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Drawing from a wide selection of classic and contemporary works, the 60 selections in this best-selling reader represent a plurality of voices and views within sociology. In addition to classic works by authors such as Karl Marx, Max Weber, C. Wright Mills, David Rosenhan, Kingsley Davis and Wilbert Moore, this anthology presents a wide range of contemporary scholarship, some of which provides new treatments of traditional concepts. By integrating issues of diversity throughout the book, Ferguson helps students see the inter-relationships of race, social class, and gender, and the ways in which they have shaped the experiences of all people in society.

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Genre: Social Science
Author: Susan J Ferguson
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
Release: 2008
File: 708 Pages
ISBN-13: STANFORD:36105123271558

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Mapping The Social Landscape is one of the most established and widely-used readers for Introductory Sociology. The organization follows that of a typical introductory sociology course and provides coverage of key concepts including culture, socialization, deviance, social structure, social inequality, social institutions, and social change. Susan J. Ferguson selects, edits, and introduces 58 readings representing a plurality of voices and views within sociology. The selections include classic statements from great thinkers like C. Wright Mills, Karl Marx, and Max Weber, as well of the works of contemporary scholars who address current social issues. Throughout this collection, there are many opportunities to discuss individual, interactional, and structural levels of society; the roles of race, ethnicity, class, gender, and sexuality in shaping social life; and the intersection of statuses and identities.

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Genre: Social Science
Author: Susan J. Ferguson
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Release: 2020-08-27
File: 656 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781071822548

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Drawing from a wide selection of classic and contemporary works, the 60 selections in this best-selling reader represent a plurality of voices and views within sociology.

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Genre: Social Science
Author: Susan J. Ferguson
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities, Social Sciences & World Languages
Release: 2005
File: 684 Pages
ISBN-13: 0072878991

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Drawing from a wide selection of classic and contemporary works, this best-selling reader includes 56 readings that represent a plurality of voices and views within sociology.

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Genre: Equality
Author: Susan J. Ferguson
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Release: 1996
File: 616 Pages
ISBN-13: UOM:39015037785204

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Drawing from a wide selection of classic and contemporary works, the 58 selections in this best-selling reader represent a plurality of voices and views within sociology. In addition to classic works by authors such as Karl Marx, Max Weber, C. Wright Mills, David Rosenhan, Kingsley Davis and Wilbert Moore, this anthology presents a wide range of contemporary scholarship, some of which provides new treatments of traditional concepts. By integrating issues of diversity throughout the book, Ferguson helps students see the inter-relationships of race, social class, and gender, and the ways in which they have shaped the experiences of all people in society.

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Genre: Social Science
Author: Susan J Ferguson
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
Release: 2009-11-04
File: 688 Pages
ISBN-13: 0073528218

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In this book, Karl G. Heider studies the cultural constructions of emotions, examining how different cultures shape ideas and talk about emotion. The main subjects of the study are the Minangkabau, a matrilineal Muslim culture of three million people in West Sumatra, Indonesia. Comparative data come from the Central Javanese, also of Indonesia and reference is made to studies of American emotions. The Minangkabau have two different 'cultures of emotion', used depending on whether they are speaking their own regional language or the national language. And the Central Javanese have yet another culture of emotion when they are speaking the 'same' national language. Landscapes of Emotion will appeal to a range of readers in anthropology, psychology, sociology and Asian studies who want to understand how different cultures shape emotion.

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Genre: Psychology
Author: Karl G. Heider
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Release: 2006-11-23
File: 352 Pages
ISBN-13: 0521032601

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Philosophers have wrestled over the morality and ethics of war for nearly as long as human beings have been waging it. The death and destruction that unmanned warfare entails magnifies the moral and ethical challenges we face in conventional warfare and everyday society. Intrinsically linked are questions and perennial problems concerning what justifies the initial resort to war, who may be legitimately targeted in warfare, who should be permitted to serve the military, the collateral effects of military weaponry and the methods of determining and dealing with violations of the laws of war. This book provides a comprehensive and unifying analysis of the moral, political and social questions concerning the rise of drone warfare.

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Genre: History
Author: Jai Galliott
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
Release: 2015-02-28
File: 276 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781472426642

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Digital practices in social and political landscapes: Why two researchers can look at the same feature and see different things.

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Genre: History
Author: Jess Bier
Publisher: MIT Press
Release: 2017-06-23
File: 336 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780262036153

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We live in a visual culture, and visual evidence is increasingly central to social research. In this collection an international range of experts explain how they have used visual methods in their own research, examine their advantages and limitations, and show how they have been used alongside other research techniques. Contributors explore the following ideas: * self and identity * visualizing domestic space * visualizing urban landscapes * visualizing social change. The collection showcases different methods in different contexts through the examination of a variety of topical issues. Methods covered include photo and video diaries, the use of images produced by respondents, the use of images as prompts in interviews and focus groups, documentary photography, photographic inventory and visual ethnography. The result is an exciting and original collection that will be indispensable for any student, academic or researcher interested in the use of visual methods.

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Genre: Social Science
Author: Caroline Knowles
Publisher: Routledge
Release: 2004-08-02
File: 216 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781134401833

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