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Sociology, Exploring the Architecture of Everyday Life: Readings

Sociology, Exploring the Architecture of Everyday Life: Readings

Eleventh Edition
Edited by:

October 2018 | 424 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Chapter 1: Taking a New Look at a Familiar World
“The Sociological Imagination” C. Wright Mills
“The My Lai Massacre: A Military Crime of Obedience” Kelman, Herbert, and V. Lee Hamilton
“Hernando Washington” Lisa McIntyre
Chapter 2: Seeing and Thinking Sociologically
“The (Mis)Education of Monica & Karen" Laura Hamilton and Elizabeth A. Armstrong
“Comparison of Self-Reported Recycling Attitudes and Behaviors with Actual Behavior” Kathleen Barker, Lynda Fong, Samara Grossman, Colin Quin, and Rachel Reid
Selection TBA Marcus Hunter
Chapter 3: Building Reality: The Social Construction of Knowledge
“Concepts, Indicators and Reality” Earl Babbie
“From Policy to Prisoners to People: A “Soft Mixed Methods” Valerie Jenness
“Scientific Thinking” Peter Nardi
Chapter 4: Building Order: Culture and History
Body Ritual Among the Nacirema Miner
“Country Masculinity" Matthew Desmond
“Good Food, Good People” Josée Johnston
Chapter 5: Building Identity: Socialization
“Life as the Maid’s Daughter" Mary Romero
“Tiger Girls on the Soccer Field” Hilary Levey Friedman
“Working the Code” Nikki Jones
Chapter 6: Supporting Identity: The Presentation of Self
“The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life: Selections” Erving Goffman
“Blue Chip Blacks: Managing Race in Public Spaces” Karyn R. Lacy
“’I Am a Girl but Feel Like a Boy’: Young Transgender Men Online” Arlene Stein
Chapter 7: Building Social Relationships: Intimacy and Family
“The Radical Idea of Marrying for Love” Stephanie Coontz
“Gay Parenthood and the End of Paternity as We Knew It” Judith Stacey
“Life & Love Outside the Citizenship Binary: The Lived Experiences of Mixed Status Couples in the United States” April Schueths
Selection TBA Kelsy Burke
“Fat Shame to Fat Pride: Fat Women’s Sexual and Dating Experiences” Jeannine A. Gailey
“Popular Media Portrayal of Imprisoned Black Women” Cheryle D. Snead-Greene and Michael D. Royster
Chapter 9: The Structure of Society: Organizations and Social Institutions
“Cool Stores, Bad Jobs” Yasemin Besen-Cassino
“Separate and Unequal Justice” Nicole Gonzalez Van Cleve
“Anybody’s Son Will Do” Gwynne Dyer
Chapter 10: The Architecture of Stratification: Social Class Inequality
Branded with Infamy: Inscriptions of Poverty and Class in America Adair
“Marrying Across Class Lines” Jessi Streib
“Becoming a Geek Girl: Race, Inequality and the Social Geography of Childhood” Winddance Twine, France and Lauren Alfrey
Chapter 11: The Architecture of Stratification: Race and Ethnicity
“Optional Ethnicities” Mary C. Waters
“Black Women and a New Definition of Womanhood” Shaeleya Miller
Chapter 12: The Architecture of Stratification: Sex and Gender
“Synthesized Masculinities- The Mechanics of Manhood Among Delinquent Boys” Victor Rios and Rachel Sarabia
Selection TBA Ann Travers
“Lipstick or Timberlands? Meanings of Gender Presentation in Black Lesbian Communities” Mignon Moore
Chapter 13: Global Dynamics and Population Demographic Trends
“Love & Gold” Arlie Russell Hochschild
“Embodied Experiences of Older Lesbians” Kathleen F. Slevin
Selection TBA  
Chapter 14: The Architects of Change: Reconstructing Society
“Challenging Power Toxic Waste Protests and the Politicization of White Working Class Women” Celene Krauss
“Black Lives Matter: Toward a Modern Practice of Mass Struggle” Russell Rickford
“Racism In America: To be Continued…” Abby Ferber
“What About the Rest of Us?” Joseph Nicholas DeFilippis


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ISBN: 9781506350219