Think Sociology

ISBN-10: 020577718X

ISBN-13: 9780205777181

Edition: 2nd 2011

Authors: John D. Carl

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Book details

List price: $115.80
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 9/22/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 360
Size: 9.00" wide x 11.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.958
Language: English

In This Section
Brief
Comprehensive
Brief Table of Contents
Sociology: An Introduction to the Foundations of Sociology
Sociological Research: How Do We Learn about Society?
Culture: A Framework for the Individual
Social Structure and Interaction: Micro and Macro Orientations
Socialization: the Process of Fitting into Society
Groups and Societies: Understanding our Environment
Social Class in the United States: Stratification in a Modern Society
Global Stratification: Wealth and Poverty in the World
Population and Environmental Impact: How Do Societies Deal with Growing Numbers?
Race and Ethnic Stratification: Is it a Question of Color?
Gender Stratification: the Social Side of Sex
Aging and Health: the Graying of Society
Crime and the Legal System: How Do Societies Respond to Crime and Deviance?
Marriage and Family: How Do Societies Perpetuate Themselves?
Education and Religion: How Do Societies Pass on Information?
Economy and Politics: How Do Societies Support and Govern Themselves?
Social Movements, Collective Behavior, and Social Change: How Do Societies Change?
Comprehensive Table of Contents
(Each chapter has 3 sections: Get the Topic, Think Sociologically, and Discover Sociology in Action)
Sociology: An Introduction to the Foundations of Sociology
Sociology Defined
Developing a Sociological Imagination
Emile Durkheim's Theory on Suicide
The Functionalist's Worldview
Functionalism in the United States
The Conflict Theorist's Worldview
The Symbolic Interactionist's Worldview
The Three Paradigms: How are They Interrelated?
Getting Involved in Sociology-- Community Learning
Sociological Research: How Do We Learn About Society?
Objectivity
Variables
Cause and Correlation
Scientific Method: What Are the Six Stephs of Social Research?
Quantitative and Qualitative Methods
Triangulation
Research Methods and the Three Paradigms
Social Policy and Statistics
Community Learning-- Needs Assessments
Culture: A Framework for the Individual
Material Culture
Nonmaterial Culture
Additional Values
Norms and Sanctions
The Study of Culture
Symbolic Interactionism-- A Crisis of Values
Functionalism-- Communitarianism
Conflict Theory-- the McDonaldization of the United States
Social Policy: Multiculturalism and Assimilation
Social Structure and Interaction: Micro and Macro Orientations
Macrosociology and Microsociology
Micro Orientations: Social Interactions
An Example of Symbolic Interactionism: the Thomas Theorem and the Social Creation of Reality
An Example of Functionalism: Study Essential Features of Functional Social Structures
An Example of Conflict Theory: Deliberate Efforts to Weaken the Structure and Culture of Native Americans
Social Policy -- the Perry Preschool Project
Socialization: the Process of Fitting into Society
The Nature vs. Nurture Debate -- What Makes Us Who We Are?
Theorists on Socialization
Agents of Socialization
Can We Be "Resocialized"? Experiencing the Total Institution
Symbolic Interactionism and Resocialization
Functionalism
Conflict Theory -- What Forces Socialize Us?
Applying Sociological Thinking in the World, Social Policy, and Title IX
Groups and Societies: Understanding Our Environment
Formal Organizations
Functionalism and Leadership
Conflict Theory -- Marx, Bureaucracy, and Democratic Organizations
Symbolic Interactionism -- Creating a Just and Democratic Workplace
Adult Civic Engagement and Childhood Activities
Leading Groups
Social Class in the United States: Stratification in a Modern Society
How Does the United States Define Poverty?
Social Mobility
Functionalism
Conflict Theory
Symbolic Interactionism
Social Policy: Welfare for the Poor
Social Policy: Minimum Wage
Global Stratification: Wealth and Poverty in the World
Global Stratification
Social Systems
Global Stratification: No Longer a Third World
Functionalism
Conflict Theory
Symbolic Interactionism
Social Policy: Foreign Aid
Population and Environmental Impact: How Do Societies Deal with Growing Numbers?
Population by the Numbers
Malthusian Theory
Demographic Transition Theory
Issues Associated with Population Growth
Human Exemptionism
Environmental Sociology
Population Control Programs
Race and Ethnic Stratification: Is It a Question of Color?
Census Definitions
Racial Stratification in the United States
Symbolic Interactionism: Color-Blind Racism
Affirmative Action
Gender Stratification: the Social Side of Sex
Gender vs. Sex
Patriarchy and Sexism
Gender Roles
Gender and Inequality
Feminism
Feminist Theory
Functionalism
Conflict Theory
Symbolic Interactionism
Aging and Health: the Graying of Society
Health Defined
Health in the United States: Living off the Fat of the Land
Health Care
Aging: the Graying of the United States
Functionism -- Disengaging from Society
Symbolic Interactionism -- Living an Active Lifestyle
Conflict Theory -- Aging and Inequality
Social Security and Medicare
Crime and the Legal System: How Do Societies Respond to Crime and Deviance?
Deviance vs. Crime
Historical Roots of Deviance and Crime Theories
Functional Explanations of Crime and Deviance
Social Interaction Theories
Symbolic Interaction Theories
Symbolic Interactionist Theory
Social Conflict Theory
General Theories of Crime Causation
Crime Control: the Criminal Justice System
Marriage and Family: How Do Societies Perpetuate Themselves?
Marriage and Family
Symbolic Interactionism
Conflict Theory
Functionalism
Gay Marriage vs. Civil Unions vs. Nothing
Education and Religion: How Do Societies Pass on Information?
Education in Society
Religion
Symbolic Interactionism
Functionalism
Conflict Theory
Improving Education with School Vouchers
Economy and Politics: How Do Societies Support and Govern Themselves?
Economic Systems
Global Economy
Political Systems
Types of Government
Politics in the United States
The Nature of Power
Lack of ASsistance for Veterans
Social Movements, Collective Behavior, and Social Change: How Do Societies Change?
Shifts in Society
Shifts in Society
Resistance to Change
Conflict Theory
Functionalism
Symbolic Interactionism
Acknowledgements
About the Author
Glossary
Endnotes
Photo Credits
Index
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