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Mapping the Social Landscape Readings in Sociology

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ISBN-10: 0078026792

ISBN-13: 9780078026799

Edition: 7th 2013

Authors: Susan J. Ferguson

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This best-selling anthology providesexcellent coverage of key concepts in sociologyincluding culture, socialization, deviance, social structure, social institutions, and social inequality. Drawing from awide selection of classic and contemporary works,the 58 selections represent a plurality of voices and views within sociology. Students will be introduced tocutting edge scholarship and perspectivesthrough classical readings from great thinkers like C. Wright Mills, Karl Marx, Howard Becker, and Max Weber and contemporary articles on current issues like gender socialization, healthcare reform, and minorities in the power elite. By integrating issues of diversity throughout the book,Ferguson…    
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Book details

List price: $138.67
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 11/21/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 672
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.134
Language: English

Susan Ferguson is Professor of Sociology at Grinnell College, where she has taught for almost 20 years. Ferguson regularly teaches Introduction to Sociology, and her critically acclaimed anthology, Mapping the Social Landscape: Readings in Sociology (McGraw-Hill, 2010) is used in introductory classes around the country. Ferguson also teaches courses on the family, medical sociology, the Sociology of the Body, and a new seminar on social inequality and identity. Ferguson has published in all of these areas, including the research collection, Breast Cancer: Society Shapes an Epidemic (with co-editor Anne Kasper, Palgrave, 2000), and Shifting the Center: Understanding Contemporary Families…