Contemporary readings in sociology


Contemporary readings in sociology

Kathleen Odell Korgen, editor

(The contemporary readings series)

Pine Forge Press, c2008

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Includes bibliographical references and index



Contemporary Readings in Sociology selects some of the most contemporary, engaging, and esteemed journal articles in the field and presents them in a well-edited format, making them perfect for undergraduate students. Giving students access to the important topics in sociology through the words of original authors, this comprehensive reader provides an opportunity for students to explore important topics in depth. Key Features and Benefits - Focuses on teaching the 'sociological eye' or sociological perspective to undergraduate students so they can learn more about the activities of actual sociologists. - Features rigorous research in an edited format, making important articles more accessible for - and still challenging to - undergraduate students - Offers an emphasis on contemporary readings to introduce students to cutting-edge sociology research - Includes more than 30 readings, including articles on social interaction, social institutions, the media, deviance, social stratification, race and ethnicity, sex and gender, global issues, and social movements, providing a well-rounded collection of original material on core topics - Combines an array of unique pedagogy to make the reader even more valuable and user-friendly, including a topics guide to help instructors choose the best readings for specific course subjects, a detailed list of Internet resources, and discussion questions for each article


Section 1: Culture and Social Interaction 1. When Fiends become Friends: The Need to Belong and Perceptions of Personal and Group Discrimination - Mauricio Carvallo and Brett W. Pelham 2. Authentic Identities: Straightedge Subcultures, Music and the Internet - Patrick Williams 3. Differences between Actual and Perceived Student Norms: An Examination of Alcohol Use, Drug Use, and Sexual Behavior - Matthew P. Martens, Jennifer C. Page, Emily S. Mowry, Krista M. Damann, Kari K. Taylor, M. Dolores Cimini 4. The Influence of Friendship Groups on Intellectual Self-Confidence and Educational Aspirations in College - Anthony Lising Antonio Section 2: Social Structure, Social Institutions, and the Media 5. Unmarried with Children - Kathryn Edin and Maria Kefalas 6. Student Disengagement and the Socialization Styles of High Schools - Lisa A. Pellerin 7. "Regarding the Pain of Others": Media, Bias and the Coverage of International Disasters - Susan D. Moeller Section 3: Deviance and Crime 8. Political Culture and the Penalty - Patrick Fisher and Travis Pratt 9. Social Capital, Too Much of a Good Thing? American Religious Traditions and Community Crime - Kraig Beyerlein and John R. Hipp 10. Reconsidering Peers and Delinquency: How do Peers Matter? - Dana L. Haynie and D. Wayne Osgood 11. Exposure to Community Violence and Childhood Delinquency - Justin W. Patchin, Beth M. Huebner, John D. McCluskey, Sean P. Varano, and Timothy S. Bynum 12. Bullies Move Beyond the Schoolyard: A Preliminary Look at Cyberbullying - Justin W. Patchin and Sameer Hinduja Section 4: Social Stratification and Power 13. Mass Imprisonment and the Life Course: Race and Class Inequality in U.S. Incarceration - Becky Pettit and Bruce Western 14. Talk of Class: The Discursive Repertoires of White Working- and Upper-Middle-Class College Students - Jenny M. Stuber 15. A Place in Town: Doing Class in a Coffee Shop - Carrie Yodanis 16. Professional Capital: Blue-Collar Reflections on Class, Culture and the Academy - Mary Kosut Section 5: Race and Ethnicity 17. Race as Class - Herbert J. Gans 18. A Distorted Nation: Perceptions of Racial/Ethnic Group Sizes and Attitudes Toward Immigrants and Other Minorities - Richard Alba, Ruben G. Rumbaut, and Karen Marotz 19. The Opportunity Costs of Admissions Preferences at Elite Universities - Thomas J. Espenshade and Chang Y. Chung 20. Circles of Influence and Chains of Command: The Social Processes Whereby Ethnic Communities Influence Host Societies - Anthony M. Orum Section 6: Sex and Gender 21. Divorce Culture and Marital Gender Equality: A Cross-National Study - Carrie Yodanis 22. I Just Want to Play: Women, Sexism, and Persistence in Golf - Lee McGinnis, Julia McQuillan, and Constance L. Chapple 23. I'm Not Thinking of It as Sexual Harrassment: Understanding Harassment across Race and Citizenship - Sandy Welsh, Jacquie Carr, Barbara MacQuarrie, and Audrey Huntley 24. Multiple Masculinities? Teenage Boys Talk about Jocks and Gender - C.J. Pascoe 25. William Wants a Doll. Can He Have One? Feminists, Child Care Advisors, and Gender-Neutral Child Rearing - Karin A. Martin Section 7: Global Issues 26. Sociology of Terrorism - Austin Turk 27. Free-Market Ideology and Environmental Degradation: The Case of Belief in Global Climate Change - Yuko Heath and Robert Gifford 28. Glocommodification: How the Global Consumes the Local - McDonald's in Israel - Uri Ram 29. `In the Court of Public Opinion:' Transnational Problem Construction in the HIV/AIDS Medicine Access Campaign, 1998-2001 - Thomas Olesen Section 8: Social Movements and Social Change 30. Making Theological Sense of the Migration Journey from Latin America: Catholic, Protestant and Interfaith Perspectives - Jacqueline Hagan 31. Hate Crime Reporting as a Successful Social Movement Outcome - Rory McVeigh, Michael R. Welch, Thorodurr Bjarnason 32. Culture Jamming: A Sociological Perspective - Vince Carducci 33. Corporate Citizenship and Social Responsibility in a Globalized World - Juan Jose Palacios

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    • 9781412944731
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    Los Angeles
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    xxi, 270 p.
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    28 cm
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