To The Student.
Introduction: Why Study Sociology?
How Will You Spend the 21st Century?
PART I THE DISCIPLINE OF SOCIOLOGY.
1. The Sociological Perspective: Is It Just Common Sense?
1. An Idea Whose Time Has Come, Earl Babbie.
2. The Practice of Social Research, Earl Babbie.
3. What Students Should Understand After Taking Introductory Sociology, Caroline H. Persell, Kathryn F. Pfeiffer, and Ali Syed.
4. The Promise, C. Wright Mills.
PART II BECOMING A MEMBER OF SOCIETY.
2. Socialization: A Lifelong Learning Process.
5. Final Note on a Case of Extreme Isolation, Kingsley Davis.
6. Key Facts on TV Violence, The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation.
7. Becoming "Boys," "Men," "Guys," and "Dudes", Clyde W. Franklin II.
8. "Doing It": The Social Construction of S-E-X, Tracey Steele.
3. Gender: The Sexual Division.
9. The Prism of Gender, Joan Z. Spade and Catherine C. Valentine.
10. Influence of Gender Socialization and Athletic Influence on the Occurrence of Eating Disorders, Diane E. Taub and Peneolpe A. McLorg.
11. Unraveling the Gender Knot, Allan Johnson.
12. A Degendered Society?, Michael S. Kimmel.
4. Culture: Our Way of Life.
13. Cultural Matters: Diversity in the United States and Its Implications, Michael Jindra.
14. Body Ritual Among the Nacirema, Horace Miner.
15. India''s Sacred Cow, Marvin Harris.
16. Development as Poison: Rethinking the Western Model of Modernity, Stephen A. Margolis.
5. Social Interaction: Life is With People.
17. The Sounds of Silence, Edward T. Hall and Mildred Hall.
18. Backboards and Blackboards: College Athletes and Role Engulfment, Patricia Adler and Peter Adler.
19. You Can''t Be a Sweet Cucumber in a Vinegar Barrel, Philip Zimbardo.
20. Characteristics of Bureaucracy, Max Weber.
PART III MAJOR INSTITUTIONS IN SOCIETY.
6. Marriage and Family: Change and Diversity.
21. Family In Transition, Arlene S. Skolnick and Jerome H. Skolnick.
22. Being Single on Noah''s Ark, Leonard Cargan.
23. An Overview of Nature, Causes, and Consequences of Abusive Family Relationships, Robert E. Emery and Lisa Laumann-Billings.
24. Historical Trends in Divorce, Paul R. Amato and Shelly Irving.
7. Education/Religion: Institutions in the Crossfire.
25. Learning the Student Role: Kindergarten as Academic Boot Camp, Harry L. Gracy.
26. Savage Inequalities: Children in American Schools, Jonathan Kozol.
27. Deepening Segregation in American Public Schools, Gary Orfield, Mark D. Bachmeier, David James, and Tamala Elie.
28. The Elementary Forms of Religious Life, Emile Durheim.
29. Popular Christianity and Political Extremism in the United States, James Aho
30. Motivation and Ideology: What Drives the Anti-Abortion Movement, Dallas A. Blanchard.
8. Economics/Politics: Implications for Survival.
31. The End of Work, Jeremy Rifkin.
32. Welfare in Reform in America: A Clash of Politics and Research, Diana M. Zuckerman.
33. The Credit Card: Private Troubles and Public Issues, George Ritzer.
34. Inequalities of Political Voice, Kay Lehman Schlozman, Benjamin I. Page, Sidney Verba, and Morris P. Fiorina.
35. If Hitler Asked You to Kill a Stranger, Would You? Probably, Phillip Meyer.
36. The Social Requisites of Democracy Revisited, Seymour Martin Lipset.
PART IV INEQUALITIES BETWEEN GROUPS.
9. Stratification: Some Are More Equal Than Others.
37. Money and the World We Want, Andrew Hacker.
38. Keeping Up With the Trumps, Juliet B. Schor.
39. No, Poverty Has Not Disappeared, Herbert J. Gans.
40. A Note on the "Trickle Effect", Lloyd Fallers.
10. Race and Ethnicity: The Problems of Inequality.
41. Racial Formations, Michael Omi and Howard Winant.
42. Because She Looks Like a Child, Kevin Bales.
43. In the Barrios: Latinos and the Underclass Debate, Joan Moore and Raquel Pinderhughes.
44. What Might Racial/Ethnic Equality Mean?, James Crone.
PART V SOME PROCESSES OF SOCIAL LIFE.
11. Deviance: Violating the Norms of Society.
45. The Normalcy of Crime, Randall Collins.
46. On Being Sane in Insane Places, DL Rosenhan.
47. The Culture of Fear: Why Americans Fear the Wrong Things, Barry Glassner.
48. How Can We Solve the Problem of Crime?, James Crone.
12. Health and Aging: The Problems of Growing Old.
49. The Crisis in American Health Care, James William Coleman and Harold R. Kerbo.
50. Some Sociological Aspects of HIV Disease, Edward L. Kain.
51. A World Growing Old, Jeremy Seabrook.
52. Fourteen Forecasts for an Aging Society, Sam L. Ervin.
13. The Human Environment: Population and Urbanization.
53.Boom, Busts, and Echoes, David E. Bloom and David Canning.
54. The Third Technological Revolution and Its Possible Socioeconomic Consequences, Daniel Bell.
55. Urbanism as a Way of Life, Louis Wirth.
56. A Planet Under Stress: Rising to the Challenge, Lester R. Brown.
14. Social Movements.
57. The 17 Great Challenges of the Twenty First Century, James Martin.
58. Dislocations and the Global Economy: Time for a Global Welfare System?, Anil Hira.
59. Educating Girls, Unlocking Development, Ruth Levine.
60. Scanning the Global Situation and Prospects for the Future, Jerome C. Glenn.