Sociology

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  1. Book ImageThe Skin Between Us: A Memoir of Race, Beauty, and Belonging

    Kym Ragusa

    A memoir of astonishing delicacy and strength about race and physical beauty.More

  2. Book ImageThe Social Construction of Sexuality

    Steven Seidman

    Third Edition

    An affordable primer to sexuality written from a sociological perspective.More

  3. Book ImageSocial Problems

    Joel Best

    Third Edition

    A complete set of tools for analyzing any social problem.More

  4. Book ImageSocial Problems: Readings

    Ira Silver

    The reader features multiple readings on the following topics: crime, disaster, drugs, families, gender, health and environment, inequality, race, and violence.More

  5. Book ImageThe Social Side of Politics

    Douglas Hartmann, Christopher Uggen

    Assembling the most provocative new thinking on politics and political processes.More

  6. Book ImageA Sociology of Globalization

    Saskia Sassen

    This groundbreaking study focuses on the importance of place, scale, and nation to the study of globalization.More

  7. Book ImageThe Sociology of News

    Michael Schudson

    Second Edition

    A personal, trenchant, and comprehensive account of the contemporary news media.More

  8. Book ImageThe Souls of Black Folk

    W. E. B. Du Bois, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Terri Hume Oliver

    When it was published in 1903, The Souls of Black Folk revolutionized thinking about the experience of African Americans in the United States.More

  9. Book ImageStrangers in a Strange Land: Humans in an Urbanizing World

    Douglas Massey

    Drawing from evolutionary biology, neuroscience, and sociology, this truly interdisciplinary study explores how the drive to find social connection has shaped the size, structure, and organization of human communities from the Stone Age to the post-industrial present.More

  10. Book ImageSurviving the Silence: Black Women's Stories of Rape

    Charlotte Pierce-Baker

    In this "intelligent", "stunning", and "honest" book, Charlotte Pierce-Baker weaves together the accounts of black women who have been raped and who have felt that they had to remain silent in order to protect themselves and their race.
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  11. Book ImageThe Tender Passion: The Bourgeois Experience from Victoria to Freud

    Peter Gay

    The Tender Passion looks at the Victorian middle classes' ideal and real notions of love.More

  12. Book ImageThinking Through Theory

    John Levi Martin

    Teach students how to think about sociological theory.More

  13. Book ImageThreatened Peoples, Threatened Borders: World Migration & U.S. Policy

    Michael Teitelbaum, Myron Weiner

    The influx of refugees, asylum seekers, and other international migrants is increasingly regarded not only as a major humanitarian challenge but also as a political problem and a threat to national and international security.More

  14. Book ImageA Vindication of the Rights of Woman

    Mary Wollstonecraft, Deidre Shauna Lynch

    Third Edition

    Arguably the most original book of the eighteenth century, A Vindication of the Rights of Woman is a pioneering feminist work.More

  15. Book ImageWhen Sex Goes to School: Warring Views on Sex--and Sex Education--Since the Sixties

    Kristin Luker

    "It is difficult to imagine a juicier subject, or a more thoughtful, fluent, trustworthy guide for its exploration."—San Francisco ChronicleMore

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