Images Of Society: Readings That Inspire And Inform Society

Paperback | January 30, 2009

byJerry P. White, Michael Carroll

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Images of Society is an exciting collection of readings designed for use within introductory sociology classes. The readings range from classic works within sociology to pieces illustrating recent sociological principles. Academic and journalistic readings have been selected by the authors to convey the distinctive way sociologists think. All readings are excerpts from longer pieces and are introduced with short prologues written by the editors.

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Images of Society is an exciting collection of readings designed for use within introductory sociology classes. The readings range from classic works within sociology to pieces illustrating recent sociological principles. Academic and journalistic readings have been selected by the authors to convey the distinctive way sociologists thi...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:10.88 × 8.63 × 0.44 inPublished:January 30, 2009Publisher:Nelson College IndigenousLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0176501231

ISBN - 13:9780176501235

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PART 1: The Sociological Imagination Chapter 1: "Invitation to Sociology: A Humanistic Perspective" PETER L. BERGERChapter 2: "The Sociological Imagination" C. WRIGHT MILLSPART 2: Sociological Inquiry: Methods Chapter 3: "The Nature of Attitude Surveys (from "The American Soldier-An Expository Review")" PAUL. F. LAZARSFELDChapter 4: "The Study Design for a Survey of American Sexual Behavior" EDWARD O. LAUMANN ET AL.Chapter 5: "The Sociologist as Rubbernecker" MORTEN G. ENDER ET AL.PART 3: Ethics in Research Chapter 6: "The Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment" Chapter 7: "An Ethical Market in Human Organs" CHARLES A. ERIN AND JOHN HARRISChapter 8: "Is the Sale of Body Parts Wrong?"J. SAVULESCUPART 4: Culture Chapter 9: "Body Ritual among the Nacirema"HORACE MINERChapter 10: "Mother Cow" MARVIN HARRISChapter 11: "Modern Magic: The Case of Examinations" DANIEL ALBAS AND CHERYL ALBASPART 5: Socialization Chapter 12: "The Civilizing of Genie" MAYA PINESChapter 13: "The Concept of 'Stages' in Piaget's Theory" ROLF E. MUUSSChapter 14: "Columbus and the Making of Historical Myth" BARBARA RANSBYPART 6: Family Chapter 15: "Changing Families" RODERIC BEAUJOTChapter 16: "Update on Families"STATISTICS CANADAChapter 17: "Experimental Family Organization: An Historico-Cultural Report on the Oneida Community" WILLIAM M. KEPHART PART 7: Gender and Sexuality Chapter 18: "Sex and Temperament" MARTHA C. WARDChapter 19: "If Men Could Menstruate" GLORIA STEINEMChapter 20: "The National Conversation in the Wake of Littleton Is Missing the Mark" JACKSON KATZ AND SUT JHALLYChapter 21: "Fraternities and Collegiate Rape Culture: Why Are Some Fraternities More Dangerous Places for Women?" AYRES BOSWELL AND JOAN Z. SPADEChapter 22: "The Signs of Cybersex Addiction" ANNIE RUTH SABANGANPART 8: Aging Chapter 23: "Population and Politics: Voodoo Demography, Population Aging, and Canadian Social Policy" ELLEN M. GEEChapter 24: "Aging Around the World: The Aged as Teachers" DONALD O. COWGILLPART 9: Deviance Chapter 25: "On Being Sane in Insane Places"DAVID L. ROSENHANChapter 26: "Obedience to Authority: An Experimental View"STANLEY MILGRAMChapter 27: "The CSI Effect: Fact or Fiction?"ANDREW THOMASPART 10: Religion Chapter 28: "Social Science Theories of Religion" ANDREW M. GREELEYChapter 29: "American Religious Exceptionalism" RODNEY STARK AND ROGER FINKEChapter 30: "The New Story about What's Happening in the Churches"REGINALD W. BIBBYPART 11: Media and Globalization Chapter 31: "Interview with Noam Chomsky" DAVID BARSAMIANChapter 32: "An Introduction to McDonaldization" GEORGE RITZERPART 12: Sociology of Work Chapter 33: "McJobs: McDonaldization and Its Relationship to the Labor Process" GEORGE RITZERChapter 34: "Alienated Labour"KARL MARXChapter 35: "Motherhood and Paycheques" MARIE DROLETPART 13: Race, Ethnicity, and Inequality Chapter 36: "Ethnic Heroes and Racial Villains in American Social Science" STEPHEN STEINBERG Chapter 37: "Visible Minority Workers Are at Greater Economic Risk" CANADIAN HERITAGEChapter 38: "Aboriginal Well-Being: Canada's Continuing Challenge"JERRY WHITE AND DAN BEAVON Chapter 39: "Confronting Culture with Science: Language and Public Policy" JERRY P. WHITEPART 14: Population Studies and Demography Chapter 40: "Stars and Bars" DANIEL LAZAREChapter 41: "Population Change and Public Policy in Canada" RODERIC BEAUJOT AND DON KERRChapter 42: "The Human Juggernaut"PAUL R. EHRLICH, ANNE H. EHRLICH, AND GRETCHEN C. DAILYPART 15: Education Chapter 43: "Teaching Challenges in Higher Education"ANTON ALLAHARINDEX