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Classic Readings in Sociology

Classic Readings in Sociology
Author: Eve L. Howard
ISBN 13: 9780495187394
ISBN 10: 495187399
Edition: 4
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
Publication Date: 2006-03-28
Format: Paperback
Pages: 128
List Price: $76.95

This third edition of an anthology for use in an introductory sociology course contains a new article on concepts of deviance and socialization, plus new discussion questions, Web links, and a detailed glossary of sociological terms. The reader includes classic works as well as selections from contemporary writings. Annotation ©2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR


A collection of readings for an introductory sociology course, selected to represent sociological thought that has endured to become classic in the field. Included are excerpts from well-known works such as C. Wright Mills' "The Promise of Sociology" and Peter Berger's "Invitation to Sociology" as well as selections from highly regarded contemporary writings such as Jonathan Kozol's "Savage Inequalities" and Geroge Ritzer's "The McDonaldization of Society." Includes a glossary of sociological terms, plus lists of Web sites of interest. This second edition includes three new selections. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)