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Readings for Sociology
Author : Garth Massey,Timothy L. O'Brien
Publisher : N.A
Release Date : 2019
ISBN 10 : 9780393674316
Pages : 329 pages

With selections from popular and academic journals as well as lively book excerpts, Readings for Sociology reveals the complexities of our social world and offers insights into sociological analysis. Readings for Sociology is comprehensive in scope, offering a wide range of selections on the standard topics in the introductory course to help students reach a new level of sociological understanding. New selections by well-known writers like Ta-Nehisi Coates, Pico Iyer, and Arlie Hochschild explore growing inequality and frayed racial, gender, and class relations since the Great Recession.

Contemporary Readings in Sociology
Author : Kathleen Odell Korgen
Publisher : Pine Forge Press
Release Date : 2008-02-29
ISBN 10 : 1412944732
Pages : 270 pages

This reader was developed to be used in numerous courses taught in sociology. It is appropriate for an introductory course, as well as a social problems or special topics course. The readings have been selected from numerous well respected sociology journals and they have been edited to make them more “user friendly” for the undergraduate student. This reader allows undergraduate students to read about the major topics in sociology in the words of the original authors. The reader includes a topic guide to help the instructor better integrate the material into their course and well-crafted section openers place each article in context for the student. This series of readings has been vetted by an Advisory Board of sociology instructors to ensure quality.

Readings for Sociology 51 ...
Author : University of Michigan. Department of Sociology
Publisher : N.A
Release Date : 1947
ISBN 10 :
Pages : 329 pages

Readings in Urban Sociology
Author : R. E. Pahl
Publisher : Elsevier
Release Date : 2013-10-22
ISBN 10 : 1483181243
Pages : 348 pages

Readings in Urban Sociology covers the specialized aspect of sociology, together with an introduction designed to relate the selected Readings to the state of sociological knowledge and research in the field in question. This book is organized into four parts encompassing 12 chapters, and begins with an overview of the study of urbanization and urban sociology. The opening part describes the nature of industrial urbanism in Great Britain. This part deals with the development of British urban sociology and the idea of neighborhood community. The next part examines the distinction between ways of life in the modern city and the modern suburb. This part also looks into the context of urbanization involving population dispersal and diffusion. The closing parts provide an analysis of the urban system in terms of a conflict model and demonstrate the development of Prague's ecological structure. These parts also discuss the notion of a rural-urban continuum and the process of adjustment to an urban system in Africa. This book will prove useful to sociologists and researchers.

Classic Readings in Sociology
Author : Eve L. Howard
Publisher : Wadsworth Publishing Company
Release Date : 2007
ISBN 10 :
Pages : 104 pages

A resounding best seller, this series of classic articles written by key sociologists and social thinkers will compliment any introductory sociology textbook. This reader serves as a foundation where students can read original works that teach the fundamental ideas of sociology. Priced right as a stand-alone and free when bundled with Wadsworth introductory texts, this brief reader is a convenient and painless way to bring the "great thinkers" to your students.

Conflict, Order and Action
Author : Edward Ksenych,David Liu
Publisher : Canadian Scholars’ Press
Release Date : 2001
ISBN 10 : 9781551301921
Pages : 474 pages

Impressive collection of classic and contemporary essays designed to engage secondary students' practical interests and concerns whilst introducing the discipline of sociology as a form of inquiry.

Author : Anthony Giddens,Philip W. Sutton
Publisher : Polity
Release Date : 2010
ISBN 10 : 0745648843
Pages : 347 pages

A strong emphasis has been placed on creating a productive mixture of classic and contemporary readings which is highly readable and lively, yet remains challenging. Whilst particularly useful as a companion to the sixth edition of Giddensʹs Sociology, the reader is designed for use independently or alongside other textbooks. The reader maintains the distinctive approach which Sociology pioneered: strongly comparative and historically informed, it stresses the influence of globalizing trends in social life. The carefully selected readings range from studies of face-to-face interaction through to the analysis of large-scale global systems, and cover sociological theories of society as well as research methods. Amongst the new selections in this volume are readings on the Internet and virtual communities, the impact of ecological thinking and climate change on social science, offshoring and the future of work, global cities, patriarchy and shifting gender relations, intersecting social inequalities, the idea and practice of restorative justice, new forms of cybercrime, war, terrorism and the prospects for a global cosmopolitan democracy. The readings are arranged in ten thematic sections and each section is preceded by a summary in order to facilitate studentsʹ comprehension and critical reflection. The result is an exciting new text that encompasses the major themes and debates in both classical and contemporary sociology. Sociology: Introductory Readings will be an essential resource for anyone who wishes to engage with the scope of sociological thought today. -- Back cover.

Readings In Sociology
Author : Brigitte Berger
Publisher : N.A
Release Date : 1974-03-14
ISBN 10 :
Pages : 561 pages

Mapping the Social Landscape
Author : Susan J. Ferguson
Publisher : Readings in Sociology
Release Date : 2002
ISBN 10 : 9780767420938
Pages : 667 pages

Drawing from a wide selection of classic and contemporary works, this best-selling reader includes 56 readings that represent a plurality of voices and views within sociology.

Social Interaction
Author : Candace Clark,Howard Robboy
Publisher : Worth Publishers
Release Date : 1992-03-15
ISBN 10 : 9780312056650
Pages : 611 pages

These 38 articles teach students sociology from a social interactionist point of view. Included are both classic documents and recent sociological debates and issues.

Classic and Contemporary Readings in Sociology
Author : Ian Marsh,Rosie Campbell,Mike Keating
Publisher : Routledge
Release Date : 2014-05-12
ISBN 10 : 1317882016
Pages : 400 pages

Classic and Contemporary Readings in Sociology introduces the reader to sociological issues, theories and debates, providing extracts of primary source material, from both classical and contemporary theorists. Theorists are examined within their historical and sociological framework and the text provides an analysis of developments in sociological thought and research. The text is divided into four main sections: Part One, Origins and Concepts, surveys the history of the discipline of sociology and examines key themes which have influenced sociological theorising and investigation, in particular, social control, culture and socialisation. Parts Two and Four, Sociological Theories and Sociological Research, include a number of readings from the founding theorists and investigators, including Auguste Comte, Emile Durkheim, Karl Marx, Max Weber and Charles Booth, and also include more recent theoretical writing and research approaches. The focus on theory and research is extended by a selection of readings centred around the theme of Differences and Inequalities (Part Three); these readings provide students with examples of work from an area where sociological theorising and research has been widely applied.

Essen of Soc
Author : Massey,Giddens
Publisher : N.A
Release Date :
ISBN 10 : 9780393252217
Pages : 329 pages