The sociological perspective. Invitation to sociology / Peter L. Berger ; Sociology and the social sciences / James M. Henslin ; The promise / C. Wright Mills -- Doing sociological research. How sociologists do research / James M. Henslin ; "Riding the bull at Gilley's" : convicted rapists describe the rewards of rape / Diana Scully, Joseph Marolla ; Street corner society / William Foote Whyte -- The cultural context of social life. Body ritual among the Nacirema / Horace Miner ; Doing fieldwork among the Ya̧nomamö / Napoleon A. Chagnon ; The sounds of silence / Edward T. Hall, Mildred R. Hall ; Cowboys and Indians / JoEllen Shively ; The presentation of self in everyday life / Erving Goffman -- Socialization and gender. Extreme isolation / Kingsley Davis ; On becoming male : reflections of a sociologist on childhood and early socialization / James M. Henslin ; Sexuality and gender in children's daily worlds / Barrie Thorne, Zella Luria ; But what do you mean? : women and men in conversation / Deborah Tannen -- Social groups and social structure. It's a small world / Stanley Milgram ; If Hitler asked you to electrocute a stranger, would you? Probably / Philip Meyer ; Streetwise / Elijah Anderson ; Diary of a homeless man / John R. Coleman ; Hanging tongues : a sociological encounter with the assembly line / William E. Thompson ; Behavior in pubic places : the sociology of the vaginal examination / James M. Henslin, Mae A. Biggs ; Fire in Hamlet : a case study of state-corporate crime / Judy Root Aulette, Raymond Michalowski -- Deviance and social control. The survivors of the F-227 / James M. Henslin ; The Saints and the Roughnecks / William J. Chambliss ; The boiler room / Robert J. Stevenson ; Crime and conformity in Japan and the United States / David H. Bayley ; The pathology of imprisonment / Philip G. Zimbardo ; On being sane in insane places / David L. Rosenhan -- Social inequality. The importance of being beautiful / Sidney Katz ; The uses of poverty : the poor pay all / Herbert J. Gans ; Savage inequalities / Jonathan Kozol ; Invisible man / Lawrence Otis Graham ; Fraternities and rape on campus / Patricia Yancey Martin, Robert A. Hummer ; Making it by faking it / Robert Granfield ; The Bohemian grove and other retreats / G. William Domhoff -- Social institutions. Life on the global assembly line / Barbara Ehrenreich, Annette Fuentes ; Learning the student role : kindergarten as academic boot camp / Harry L. Gracey ; Men who share "the second shift" / Arlie Hochschild, Anne Machung ; India's sacred cow / Marvin Harris ; The great American football ritual / Douglas E. Foley ; The world of the hospital / Daniel F. Chambliss ; Police accounts of normal force / Jennifer Hunt ; The My Lai massacre / Herbert Kelman, V. Lee Hamilton -- Social change. Social change among the Amish / Jerry Savells ; Women in the military / Laura L. Miller ; After Hurricane Andrew / Kenneth J. Smith, Linda Liske Belgrave ; The McDonaldization of society / George Ritzer.
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