ISBN-10: 0878911952

ISBN-13: 9780878911950

Edition: 2000

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List price: $8.95
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Research & Education Association
Publication date: 6/7/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 176
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

Introduction to Sociology
Defining Sociology
The Unit of Study
The Perspective: Humanistic or Scientific
The Sociological Imagination
The Science
The Social Sciences
The Theory: Inductive or Deductive
The Theoretical Approach
The Origins of Sociology
Careers in Sociology
Quiz: Introduction to Sociology
The Methods of Research
Defining Research Methods
Survey Research
Secondary Analysis
The Stages of Research
Ethical Problems
Quiz: The Methods of Research
The Process of Socialization and Self-Formation
Agents of Socialization
Resocialization and the Role of Total Institution
Sigmund Freud
Charles Horton Cooley
George Herbert Mead
Erving Goffman
Jean Piaget
Erik Erikson
Lawrence Kohlberg
Carol Gilligan
Quiz: Socialization
Defining Culture
Material and Nonmaterial Culture
Aspects of Culture
Cultural Diversity
Subcultures and Countercultures
Quiz: Defining Culture
Defining Society
Sociocultural Evolution
Types of Societies
Theories of Society
Quiz: Defining Society
Defining Social Interaction
Social Interaction
Social Structure, Society, and Social Systems
Quiz: Defining Social Interaction
Groups and Organizations
Social Groups and Relationships
Associations and Communal Relationships
Social Groups
Characteristics of Groups
Group Leadership
Quiz: Groups and Organizations
Defining Deviance
Deviance and Stigma
Deviance, Conformity, Social Order, and Social Control
Deviance and Social Groups
Functions and Deviance
Biological Explanations of Deviance
Psychological Explanations of Deviance
Sociological Explanations of Deviance
Quiz: Deviance
Family and Society
Social Institutions
Forms of Vested Authority
Endogamy and Exogamy: Marriage Patterns
Monogamy and Polygamy: Marriage Patterns
Residential Patterns: Patrilocality, Matrilocality, and Neolocality
Quiz: Family and Society
Economics and Society
Traditionalism and Economic Rationality
Division of Labor
Comparative Economic Systems
Sectors of the Economy
Distribution Systems
Quiz: Economics and Society
Politics and Society
The Political Order
Three Types of Authority
Types of Government
The Political Process
C. Wright Mills' The Power Elite
G. William Domhoff's Governing Class
David Riesman's Pluralist Vision
Quiz: Politics and Society
Society and Religion
Religion and Society
The Sacred and the Profane
Forms of Religious Organization--Cult, Sect, Church
World Religions
Quiz: Society and Religion
Defining Social Stratification
Social Stratification
Life Chances
Stratification and Social Structure
Systems of Stratification
Davis and Moore--A Functionalist View of Social Stratification
Marx, Weber, and Modern Conflict Theory
Quiz: Defining Social Stratification
Collective Behavior, Social Movements, and Social Change
Defining Collective Behavior
Relatively Spontaneous Expressions of Collective Behavior
Other Forms of Collective Behavior--Crowds
Other Aspects of Collective Behavior--Public Versus Private
Explaining Collective Behavior
Social Movements
Quiz: Collective Behavior, Social Movements, and Social Change
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