also is the author of SOCIOLOGY: A GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE, 9th Edition and co-editor of THE SOCIAL CONSTRUCTION OF RACE AND ETHNICITY IN THE UNITED STATES. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Cincinnati.

The Sociological Imagination
What is Sociology?
Social Facts
The Sociological Imagination
The Emergence of Sociology
The Early Sociologists
Sociological Theory
Research Design
Steps of Social Research
Summary: Putting it All Together and Can You Top This Photo?
Culture
Culture
Material and Nonmaterial Culture
Cultural Diversity
Encountering Cultures
Cultural Diffusion
Applying Theory: Global Society Theories
Summary: Putting it All Together and Can You Top This Photo?
The Research Question: How Does a Foreign Practice Take Root?
Socialization
Socialization
Nature and Nurture
The Social Self
The Life Course and Transitions
Agents of Socialization
Applying Theory: the Three Perspectives
Summary: Putting it All Together and Can You Top This Photo?
The Research Question: to Whom do Americans Talk About Important Matters?
Social Structures
Defining Social Structure
Division of Labor and Social Networks
Formal Organizations
The Effects of Size
Rationalization and McDonaldization
Workplaces
Applying Theory: Dramaturgy and Emotional Labor
Summary: Putting it All Together and Can You Top This Photo?
The Research Question: How Do Organizations Promote Altruistic Behavior?
Constructing Reality
Definition of the Situation
Attribution Theory
Dramaturgical Approach
Ethnomethodology
Reference Groups
Ingroups and Outgroups
Applying Theory: Phenomenology
Summary: Putting it All Together and Can You Top This Photo?
The Research Question: How Does On-Line Dating Shape Intimate Relationships?
Deviance
Defining Deviance
Mechanisms of Social Control
Labeling Theory
Differential Association
Structural Strain Theory
Medicalization of Deviance
Crime
Applying Theory: Poststructural Theories: Foucault's Disciplinary Society
Summary: Putting it All Together and Can You Top This Photo?
The Research Question: Can Gangs Have a Purpose?
Social Stratification
Conceptualizing Social Stratification
Social Class
Global Inequality
Responses to Global Inequality
Inequality
Poverty and Its Functions
The Truly Disadvantaged in the U.S.
Applying Theory: Critical Social Theory
Summary: Putting it All Together and Can You Top This Photo?
The Research Question: How Do Food Menus Reflect Social Class?
Race and Ethnicity
Race
Ethnic Groups
Classifying Race and Ethnicity
Minority Groups
Racism
Prejudice and Discrimination
Assimilation, Integration, and Pluralism
Applying Theory: the Three Perspectives
Summary: Putting it All Together and Can You Top This Photo?
The Research Question: Why Do Some People Give Inconsistent Answers to Race Questions?
Gender
Sex and Gender
Gender Polarization and Life Chances
Gender Stratification
Gender Socialization
Sexuality and Sexual Orientation
Sexism and Feminism
Applying Theory: the Three Perspectives
Summary: Putting it All Together and Can You Top This Photo?
The Research Question: How Do We Document and Explain the Global-Scale Subordination of Women?
Economics and Politics
Economic Systems
The U.S. Economy
Multinational and Global Corporations
Power and Authority
Forms of Government
Imperialism and Related Concepts
Applying Theory: Global Society Theories
Summary: Putting it All Together and Can You Top This Photo?
The Research Question: Do Internet Skills Increase Wages?
Families and Caregiving
Defining Family
Family Structures in Three Countries
Family Structures in the United States
Sexual Stratification
Intergenerational Family Relationships
Who Needs and Gives Care?
Applying Theory: Critical Social Theory
Summary: Putting it All Together and Can You Top This Photo?
The Research Question: What Does it Mean to be Single?
Education and Religion
Education
The Curriculum
Learning Environments
Costs and Rewards of Higher Education
Religion
Civil Religion and Fundamentalism
Applying Theory: Contemporary Theoretical Syntheses
Summary: Putting it All Together and Can You Top This Photo?
The Research Question: What Does "Acting White" Mean to Low-Income Minority Youth?
The Changing Environment
Social Change
Human Societies and Carbon Footprints
Population Dynamics
Social Movements
Environmental Sociology
Applying Theory: Rational Choice Theory
Summary: Putting it All Together and Can You Top This Photo?
The Research Question: Should We Drill for Oil in Alaska?
Sociology in Forefront
Human-Animal Relationships
Commercialization of Childhood
Tattoos and Body Piercing as Expressions of Identity
Assessing a Public Health Policy
Gender Transitions in the Workplace
Stepping Outside Comfort Zones

×
Free shipping on orders over $35*

*A minimum purchase of $35 is required. Shipping is provided via FedEx SmartPost® and FedEx Express Saver®. Average delivery time is 1 – 5 business days, but is not guaranteed in that timeframe. Also allow 1 - 2 days for processing. Free shipping is eligible only in the continental United States and excludes Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico. FedEx service marks used by permission."Marketplace" orders are not eligible for free or discounted shipping.

Learn more about the TextbookRush Marketplace.

×