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Sociology : introductory readings / ed. Anthony Giddens

Secondary Author Giddens, Anthony Country Reino Unido. Publication Cambridge : Polity Press, 1997 Description X, 467 p. : il. ; 25 cm ISBN 0-7456-1874-X CDU 316
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

This revised and updated introductory reader in sociology offers a comprehensive, yet challenging set of readings for students approaching the study of sociology for the first time.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • What is Sociology? The Scope of Sociology
  • The Sociological Imagination and the Promise of Sociology C. Wright
  • Mills Thinking Sociologically
  • 2 Culture and Society What is Culture?
  • The Proper Study of Mankind The Economist
  • The Internet in the Middle East and North Africa Human Rights Watch
  • 3 A Changing World
  • The McDonaldization of Society George Ritzer Beyond the Information Revolution
  • Globalization
  • 4 Social Interaction and Everyday Life
  • The Structure of Face Engagements
  • Erving Goffman Social Interaction and Everyday Life
  • Embarrassment and Interactional Organization Christian Heath Time, Habit and Repetition in Day-to-Day Life
  • 5 Gender and Sexuality Explaining Gender and Gender
  • Inequalities Jane Pilcher Lesbians at home
  • What do we mean when we talk about the body and Sexuality?
  • A Self-Made Man
  • The Male Dodo: Are Men Necessary? The Economist
  • 6 Sociology of the Body: Health, Illness and Ageing
  • A Sociology of `Fringe' Medicine: A Healthy Alternative
  • The Sociology of Health and Illness
  • Patenting Life Jeremy Rifkin Sickness and Health in Pre-Modern
  • 7 Families Constructing Post-divorce childhoods
  • The Normal Chaos of Love
  • Home Sweet Home The Economist On Friendship
  • 8 Crime and Deviance A Sociology of Hackers
  • Electronic Policing
  • Babes Love to Kill Ruaridh Nicoll Surviving in a Women's Prison
  • 9 Race, Ethnicity and Migration
  • In Defence of the Nation
  • The Development of Ethnic Awareness and Identification Frances Aboud
  • There Ain't No Black in the Union Jack Paul Gilroy Europe Needs More
  • Immigrants The Economist
  • 10 Class, Stratification and Inequality
  • Are Social classes dying?
  • Lipset Marx and Weber on Class
  • Capitalism without Classes
  • Haves and Have-Nots: How to Overcome the Digital Divide The Economist
  • 11 Poverty, Welfare and Social Exclusion Rethinking Poverty in Globalized Conditions
  • When Work Disappears: new implications for race and urb

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