Inside Social Life Readings in Sociological Psychology and Microsociology

ISBN-10: 0199978115

ISBN-13: 9780199978113

Edition: 7th

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This is an anthology for the social psychology course that is taught out of sociology (not psychology). It provides an introduction to the field, and covers topics such as interpersonal interaction, social construction, and the social shaping of human experience in our everyday lives. Itincludes both classic and contemporary theoretical work as well as empirical studies. Detailed introductions to each part and articles identify and explain central issues, key concepts, and relationships among topics.
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List price: $99.95
Edition: 7th
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 6/26/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 496
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.112
Language: English

Use of the Selections
About the Contributors
Human Being and Social Reality
Sociological Mindfulness
The Social Foundations of Human Experience
Symbols and the Creation of Reality
Islands of Meaning
Speed Culture
The Social Shaping of Subjective Experience
Smell, Odor, and Somatic Work
Emotion Work and Feeling Rules
Feeling Norms and Romantic Love
Managing Emotional Manhood
The Organizational Management of Shame
The Social Construction of the Body and Embodiment
Becoming a Gendered Body
Women and their Clitoris
Risky Lessons
Disciplining Corpulence
Corporate Logo Tattoos and the Commodification of the Body
The Social Construction of Self
The Self as Sentiment and Reflection
The Self as Social Structure
Young Children's Racial and Ethnic Definitions of Self
Gang-Related Gun Violence and the Self
The Dissolution of the Self
Gergen argues that the varied and constantly changing experiences of contemporary social life encourage a fragmented and fluctuating sense of self.
The Self and Social Interaction
The Presentation of Self
The Girl Hunt
The Gloried Self
The Presentation of Self in Virtual Spaces
The Organization of Social Interaction
Face-Work and Interaction Rituals
The Interaction Order of Public Bathrooms
Wheelchair Users' Interpersonal Management of Emotions
Working 'the Code' in the Inner City
The Construction of Social Boundaries and Structures
Society in Action
Collective Emotions and Boundary Work Among Evangelical Christians
Managing Emotions in an Animal Shelter
Protecting the Routine from Chaos
Reproducing and Resisting Inequalities
Borderwork Among Girls and Boys
Salvaging Decency
For the Betterment of Kids Who Look Like Me
Escaping Symbolic Entrapment, Maintaining Social Identities
Doing Gender as Resistance
The Politics of Social Reality
The Moral Career of the Mental Patient
The Dynamics of Family Trouble: Middle-Class Parents Whose Children Have Problems
Being Middle Eastern American in the Context of the War on Terror
Nazi Doctors at Auschwitz
Collective Forgetting and the Symbolic Power of Oneness
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