Sociology

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  1. Book ImageThe Lost Ravioli Recipes of Hoboken: A Search for Food and Family

    Laura Schenone

    "Dazzles like the harbor of Portofino." —Adriana TrigianiMore

  2. Book ImageThe Marx-Engels Reader

    Friedrich Engels, Karl Marx, Robert C. Tucker

    Second Edition

    This revised and enlarged edition of the leading anthology provides the essential writings of Marx and Engels--those works necessary for an introduction to Marxist thought and ideology.More

  3. Book ImageMethods of Discovery: Heuristics for the Social Sciences

    Andrew Abbott, Jeffrey C. Alexander

    Methods of Discovery is organized around strategies for deepening arguments in order to find the best ways to study social phenomena.More

  4. Book ImageMichael Jordan and the New Global Capitalism

    Walter LaFeber

    New Edition

    Walter LaFeber's timely analysis looks at the ways that triumphant capitalism, coupled with high-tech telecommunications, is conquering the nations of the world, one mind—one pair of feet—at a time.More

  5. Book ImageThe Mismatched Worker

    Arne L. Kalleberg

    In this provocative new study, Arne L. Kalleberg examines how the now-common expectation that a career should at once provide fulfillment, challenge, meaning, and financial success is creating a growing number of “mismatched” workers—workers who fit poorly with their employers or careers.More

  6. Book ImageThe Mismeasure of Man

    Stephen Jay Gould

    Revised & Expanded

    The definitive refutation to the argument of The Bell Curve.More

  7. Book ImageThe Missing Middle: Working Families and the Future of American Social Policy

    Theda Skocpol

    An eye-opening look at how America’s social policy has been hijacked by a rhetoric of extremes.More

  8. Book ImageMix It Up: Popular Culture, Mass Media, and Society

    David Grazian

    Second Edition

    A twenty-first century introduction to sociological thinking on pop culture, the media, and society.More

  9. Book ImageMore than Just Race: Being Black and Poor in the Inner City

    William Julius Wilson

    A preeminent sociologist of race explains a groundbreaking new framework for understanding racial inequality, challenging both conservative and liberal dogma.More

  10. Book ImageMy Father Married Your Mother: Dispatches from the Blended Family

    Anne Burt

    "[Includes] a take on just about every version of a newly extended family....Stellar."—Boston GlobeMore

  11. Book ImageNeurosis and Human Growth: The Struggle Towards Self-Realization

    Karen Horney

    One of the most original psychoanalysts after Freud, Karen Horney pioneered such now familiar concepts as alienation, self-realization, and the idealized image, and she brought to psychoanalysis a new understanding of the importance of culture and environment.More

  12. Book ImageThe Neurotic Personality of Our Time

    Karen Horney

    In this work, Karen Horney explores the basic structure of neuroses in the context of their cultural assumptions.More

  13. Book ImageThe New Medical Sociology: Social Forms of Health and Illness

    Bryan S. Turner

    The New Medical Sociology makes a bold and innovative investigation of how society makes us sick.More

  14. Book ImageThe Norton Mix: Sociology

    Nathan Palmer, Tanya Gladney, Erica Hunter, Et Al.

    Norton Sociology, your way.More

  15. Book ImageOne Potato, Two Potato: The Folklore of American Children

    Mary Knapp, Herbert Knapp

    Children's folklore—those customs, rhymes, games, jeers, songs, superstitions, stories, and pranks that children play among themselves—serves an important purpose: it helps them deal with feelings and taboo subjects which they are unable to express individually.More

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