Mapping the Social Landscape

Mapping the Social Landscape : Readings in Sociology

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Drawing from a wide selection of classic and contemporary works, Ferguson has chosen 56 readings that represent a plurality of voices and views within sociology.
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  • Paperback | 625 pages
  • 152.4 x 233.68 x 20.32mm | 884.5g
  • Mayfield Publishing Co ,U.S.
  • United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 0767406168
  • 9780767406161

Table of contents

Preface/IntroductionPART I. THE SOCIOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE C. Wright Mills, The Promise Donna Gaines, Teenage Wasteland: Suburbia's Dead-End Kids Mary Romero, An Intersection of Biography and History: My Intellectual JourneySocial Research Emile Durkheim, What Is a Social Fact? Jennifer L. Pierce, Gender Trials: Doing Field Research in Contemporary Law Firms Rose Weitz, Personal Reflections on Researching HIV DiseasePART II. CULTURE Anne M. Velliquette and Jeff B. Murray, The New Tattoo Subculture Elijah Anderson, The Code of the Streets J. William Gibson, Warrior Dreams: Violence and Manhood in Post-Vietnam America Haunani-Kay Trask, Lovely Hula Hands: Corporate Tourism and the Prostitution of Hawaiian Culture PART III. SOCIALIZATION Judith Lorber, 'Night to His Day': The Social Construction of Gender Michael Messner, Boyhood, Organized Sports, and the Construction of Masculinities Robert Granfield, Making it by Faking it: Working-Class Students in an Elite Academic Environment Gwynne Dyer, Anybody's Son Will DoPART IV. GROUPS AND SOCIAL STRUCTURE Donald B. Kraybill, The Social Architecture of Amish Society Martin Sanchez Jankowski, Gang Business: Making Ends Meet Kathleen M. Blee, Women of the Klan: Organizing 100% American Women Michael Schwalbe, The Mythopoetic Men's Movement and the Search for CommunitasPART V. DEVIANCE, CRIME, AND SOCIAL CONTROL David L. Rosenhan, On Being Sane in Insane Places Penelope E. McLorg and Diane E. Taub, Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia: The Development of Deviant Identities Phillipe Bourgois, In Search of Respect: Selling Crack in El Barrio Patricia Yancey Martin and Robert A. Hummer, Fraternities and Rape on CampusPART VI. SOCIAL INEQUALITYSocial Class G. William Domhoff, Who Rules America? The Corporate Community and the Upper Class Melvin L. Oliver and Thomas M. Sapiro, Black Wealth/White Wealth: A New Perspective on Racial Inequality Herbert J. Gans, Positive Functions of the Undeserving Poor: Uses of the Underclass in America Kathryn Edin and Laura Lein, Making Ends Meet: How Single Mothers Survive Welfare and Low-Wage WorkGender Christine L. Williams, The Glass Escalator: Hidden Advantages for Men in the "Female" Professions Barbara Katz Rothman and Mary Beth Caschetta, Treating Health: Women and Medicine Myra Sadker and David Sadker, Failing at Fairness: Hidden Lessons Yen Le Espiritu, The Racial Construction of Asian American Women and MenRace and Ethnicity W. E. B. Du Bois, The Problem of the Twentieth Century Is the Problem of the Color Line Lillian B. Rubin, Is This A White Country, Or What? Nancy Ablemann and John Lie, Blue Dreams: Korean Americans and the Los Angeles Riots Joe R. Feagin and Melvin P. Sikes, Navigating Public Places PART VII. SOCIAL INSTITUTIONSPower and Politics C. Wright Mills, The Power Elite Dan Clawson, Alan Neustadtl, and Denise Scott, Money Talks: Corporate PACS and Political Influence William Greider, One World, Ready or Not: The Manic Logic of Global CapitalismThe Economy and Work Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, The Manifesto of the Communist Party William Julius Wilson, When Work Disappears: The World of the New Urban Poor Robin Leidner, Over the Counter, McDonald'sReligion Max Weber, The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism C. Kirk Hadaway, Penny Long Marler, and Mark Chaves, What the Polls Don't Show: A Closer Look at U.S. Church Attendance Dallas A. Blanchard, The Anti-Abortion Movement and the Rise of the Religious RightHealth and Medicine Talcott Parsons, The Social Structure of Medicine Steven Epstein, Impure Science: AIDS, Activism, and the Politics of Knowledge David A. Karp, Speaking of Sadness: Taking Anti-Depressant DrugsEducation Mary Crow Dog and Richard Erdoes, Civilize Them with a Stick Peter W. Cookson, Jr. and Caroline Hodges Persell, Preparing for Power: Cultural Capital and Curricula in America's Elite Boarding Schools Guadalupe Valdes, Con Respeto: Bridging the Distances Between Culturally Diverse Families and Schools The Family Judith Stacey, Gay and Lesbian Families are HerePatricia Hill Collins, The Meaning of Motherhood in Black Culture Arlie Russell Hochschild, The Time Bind: When Work Becomes Home and Home Becomes WorkPART VIII. SOCIAL CHANGE William F. Ogburn, The Hypothesis of Cultural Lag George Ritzer, The McDonaldization of Society Robert D. Bullard and Beverly H. Wright, The Quest for Environmental Equity: Mobilizing the African-American Community for Social Change Richard Flacks, Think Globally, Act Politically: Some Notes Toward New Movement Strategy
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