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Principles of Sociology: Personal Relationships and Behavior, 1st Edition

  • Kimberly Ortiz-Hartman
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  • ISBN-10: 1642651109
  • ISBN-13: 9781642651102
  • DDC: 302
  • 586 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 title provides valuable information and ideas about different aspects of personal relationships and behavior. Topics are discussed through the lens of sociology and offer understanding through how they impact people on an individual and social level. It is the first title a series intended to introduce students and researchers to the fundamentals of a range of sociology topics using easy-to-understand language. Includes categories such as: Day-to-Day Interaction; Family & Relationships; Socialization; Social Change; and Aging & Elderly Issues. Entries are arranged A-Z by section, making it easy to find the topic of interest. Each entry includes the following: 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.<\P>

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Publisher's Note.
Introduction.
Contributors.
Day-to-Day Interaction.
1: Body Art and Ornamentation.
2: Conversational Analysis.
3: Disability & Impairment.
4: Dramaturgical Analysis.
5: Language and Gender.
6: Language, Gender and Reality.
7: Modernity & Mass Society.
8: Personal Space.
9: The Politics of Appearance.
10: Role Conflict & Role Strain.
11: The Social Construction of Reality.
12: Social Status & Social Interaction.
13: Social Stigmas.
14: Sociology of Emotions.
15: The Sociology of Non-Verbal Communication.
16: The Thomas Theorem.
Family & Relationships.
17: Alternative Family Structures.
18: Assisted Reproductive Technology.
19: Attraction and Love.
20: Balancing Work and Family.
21: Cohabitation and Domestic Partnerships.
22: Dating Violence and Victimization.
23: Family & Relationships: Child Abuse.
24: Family Functions: Social-Conflict Analysis.
25: Family Functions: A Structural-Functional Analysis.
26: Family Functions: Symbolic Interactionism.
27: Family Gender Roles.
28: Family Structures.
29: Feminist Theories of the Family.
30: Gender Roles.
31: Gender Socialization.
32: International Adoption.
33: Internet Dating.
34: Marriage Patterns.
35: Millennials and Fatherhood.
36: Multigenerational Families.
37: Multiracial Families.
38: Patterns of Descent & Inheritance.
39: Premarital Sex.
40: Residential Patterns.
41: The Single-Parent Household.
42: Sociological Aspects of Divorce.
43: Spousal Abuse.
Socialization.
44: Cooley & The Looking Glass Self.
45: Erikson's Eight Stages of Development.
46: Freud & Personality Development.
47: Freud's Structural Model of the Psyche.
48: Gender and Morality.
49: George Herbert Mead's “I” & “ME”.
50: Kohlberg's Stages of Moral Development.
51: The Mass Media & Socialization.
52: Piaget's Stages of Cognitive Development.
53: Resocialization & Total Institutions.
54: Social Isolation & Human Development.
55: Socialization for Lifelong Learning.
56: Socialization in Families.
57: Socialization in Peer Groups.
58: Socialization in Schools.
59: Sociology of Sport.
Social Change.
60: Alienation.
61: Causes of Social Change.
62: Characteristics of Modernity.
63: Cultural Conflict in Postmodern Society.
64: Modernity & Class Society.
65: Modernity & the Individual.
66: Modernity & Progress.
67: Postmodernity, Personal Freedom, & Social Responsibility.
68: Progress & The Post-Modern Society.
69: Science & Technology in the Postmodern Society.
70: Social Institutions in Postmodern Society.
71: Toennies & the Loss of Community.
72: Weber & the Rational Society.
Aging & Elderly Issues.
73: Age and Social Isolation.
74: Aging and Culture, Race & Ethnicity.
75: Aging and Elderly Issues: Elder Abuse.
76: Aging and Poverty.
77: Aging and the U.S. Workforce.
78: Aging Challenges: Ageism.
79: Aging Theory: Modernization Theory.
80: Aging Theory: Social Conflict Analysis.
81: Caring for the Elderly in America.
82: Caring for the Elderly: Global Perspectives.
83: Effects of Retirement.
84: Elderly and Technology.
85: Ethical Issues of Death & Dying.
86: Functionalist Perspective: Disengagement Theory.
87: Grief & Bereavement.
88: Growing Old: Biological & Physiological Aging.
89: Growing Old: Psychological Aging.
90: Growing Old: Social Aging.
91: Positive Regard and Caregiving.
92: Symbolic Interaction Analysis: Activity Theory.
Index.