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Sociology, Exploring the Architecture of Everyday Life: Readings

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Author: Newman, David M.

Brand: SAGE Publications, Inc

Edition: 11

Binding: Paperback

Number Of Pages: 392

Release Date: 19-12-2018

Details: Product Description Sociology, Exploring the Architecture of Everyday Life: Readings underscores the "architecture" of social life―how we, as social beings, are always building and rebuilding our social environment. This anthology includes a range of styles and examples that reflect common experiences and phenomena; important social issues and problems; the relationship between the individual and society; and a sociological perspective on specific historic events. The new Eleventh Edition includes several new readings that convey the best in critical contemporary sociology with an eye toward current social issues. About the Author David M. Newman earned his B.A. from San Diego State University in 1981 and his graduate degrees from the University of Washington in Seattle (M.A. 1984, PhD 1988). After a year at the University of Connecticut, David came to DePauw University in 1989 and has been there ever since. David teaches courses in Contemporary Society, Deviance, Mental Illness, Family, Social Psychology, and Research Methods. He has published numerous articles on teaching and has presented research papers on the intersection of gender and power in intimate relationships. Recently most of his scholarly activity has been devoted to writing and revising several books, including Sociology: Exploring the Architecture of Everyday Life: Brief Edition (Sage, 2017); Identities and Inequalities: Exploring the Intersections of Race, Class, Gender, and Sexuality (McGraw-Hill, 2017); and Families: A Sociological Perspective (McGraw-Hill, 2009). His most recent book, Redemption or Stigma? The Promise, Practice and Price of Second Chances in American Culture (Lexington Books), is projected to be published in 2019. It examines the cultural meaning, institutional importance, and social limitations of “second chance” and “permanent stigma” narratives in everyday life. Jodi O’Brien is Professor of Sociology and Women and Gender Studies at Seattle University. She is the editor of the Encyclopedia of Gender and Society and co-editor of the “Contemporary Sociological Perspectives” book series. Her books include The Production of Reality, Social Prisms, and Everyday Inequalities. Her courses and research focus on difference, power and discrimination, and religion and sexuality. Michelle Robertson (PhD, Washington State University) is Associate Professor of Sociology at St. Edward’s University.  In addition to the introductory course, she teaches courses in research, statistics, theory, sport, masculinities, family, and social inequality.  She won a teaching award at Washington State University and does research on classroom incivility.

Package Dimensions: 9.9 x 7.9 x 0.8 inches

Languages: English