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Title:
Sociology basics
Author:
Bankston, Carl L. (Carl Leon), 1952-
Publication Information:
Pasadena, Calif. : Salem Press, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
2 volumes : illustrations ; 24 cm.
General Note:
Selected articles previously published in: Survey of social science. Sociology series, 1994. in 5 vols.
Language:
English
Contents:
v. 1. Anomie and deviance-- microsociology -- v. 2. Modernization and world-system theories-- workplace socialization.
Added Uniform Title:
Survey of social science. Sociology series.
ISBN:
9780893562069

9780893562076

9780893562052
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Book

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Summary

v. 1. Anomie and deviance-- poverty -- v. 2. Power elite-- workplace socialization.


Summary

Broad in scope, this title offers non-specialists with insights into sociology topics that are often only accessible to academics and experts in the field in a format that should be readable and quickly retrievable. The volumes contain 90 articles.


Table of Contents

Volume 1 Publisher's Notep. v
Contributorsp. vii
Introductionp. 1
Anomie and Deviancep. 7
Bureaucraciesp. 14
Capitalismp. 21
Caste Systemsp. 28
Causal Relationshipsp. 34
Churches, Denominations, and Sectsp. 40
Civil Religion and Politicsp. 46
Class Consciousness and Class Conflictp. 52
Collective Behaviorp. 59
Conflict Theoryp. 65
Cultural and Structural Assimilationp. 71
Cultural Norms and Sanctionsp. 77
Cultural Transmission Theory of Deviancep. 83
Culture: Material and Expressive Culturep. 89
Culture and Languagep. 95
Culture of Povertyp. 101
Democracyp. 107
Demographic Factors and Social Changep. 116
Demographyp. 122
Deviance: Analysis and Overviewp. 129
Deviance: Functions and Dysfunctionsp. 135
Dramaturgyp. 141
Educationp. 147
Education: Conflict Theory Viewsp. 154
Education: Functionalist Perspectivesp. 160
Ethnicity and Ethnic Groupsp. 166
Ethnographyp. 173
Ethnomethodologyp. 179
Family: Functionalist Versus Conflict Theory Viewsp. 186
Functionalismp. 193
Gender Inequality: Analysis and Overviewp. 199
Gender Inequality: Biological Determinist Viewsp. 205
History of Sociologyp. 211
Horticultural Economic Systemsp. 217
Hunting and Gathering Economic Systemsp. 223
Hypotheses and Hypothesis Testingp. 229
Immigration and Emigrationp. 235
Industrial and Postindustrial Economiesp. 242
Industrial Sociologyp. 249
Knowledgep. 255
Labeling and Deviancep. 262
Legitimacy and Authorityp. 268
Looking-Glass Selfp. 273
Marriage Typesp. 280
Marxismp. 286
Medical Sociologyp. 293
Microsociologyp. 298
Volume 2 Modernization and World-System Theoriesp. 305
Political Sociologyp. 312
Poverty: Analysis and Overviewp. 319
Power Elitep. 326
Prejudice and Discrimination: Merton's Paradigmp. 332
Prejudice and Stereotypingp. 338
Protestant Ethic and Capitalismp. 345
Qualitative Researchp. 351
Quantitative Researchp. 357
Race and Racial Groupsp. 363
Race Relations: The Race-Class Debatep. 369
Racial and Ethnic Stratificationp. 375
Religionp. 381
Religion: Functionalist Analysesp. 388
Religion: Marxist and Conflict Theory Viewsp. 394
Role Conflict and Role Strainp. 400
Samples and Sampling Techniquesp. 406
Secularization in Western Societyp. 412
Significant and Generalized Othersp. 419
Social Change: Sources of Changep. 425
Social Groupsp. 432
Social Mobility: Analysis and Overviewp. 438
Social Stratification: Analysis and Overviewp. 444
Social Stratification: Functionalist Perspectivesp. 450
Social Stratification: Marxist Perspectivesp. 457
Social Stratification: Weberian Perspectivesp. 463
Socialization: Religionp. 470
Socialization: The Familyp. 476
Socialization: The Mass Mediap. 483
Sociobiology and the Nature-Nurture Debatep. 489
Sociology Definedp. 496
Statuses and Rolesp. 503
Structural-Strain Theory of Deviancep. 508
Subcultures and Counterculturesp. 515
Suicidep. 521
Surveysp. 527
Symbolic Interactionp. 533
Technology and Social Changep. 539
Urbanizationp. 546
Validity and Reliability in Measurementp. 553
Values and Value Systemsp. 559
War and Revolutionp. 566
Workplace Socializationp. 574
Glossaryp. 580
Category Listp. 603
Indexp. 605

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