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Sociology, CourseSmart eTextbook, 14th Edition

By John J. Macionis

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Sep 23, 2011

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Seeing Sociology in Everyday Life

 

John Macionis, like many college students, found his passion and life’s work after taking an introductory sociology course. Sociology helped him make sense of the world around him. John shares his enthusiasm, excitement and teaching experience through a clear and engaging writing style that connects with students.

 

This is the introductory sociology text that shows students how sociology is relevant in their daily lives. Sociology, 13/e, has an innovative new design, contemporary and relevant student applications, plus a wealth of supplemental material. This revision elevates Sociology’s high standard of excellence, ensuring that it remains one of the foremost comprehensive introductory sociology resources for students and instructors alike.

 

Sociology, 13/E strengthens the Macionis tradition of helping students see sociology in their everyday life!


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Table of Contents

In this Section: 

1. Brief Table of Contents

2. Full Table of Contents



1. BRIEF TABLE OF CONTENTS:

 

Part I The Foundations of Sociology
Chapter 1 The Sociological Perspective
Chapter 2 Sociological Investigation

 

Part II The Foundations of Society

Chapter 3 Culture
Chapter 4 Society
Chapter 5 Socialization
Chapter 6 Social Interaction in Everyday Life
Chapter 7 Groups and Organizations
Chapter 8 Sexuality and Society
Chapter 9 Deviance

 

Part III Social Inequality
Chapter 10 Social Stratification
Chapter 11 Social Class in the United States
Chapter 12 Global Stratification
Chapter 13 Gender Stratification
Chapter 14 Race and Ethnicity
Chapter 15 Aging and the Elderly

 

Part IV Social Institutions
Chapter 16 The Economy and Work
Chapter 17 Politics and Government
Chapter 18 Families
Chapter 19 Religion
Chapter 20 Education
Chapter 21 Health and Medicine

 

Part V Social Change
Chapter 22 Population, Urbanization, and Environment
Chapter 23 Collective Behavior and Social Movements
Chapter 24 Social Change: Traditional, Modern, and Postmodern Societies 



2. FULL TABLE OF CONTENTS


Part I - The Foundations of Sociology 

 

Chapter 1: The Sociological Perspective
The Sociological Perspective
The Importance of a Global Perspective
Applying the Sociological Perspective
The Origins of Sociology
Sociological Theory
Applying the Approaches: The Sociology of Sports
Seeing Sociology in Everyday Life
Making the Grade

 

Chapter 2: Sociological Investigation
Basics of Sociological Investigation
Three Ways to Do Sociology
Research Orientations and Theory
Gender and Research
Research Ethics
Methods of Sociological Research
The Interplay of Theory and Method
Putting It All Together: Ten Steps in Sociological Investigation
Seeing Sociology in Everyday Life
Making the Grade 

 

Part II - The Foundations of Society

Chapter 3: Culture
What is Culture?
The Elements of Culture
Cultural Diversity: Many Ways of Life in One World
Theoretical Analysis of Culture
Culture and Human Freedom
Seeing Sociology in Everyday Life
Making the Grade

 

Chapter 4: Society
Gerhard Lenski: Society and Technology
Karl Marx: Society and Conflict
Max Weber: The Rationalization of Society
Emile Durkheim: Society and Function
Critical Review: Four Visions of Society
Seeing Sociology in Everyday Life
Making the Grade

 

Chapter 5: Socialization
Social Experience: The Key to Our Humanity
Understanding Socialization
Agents of Socialization
Socialization and the Life Course
Resocialization: Total Institutions
Seeing Sociology in Everyday Life
Making the Grade

 

Chapter 6: Social Interaction in Everyday Life
Social Structure: A Guide to Everyday Living
Status
Role
The Social Construction of Reality
Dramaturgical Analysis: The "Presentation of Self"
Interaction in Everyday Life: Three Applications
Seeing Sociology in Everyday Life
Making the Grade

 

Chapter 7: Groups and Organizations
Social Groups
Formal Organizations
The Evolution of Formal Organizations
The Future of Organizations: Opposing Trends
Seeing Sociology in Everyday Life
Making the Grade

 

Chapter 8: Sexuality and Society
Understanding Sexuality
Sexual Attitudes in the United States
Sexual Orientation
Sexual Issues and Controversies
Theoretical Analysis of Sexuality
Seeing Sociology in Everyday Life
Making the Grade

 

Chapter 9: Deviance
What Is Deviance?
The Functions of Deviance: Structural-Functional Analysis
Labeling Deviance: Symbolic-Interaction Analysis
Deviance and Inequality: Social-Conflict Analysis
Deviance, Race, and Gender
Crime
The U.S. Criminal Justice System
Seeing Sociology in Everyday Life
Making the Grade

