Down to Earth Sociology

ISBN-10: 0743212088

ISBN-13: 9780743212083

Edition: 11th 2001

Authors: James M. Henslin

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List price: $19.95
Edition: 11th
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Free Press
Publication date: 2/26/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 576
Size: 6.12" wide x 9.21" long x 1.39" tall
Weight: 1.826
Language: English

Credits and Acknowledgments
Preface to the Seventh Edition
About the Contributors
The Sociological Perspective
Invitation to Sociology
Sociology and the Social Sciences
The Promise
Doing Sociological Research
How Sociologists Do Research
"Riding the Bull at Gilley's": Convicted Rapists Describe the Rewards of Rape
Doing Fieldwork Among the Yanomamo
The Cultural Context of Social Life
Body Ritual Among the Nacirema
The Sounds of Silence
The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life
Socialization and Gender
Extreme Isolation
On Becoming Male: Reflections of a Sociologist on Childhood and Early Socialization
Sexuality and Gender in Children's Daily Worlds
Womanspeak and Manspeak
Self-Fulfilling Stereotypes
Social Groups and Social Structure
If Hitler Asked You to Electrocute a Stranger, Would You? Probably
Trust and Cabbles
Diary of a Homeless Man
Cockfighting: America's Invisible Sport
Hanging Tongues: A Sociological Encounter with the Assembly Line
The Sociology of the Vaginal Examination
Deviance and Social Control
The Survivors of the F-227
The Saints and the Roughnecks
Unintended Consequences of Undercover Work
The Pathology of Imprisonment
On Being Sane in Insane Places
Social Inequality
The Bohemian Grove and Other Retreats
The Uses of Poverty: The Poor Pay All
Sex Discrimination - Subtle and Covert
Savage Inequalities
Tally's Corner
Good People and Dirty Work
Social Institutions
Learning the Student Role: Kindergarten as Academic Boot Camp
Men Who Share the "Second Shift"
The Streetcorner Preacher
The Great American Football Ritual
The Cloak of Competence
Police Accounts of Normal Force
The Structure of Power in American Society
Social Change
The Amazon's Savvy Indians
The Vietnam War Memorial
The Abolition of El Cortito
Decision Making in Japanese Organizations
Searching for Roots in a Changing World
Appendix: Correlation Chart
Name Index
Subject Index
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