Sociological Odyssey Contemporary Readings in Introductory Sociology

ISBN-10: 1111829551

ISBN-13: 9781111829551

Edition: 4th 2013

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SOCIOLOGICAL ODYSSEY: CONTEMPORARY READINGS IN INTRODUCTORY SOCIOLOGY, Fourth Edition, helps bring sociology to life through a wide range of engaging, current articles, covering issues such as Internet dating, the black middle class, homosexuality, the straight edge movement, welfare recipients, and children's clique behavior.
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List price: $120.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 1/30/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 528
Size: 7.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.892
Language: English

Patricia A. Adler is Professor of Sociology at the University of Colorado, Boulder. Peter Adler is Professor of Sociology at the University of Denver. They are the co-authors and co-editors of numerous books, including Peer Power, Paradise Laborers, and Constructions of Deviance . Both Adlers collaboratively received the 2010 George Herbert Mead Award for Lifetime Achievement from the Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction.

Peter Adler (Ph.D., University of California, San Diego) is Professor Emeritus of Sociology and Criminology at the University of Denver. His research interests include social psychology, drugs and society, and sociology of work, sport, and leisure. His first book, MOMENTUM, was published in 1981 by Sage. Peter has been honored with the University Lecturer Award and as the Outstanding Scholar/Teacher at the University of Denver, as well as being named by the Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction (SSSI) as Mentor of the Year in 2005.

The Sociological Vision
Perspectives: What Is Sociology?
"The Sociological Eye"
Perspectives: The Sociological Imagination
"The Promise of Sociology"
Categories: How Do Sociologists Think?
"Should We Generalize about People?"
Categories: Definitions and Change
"What's in a Name?"
"Three Sociological Perspectives"
Methods: Experimental Design
"From Summer Camps to Glass Ceilings: The Power of Experiments"
Methods: Survey Research
"Sense and Nonsense about Surveys"
Methods: Ethnography
"The Promise and Pitfalls of Going into the Field"
Culture and Socialization
Culture: Mainstream Culture
"White Universal Identity as a 'Sense of Group Position'"
Culture: Subculture
"Core Values of the Straight Edge Movement"
Culture: Commercialized Culture
"Constructing Authenticity and Ethnicity in the Mexican Restaurant Industry"
Social Interaction: Peer Socialization
"Inclusion and Exclusion in Preadolescent Cliques"
Socialization: Media Socialization
"The Impact of Pervasive Beauty Images on Black and White Girls' Self-Concepts"
Socialization: Ethnic Socialization
"Asian American Ethnic Options: How Cambodian High School Students Negotiate Ethnic Identities"
Dramaturgy: Public Presentations
"Meanwhile Backstage: Behavior in Public Bathrooms"
Dramaturgy: Private Performances
"The Engagement Proposal as Performance"
Crime And Deviance: Cultural Contexts
"The Mark of a Criminal Record"
Culture: Cultural Contexts
"Fraternities and Collegiate Rape Culture"
Crime And Deviance: Stigma Management
"Identity and Stigma of Women with STDs"
Social Inequality
Social Class: Upper Class
"The U.S. Class Structure"
Social Class: Middle Class
"Black Middle-Class Suburbia"
Social Class: Underclass
"Single Welfare Mothers' Resistance'"
Race And Ethnicity: Asians
"Korean Banking and Korean Immigrant Entrepreneurship"
Race And Ethnicity: Blacks and Whites
"Black and White Fraternity Men's Approaches Toward Women"
Race And Ethnicity: Latinos
"Racialization, 'Flexible Ethnicity,' Gender, and Third-Generation Mexican American Identity"
Gender: Femininity
"How Models Manage Bodily Capital"
Gender: Masculinity
"Varieties of Masculinity in Male Cheerleading"
Gender: Gendered Scripts
"Grinding on the Dance Floor: Gendered Scripts and Sexualized Dancing at College Parties"
Social Institutions
Family: Nuclear Family Adaptations
"A New Generation Negotiates Gender, Work, and Family Change"
Family: Alternative Family Dynamics
"Constructing Gay and Lesbian Parent Families 'Beyond the Closet'"
Religion: Embracing Religion
"Muslim Self-Identities after 9/11"
Religion: Rejecting Religion
"Rejecting God, Adopting Atheism"
Education: Structural Differences
"Savage Inequalities"
Education: Mobility Differences
"Lower Income College Students at Elite vs. State Schools"
Work And Leisure: Creating Entrepreneurial Jobs
"Mexican Immigrant Gardeners: Entrepreneurs or Exploited Workers?"
Work And Leisure: Coping with Job Loss
"Working-Class Job Loss, Gender, and the Negotiation of Household Labor"
Health And Medicine: Adult Health
"Healthy Dads, Healthy Kids"
Health And Medicine: Childhood Health
"American Preschoolers on Ritalin"
Social Change
Technology: Mobile Relationships
"Online Communication and Adolescent Relationships"
Tecnology: Virtual Relationships
"The Redness of Cybercheating"
Globalization: Outsourcing Service
"Indian Call Centers"
Globalization: The Global Slave Trade
"The International Sexual Trafficking of Women and Children"
Visions Of Society: Bureaucratization
"The McDonaldization of Society"
Visions Of Community: The Erosion of Traditional Forms
"Bowling Alone"
Visions Of Community: The Creation of New Forms
"Cyber Communities of Self-Injury"
Sociology And Social Change: Visions of a Better Future
"Creating a More Just and Sustainable World"
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