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Principles of Sociology: Societal Issues and Behavior, 1st Edition

  • Kimberly Ortiz-Hartman
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  • ISBN-10: 1642651141
  • ISBN-13: 9781642651140
  • DDC: 306
  • 730 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released July 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018
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Overview

This volume includes topics that relate to society and behavior. Articles explore how these topics affect American culture on a widespread level. This title is the third in a series intended to introduce students and researchers to the fundamentals of sociology using easy-to-understand language. This work includes categories such as: Deviance & Social Control; Race & Ethnicity; Sex, Gender & Sexuality; Society & Technology; and Sociology of Health & Medicine. Entries are arranged A-Z in five major sections, making it easy to find the topic of interest. Each entry includes: Abstract giving a brief introduction to the topic; Overview that presents key terms and concepts; Clear, concise presentation of the topic, including a discussion of applications and issues; Definitions of key Terms & Concepts; and Bibliography for further reading. Back matter contains a thorough and valuable index. Essays are written for a varied audience and include a list of entries for further reading.<\P>

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Publisher's Note.
Introduction.
Contributors.
Deviance & Social Control.
1: Biological & Psychological Theories of Deviance.
2: Conflict Theory & Deviance.
3: Control Theory of Deviance.
4: Correctional Theories.
5: Court System.
6: Crime Theory: Organized Crime.
7: Criminal Recidivism.
8: Defining Deviance.
9: Deterrence Theory.
10: Deviance and Gender.
11: Differential Association Theory.
12: Durkheim & the Normalization of Deviance.
13: Gang Membership.
14: Informal and Formal Social Control.
15: Juvenile Crime in the U.S..
16: Labeling Theory.
17: Media and Crime.
18: Medicalization of Deviance.
19: Militarization of Police.
20: Overview of Hate Crimes.
21: Police.
22: Preventing Deviance by Amending Inequality.
23: Preventing Deviance by Strengthening Social Bonds.
24: Prison System.
25: Race, Ethnicity, and Law Enforcement.
26: Rational Choice Theory.
27: Rational Control Theory.
28: Re-Entering Society from Prison.
29: Sex Differences in Crime.
30: Social Disorganization Theory.
31: Sociology of Addiction.
32: Subcultural Theories of Deviance.
33: Victim Blaming.
34: Victimless Crime.
35: Vigilantism.
36: Violent Crime in the U.S..
37: White Collar Crime.
Race & Ethnicity.
38: Adorno's Authoritarian Personality.
39: Assimilation.
40: Cultural Prejudice & Discrimination.
41: Ending Racism & Discrimination in the United States.
42: Ethnocentrism & Racism.
43: Genocide.
44: Institutional Prejudice.
45: Interminority Racism.
46: Intersectionality.
47: Prejudice Theory: Bogardus & the Social Distance Scale.
48: Prejudice Theory: Realistic Conflict Theory.
49: Prejudice Theory: Scapegoat Theory.
50: Race, Ethnicity & Income Inequality.
51: Racial Profiling.
52: Segregation.
Society & Technology.
53: The Digital Divide.
54: Digital Sociology.
55: The Internet & Society.
56: Jacques Ellul's The Technological Society.
57: Knowledge-Based Economy.
58: Posthumanism.
59: Social Aspects of Technology in Education.
60: Social Impacts of Cyber Crime.
61: Social Impacts of Wireless Communication.
62: Social Media and News Reporting.
63: Social Media and Self-Worth.
64: The Technological Revolution.
65: Technology & Medicine.
66: Technology & Societal Development.
67: Technology & Surveillance.
68: Technology & the Judicial System.
69: Technology & the Mass Media.
70: Weapons of Mass Destruction.
Sociology of Health & Medicine.
71: Anti-Vaccination Movement.
72: Body Image and the Media.
73: Body Work in Contemporary Society.
74: Child Obesity.
75: Doctor-patient Communication.
76: Holistic Medicine.
77: Legal & Ethical Issues of Life & Death.
78: Long-term & Institutional Care.
79: Medicalization.
80: Mental Health & E-Therapy.
81: Public Health Issues.
82: Religion & Health.
83: Substance Abuse Prevention & Education.
84: Youth Suicide.
Sex, Gender & Sexuality.
85: Attraction & Love.
86: Contemporary Theories of Sexual Orientation.
87: Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Gender.
88: Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Sexual Orientation.
89: Feminist Theories of Gender Inequality.
90: Gender and Domestic Responsibilities.
91: Gender and Economic Inequality.
92: Gender and Sexual Orientation in the Workplace.
93: Gender Differences: Biology and Culture.
94: Gender in the Classroom.
95: Gender Issues in Physical Education.
96: Heteronormativity.
97: Homophobia.
98: Kinsey Report.
99: Political Inequality.
100: Polyamory.
101: Pornography.
102: Sex Addiction Disorders.
103: Sex, Gender & Sexuality: Sexually Transmitted Infections.
104: Sexual Assault and Rape.
105: Sexual Development Across the Lifespan.
106: Sexual Harassment.
107: Sexual Orientation and Youth.
108: Sexual Orientation in the United States.
109: Sexuality and the Media.
110: Sociology of Contraception.
111: Sociology of Prostitution.
112: Structural Functionalist Theories of Gender Inequality.
113: Teen Pregnancy.
Index.