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David Newman, Sociology: Exploring the Architecture of Everyday Life, 9e
“I love teaching from this book.” - Karen Dalke, University of Wisconsin, Green Bay
“I have used it since 2002 and have not seen anything better on the market.” - Harvest Moon, University of Texas, Arlington
Continuing his tradition of highly engaging, trade-like writing, best-selling author David M. Newman once again starts in a familiar place—the everyday world—and then introduces sociological concepts and institutions as they influence students’ daily existence. Full of vivid, real-world examples and touching personal vignettes, this text offers a solid introduction to basic sociological concepts and helps students realize their role in constructing, planning, maintaining, and fixing society.
David Newman, Jodi O'Brien, Sociology (reader): Exploring the Architecture of Everyday Life Readings, 9e
A carefully edited companion anthology that focuses on everyday experiences, important sociological issues, and hallmark historical events
Providing provocative, eye-opening examples that illuminate the relationship between the individual and society, this Ninth Edition of David M. Newman’s and Jodi O'Brian's acclaimed Sociology: Exploring the Architecture of Everyday Life Readings includes a mix of short articles, chapters, and excerpts. In addition to new readings and more coverage of global issues and world religions, the Ninth Edition focuses on sociological theory, methodologies, and history to help students learn how to analyze what they read, as well as understand how research is done and how today's theories developed over time.
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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 went 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 (SAGE, 2014); Identities and Inequalities: Exploring the Intersections of Race, Class, Gender, and Sexuality (McGraw-Hill, 2012); and Families: A Sociological Perspective (McGraw-Hill, 2009). He is currently working on a book-length manuscript that examines the cultural meaning, institutional importance, and social limitations of “second chance” 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.
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Book Description SAGE Publications, Inc, 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX1452271011
Book Description SAGE Publications, Inc, 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 1452271011
Book Description Sage Pubns, 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. 9th edition. 10.10x2.10x8.10 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # 1452271011