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Table of Contents
1.The Sociological Perspective.
Cowboys and Indians: Perceptions of Western Films among American Indians and Anglos, JoEllen Shively.
Real Punks and Pretenders: The Social Organization of a Counterculture, Kathryn Joan Fox.
The Fate of Idealism in Medical School, Howard S. Becker and Blanche Geer.
4.Social Structure and Social Interaction.
Gender and the Residential Telephone, 1890-1940: Technologies of Sociability, Claude S. Fischer.
5.Social Groups in a Socially Diverse Society.
Black Mobility in White Corporations: Up the Corporate Ladder but Out on a Limb, Sharon Collins.
6.Deviance and Social Control.
Crime Waves as Ideologies, Mark Fishman.
7.Social Stratification in Global Perspective.
Some Principles of Stratification, Kingsley Davis and Wilbert Moore.
Some Principles of Stratification: A Critical Analysis, Melvin M. Tumin.
8.Social Class in the United States.
The Affluent Prosper while Everyone Else Struggles, Marvin E. Olsen.
9.Inequalities of Race and Ethnicity.
Race Relations and the Nineties: Where Are the Dreams of the Sixties? Lewis M. Killian.
10.Inequalities of Gender and Age.
Violence against Women, Toni Nelson.
11.Politics and Economics.
The Glass Escalator: Hidden Advantages for Men in the “Female” Professions, Christine L. Williams.
12.Marriage and Family.
Thinking about the Baby: Gender and Divisions of Infant Care, Susan Walzer.
13.Education and Religion.
Programmed for Social Class: Tracking in High School, Walter E. Schafer, Carol Olexa, and Kenneth Polk.
14.Population and Urbanization.
A New Vision for City Schools, Diane Ravitch and Joseph Viteritti.
15.Social Change: Technology, Social Movements, and the Environment.
A Decade of Discontinuity, Lester R. Brown.