Readings for Sociology

Author: Garth Massey
Publisher: W. W. Norton
ISBN: 0393938840
Release Date: 2015-02-24
Genre: Social Science

The perfect mix of classic and contemporary readings.

Mapping the Social Landscape

Author: Susan J. Ferguson
Publisher: Sage Publications, Incorporated
ISBN: 150636828X
Release Date: 2017-06-13
Genre: Social Science

Mapping The Social Landscape is one of the most established and popular readers for Introductory Sociology. Over the course of seven editions, MH sold over 143,000 new copies. The book's 58 reading selections are arranged into eight sections that correspond to the organization of a typical Intro Sociology survey text. Susan Ferguson edits the readings and writes introductions and discussion questions for each reading. There are a small number of classic selections (Marx, Mills, Weber, Davis, etc.), modern favorites (Annette Lareau, Arlie Hochschild, Elijah Anderson), and a range of readings from younger, contemporary scholars.

Seeing Ourselves

Author: John J. Macionis
Publisher: Pearson College Division
ISBN: 0205733166
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Social Science

This best-selling introductory sociology reader provides classical, contemporary and cross-cultural readings on each key sociological topic. Seeing Ourselves strives to showcase the different perspectives sociology offers and the complexity of the social world. This reader has 72 readings composed of 26 Classic articles, 26 Contemporary articles, and 20 Cross-cultural articles.

Essentials of Sociology

Author: Richard P. Appelbaum
Publisher: W. W. Norton
ISBN: 0393614298
Release Date: 2017-07
Genre: Social Science

With a combination of up-to-the minute examples, cutting-edge research, and the latest available data, Essentials of Sociology gets students thinking sociologically about what they're seeing in the news and on their screens. Highlighting the macro social forces at work in our everyday lives, the authors move students beyond their individual experiences and cultivate their sociological imaginations. Innovative pedagogy promotes active reading and helps students master core sociological concepts. This strong in-text pedagogical program is now supported by InQuizitive, Norton's new formative, adaptive learning tool.

Inside Social Life

Author: Spencer Cahill
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0190647884
Release Date: 2017-06-26
Genre: Social Science

Revised edition of Inside social life, [2014]

Down to Earth Sociology

Author: James M. Henslin
ISBN: 0029146518
Release Date: 1995
Genre: Sociology

"Down to Earth Sociology", Eighth Edition, continues to open new windows onto the complex social realities that shape our world as it provides a firm foundation for exploring the discipline of sociology and the dynamic principles underlying society itself.


Author: Margaret L. Andersen
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company
ISBN: 1111833788
Release Date: 2011-09-22
Genre: Social Science

Your students can test their knowledge with this collection of practice tests, including multiple-choice, true/false, and short-answer questions with answers, page references, and answer explanations.

Life in Society

Author: James M. Henslin
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
ISBN: 0205494153
Release Date: 2006-01
Genre: Education

This brief and economical reader, edited by Jim Henslin, is specifically designed to be used as a companion to "Sociology: A Down-to-Earth Approach," Eighth Edition. There is one reading per text chapter, including a selection to accompany the online chapter, "The Sociology of Human Sexuality." Readings New To This Edition The Hmong Meet the Melting Pot / Anne Fadiman Diary of a Homeless Man / John R. Coleman Fraternities and Rape Culture / A. Ayres Boswell and Joan Z. Spade The Uses of Poverty: The Poor Pay All / Herbert J. Gans How the Jews Became White Folks / Karen Brodkin College Athletes and Role Conflict / Peter Adler and Patricia A. Adler Border Blues: The Dilemma of Illegal Immigration / Farai Chideya

Essentials of Sociology

Author: David B. Brinkerhoff
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781133630395
Release Date: 2013-01-21
Genre: Social Science

Extremely reader friendly and packed with vivid examples, ESSENTIALS OF SOCIOLOGY, 9e takes real-world scenarios and shows you how to use sociology to analyze them. It combines comprehensive coverage, socially relevant analysis, and cutting-edge research into a concise 15 chapters. Hands-on exercises help sharpen critical thinking and problem solving skills as readers put sociological theory into practice. More visually engaging than ever, the Ninth Edition also maintains the book’s signature emphasis on global issues. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Real World

Author: Kerry Ferris
Publisher: W. W. Norton
ISBN: 0393639304
Release Date: 2018
Genre: Popular culture

Ten Questions A Sociological Perspective

Author: Joel M. Charon
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781133713449
Release Date: 2012-01-01
Genre: Social Science

A perfect alternative to the traditional introductory sociology text, TEN QUESTIONS: A SOCIOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE, Eighth Edition, employs a unique approach to introducing and examining sociological principles. The text poses and answers questions that pique student interest, such as: What does it mean to be human? Are human beings free? Why is there misery in the world? The book examines the philosophies of classical sociologists such as Marx, Weber, Durkheim, Mead, and Berger, and looks at how the field of sociology has approached these questions over the past 150 years. Thoroughly updated, the Eighth Edition includes such new real-world examples as the political revolution in Egypt and the Tea Party movement as illustrations of social conflict; and intriguing new discussions of how individuals can affect society, inequality and social stratification, and many other topics. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Contexts Reader

Author: Syed Ali
Publisher: W. W. Norton
ISBN: 0393639657
Release Date: 2018-02-15
Genre: Political Science

An updated collection of the best articles from the award-winning magazine

Ways of Social Change

Author: Garth Massey
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 9781506306643
Release Date: 2015-07-13
Genre: Social Science

The world is at our fingertips, but understanding what is going on has never been more daunting. Garth Massey’s Ways of Social Change is a primer for making sense of both rapidly moving events and the cultural and structural forces on which social life is built, while teaching critical thinking skills needed to understand social change. With an approach that is fresh, timely, challenging, and engaging, Ways of Social Change shows students how social change is both a lived experience and the result of our actions in the world. It invites the reader into the realm of social science, where clarification, understanding, and inquiry provide for both informed opinions and a path to effective involvement. The core of the book focuses on five forces that powerfully influence the direction, scope and speed of social change: science and technology, social movements, war and revolution, large corporations, and the state. A concluding chapter encourages students to examine their own perspectives and offers ways to engage in social change, now and in their lifetime.