 

Part III - Social Inequality

 

Chapter 10: Social Stratification
What Is Social Stratification?
Caste and Class Systems
The Functions of Social Stratification
Stratification and Conflict
Stratification and Interaction
Stratification and Technology: A Global Perspective
Social Stratification: Facts and Values
Seeing Sociology in Everyday Life
Making the Grade

 

Chapter 11: Social Class in the United States
Dimensions of Social Inequality
U.S. Stratification: Merit and Caste
Social Classes in the United States
The Difference Class Makes
Social Mobility
Poverty in the United States
Seeing Sociology in Everyday Life
Making the Grade

 

Chapter 12: Global Stratification
Global Stratification: An Overview
Global Wealth and Poverty
Global Stratification: Theoretical Analysis
Global Stratification: Looking Ahead
Seeing Sociology in Everyday Life
Making the Grade

 

Chapter 13: Gender Stratification
Gender and Inequality
Gender and Socialization
Gender and Social Stratification
Theoretical Analysis of Gender
Feminism
Gender: Looking Ahead
Seeing Sociology in Everyday Life
Making the Grade

 

Chapter 14: Race and Ethnicity
The Social Meaning of Race and Ethnicity
Prejudice and Stereotypes
Discrimination
Majority and Minority: Patterns of Interaction
Race and Ethnicity in the United States
Race and Ethnicity: Looking Ahead
Seeing Sociology in Everyday Life
Making the Grade

 

Chapter 15: Aging and the Elderly
The Graying of the United States
Growing Old: Biology and Culture
Transitions and Challenges of Aging
Theoretical Analysis of Aging
 Death and Dying
Aging: Looking Ahead
Seeing Sociology in Everyday Life
Making the Grade

 

Part IV - Social Institutions

 

Chapter 16: The Economy and Work
The Economy: Historical Overview
Economic Systems: Paths to Justice
Work in the Postindustrial U.S. Economy
The Economy: Looking Ahead
Seeing Sociology in Everyday Life
Making the Grade

 

Chapter 17: Politics and Government
Power and Authority
Politics in Global Perspective
Politics in the United States
Theoretical Analysis of Power in Society
Power beyond the Rules
War and Peace
Politics: Looking Ahead
Seeing Sociology in Everyday Life
Making the Grade

 

Chapter 18: Families
Families: Basic Concepts
Families: Global Variations
Theoretical Analysis of Families
Stages of Family Life
U.S. Families: Class, Race, and Gender
Transitions and Problems in Family Life
Alternative Family Forms
New Reproductive Technologies and Families
Families: Looking Ahead
Seeing Sociology in Everyday Life
Making the Grade
 
Chapter 19: Religion
Religion: Basic Concepts
Theoretical Analysis of Religion
Religion and Social Change
Types of Religious Organizations
Religion in History
World Religions
Religion in the United States
Religion in a Changing Society
Religion: Looking Ahead
Seeing Sociology in Everyday Life
Making the Grade
 
Chapter 20: Education
Education: A Global Survey
The Functions of Schooling
Schooling and Social Interaction
Schooling and Social Inequality
Problems in the Schools
Current Issues in U.S. Education
Schooling: Looking Ahead
Seeing Sociology in Everyday Life
Making the Grade
 
Chapter 21: Health and Medicine
What Is Health?
Health: A Global Survey
Health in the United States
The Medical Establishment
Theoretical Analysis of Health and Medicine
Health and Medicine: Looking Ahead
Seeing Sociology in Everyday Life
Making the Grade
 
Part V - Social Change
 
Chapter 22: Population, Urbanization, and Environment
Demography: The Study of Population
History and Theory of Population Growth
Urbanization: The Growth of Cities
Urbanism as a Way of Life
Urbanization in Poor Nations
Environment and Society
Looking Ahead: Toward a Sustainable Society and World
Seeing Sociology in Everyday Life
Making the Grade
 
Chapter 23: Collective Behavior and Social Movements
Studying Collective Behavior
Localized Collectivities: Crowds
Dispersed Collectivities: Mass Behavior
Social Movements
Social Movements: Looking Ahead
Seeing Sociology in Everyday Life
Making the Grade
 
Chapter 24: Social Change: Traditional, Modern, and Postmodern Societies
What Is Social Change?
Causes of Social Change
Modernity
Theoretical Analysis of Modernity
Postmodernity
Looking Ahead: Modernization and Our Global Future
Seeing Sociology in Everyday Life
Making the Grade

 

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