Seeing Ourselves: Classic, Contemporary, and Cross-Cultural Readings in Sociology
Drawing on the work of the pioneers of sociology, as well as that of the men and women conducting today's research, this best-selling collection of ... Show synopsis Drawing on the work of the pioneers of sociology, as well as that of the men and women conducting today's research, this best-selling collection of 77 classic, contemporary, and cross-cultural articles conveys sociology's "diversity of viewpoints and methodologies." Important issues and debates are presented by scholars from many positions on the political spectrum, and capture "the fascinating complexity" of the social world. This unique anthology contains several articles for each of the general topics it covers. These topics include: the sociological perspective; sociological research; culture; society; socialization; social interaction in everyday life; groups and organizations; deviance; sexuality; social stratification; gender; race and ethnicity; aging and the elderly; the economy and work; politics, government, and the military; family; religion, education; health and medicine; population and urbanization; environment and society; collective behavior and social movements; and social change and modernity. For anyone interested in a look at this discipline's perspective and application to shaping tomorrow's world.