DOWN TO EARTH SOCIOLOGY

Introductory Readings

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   Order Code: SSH127    ISBN : 9781416536208
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Focusing on social interactions in everyday life, this relevant anthology contains 46 articles (with lead-ins) from writers like Barbara Ehrenreich and Deborah Tannen, as well as from past contributors like Erving Goffman and C. Wright Mills.

Sample titles: “The Pathology of Imprisonment” by Philip G. Zimbardo, “Extreme Isolation” by Kingsley Davis, “Showing My Color” by Clarence Page, “Doing Research With Streetcorner Dealers” by Bruce A. Jacobs, “The Lives of Homeless Women” by Elliot Liebow, “Eating Your Friends Is the Hardest: The Survivors of the F-227” by Henslin, and “Over the Counter at McDonald’s” by Robin Leidner. An appendix correlates articles with leading textbooks. Note: frank discussion of sexual and taboo topics.

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Copyright

2007

Publisher

Free Press

Pages

588

Edition

14th Edition

Grade

10 and up

ISBN

9781416536208