Images Of Society: Readings That Inspire And Inform Sociology

Paperback | September 27, 2012

byJerry P. White, Michael Carroll

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Images of Society is an exciting collection of relevant 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 relevant 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 sociolo...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 10.81 × 8.5 × 0.38 inPublished:September 27, 2012Publisher:Nelson College IndigenousLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0176514163

ISBN - 13:9780176514167

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Part One: The Sociological ImaginationChapter 1: What Should Students Understand after Taking Introduction to Sociology? - (Caroline Hodges Persell, Kathryn M. Pheiffer, and Ali Syed)Chapter 2: The Sociological Imagination - (C. Wright Mills)Part Two: Sociological Inquiry: MethodsChapter 3: The Nature of Attitude Surveys (from "The American Soldier - An Expository Review") - (Paul F. Lazarsfeld)Chapter 4: The Study Design for a Survey of American Sexual Behaviour - (Edward O. Laumann, John H. Gagnon, Robert T. Michael, and Stuart Michaels)Part Three: Ethics In ResearchChapter 5: Ethical Issues in Disaster Research: Lessons from Hurricane Katrina - (Carrie Y. Barron Ausbrooks, Edith J. Barrett, and Maria Martinez-Cosio)Chapter 6: The Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment - (Carol A. Heintzelman)Chapter 7: Sterilizing the "Feeble-Minded": Eugenics in Alberta, Canada, 1929-1972 - (Jana Grekul, Harvey Krahn, and Dave Odynak)Part Four: CultureChapter 8: Body Ritual among the Nacirema - (Horace Miner)Chapter 9: Cultural Aspects of Disability - (Juliene G. Lipson and Judith G. Rogers)Chapter 10: Why Do People Get Tattoos? - (Miliann Kang and Katherine Jones)Part Five: SocializationChapter 11: The Civilizing of Genie - (Maya Pines)Chapter 12: The Concept of "Stages" in Piaget''s Theory - (Rolf E. Muuss)Chapter 13: Columbus and the Making of Historical Myth - (Barbara Ransby)Part Six: FamilyChapter 14: 2006 Census: Families, Marital Status, Households and Dwelling Characteristics - (Statistics Canada)Chapter 15: Experimental Family Organization: An Historico-Cultural Report on the Oneida Community - (William M. Kephart)Part Seven: Gender And SexualityChapter 16: Sex and Temperament - (Martha C. Ward)Chapter 17: If Men Could Menstruate - (Gloria Steinem)Chapter 18: The National Conversation in the Wake of Littleton Is Missing the Mark - (Jackson Katz and Sut Jhally)Chapter 19: Sexual Assault in Canada: Gendered Expectations, Myths, and Resistances - (Laura Murphy)Chapter 20: Pornography and Violence: A New Look at the Research - (Mary Anne Layden)Part Eight: AgingChapter 21: Population and Politics: Voodoo Demography, Population Aging, and Canadian Social Policy - (Ellen M. Gee)Chapter 22: Aging Around the World: The Aged as Teachers - (Donald O. Cowgill)Part Nine: DevianceChapter 23: On Being Sane in Insane Places - (David L. Rosenhan)Chapter 24: Revisiting the Stanford Prison Experiment - (Philip G. Zimbardo)Chapter 25: Online Communication and Negative Social Ties - (Gustavo S. Mesch and Ilan Talmud)Part Ten: ReligionChapter 26: Religion: The Comeback - (Reginald Bibby)Chapter 27: Islamophobia: A New Racism? - (Vic Satzewich)Part Eleven: Media And GlobalizationChapter 28: McJobs: McDonaldization and Its Relationship to the Labor Process - (George Ritzer)Chapter 29: The Disneyization of Society - (Alan Bryman)Part Twelve: Work And EducationChapter 30: Alienated Labour - (Karl Marx)Chapter 31: A New Barrier: Extra-Credential Inflation - (Wolfgang Lehmann)Chapter 32: The Gender Income Gap and the Role of Education - (Donna Bobbitt-Zeher)Chapter 33: Why Do Skilled Immigrants Struggle in the Labour Market? A Field Experiment with Six Thousand Résumés - (Philip Oreopoulos)Part Thirteen: Indigenous Peoples In CanadaChapter 34: Aboriginal People, Resilience, and the Residential School Legacy - (Madeleine Dion Stout and Gregory Kipling)Chapter 35: Stolen Sisters, Second Class Citizens, Poor Health: The Legacy of Colonization in Canada - (Wendee Kubik, Carrie Bourassa, Mary Hampton)Chapter 36: Aboriginal Well-Being: Canada''s Continuing Challenge - (Jerry P. White and Dan Beavon)Part Fourteen: Population Studies And DemographyChapter 37: Stars and Bars - (Daniel Lazare)Chapter 38: Population Change and Public Policy in Canada - (Roderic Beaujot and Don Kerr)Part Fifteen: Sociology Of HealthChapter 39: Be Thin: Contradictions Within the Social Construction of Beauty and Happiness - (Sha