Sociology of Families

Readings

Author: Cheryl Albers

Publisher: Pine Forge Press

ISBN: 9780761986102

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 528

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'Cheryl AlbersÆ reader for use in family sociology courses is a cutting edge collection of articles about cutting edge topics. She addresses nine topics central and critical to family sociology and provided thoughtful articles from diverse perspectives for each, from adolescent childbearing to the construction of family policy. This volume of readings is where the students are. It could enrich any instructor's approach to the burning questions in the field of family sociology.' ''Dana Vannoy, University of Cincinnati''

Sociology of Families

Author: David M Newman,Elizabeth Grauerholz

Publisher: Pine Forge Press

ISBN: 9780761987499

Category: Social Science

Page: 600

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The Second Edition of this comprehensive text on the sociology of the family features: - improved implementation of the 'inductive' teaching style, upon which the book is based - reorganization and restructuring for more flexible teaching - revised demographic essays - 2000 United States Census data incorporated throughout

Domestic Violence and Health Care in India

Policy and Practice

Author: Meerambika Mahapatro

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9811061599

Category: Medical

Page: 226

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This book discusses health care issues related to domestic violence, using extensive case studies from India. By discussing the global literature, legal systems, methodological challenges of gathering information on domestic violence, and health systems issues, along with learnings from case studies, it fills a significant gap in the literature between health care policy and practice vis-à-vis victims of domestic violence. It therefore enables a systemic and systematic response to incidents of domestic violence. Policy instructions, court verdicts, government interventions, community-based direct interventions and related case discussions in the book help in the understanding and management of cases. Though the book uses case studies from India, it addresses globally relevant issues for health care professionals. In view of the paucity of application of systematic evidence-based knowledge, the holistic perspective presented in the book is important to prevent domestic violence, protect women’s rights, and promote healthcare and wellbeing of women and children facing domestic violence. Medical professionals are expected to intervene in instances of injuries related to domestic violence---a responsibility that they are currently unable to fulfil due to lack of training in recognizing abuse and lack of tools for intervention. This book improves hands-on-knowledge by providing information on where to refer victims for assistance and timely intervention. Comprehensive yet lucid, this book is useful for academics, policy makers, non-government organizations and women’s rights groups in helping victims during and after a violent episode and also in improving reporting and referral services.

Readings in Indian Sociology

Volume III: Sociology of Childhood and Youth

Author: Bula Bhadra

Publisher: SAGE Publications India

ISBN: 8132118731

Category: Social Science

Page: 296

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Sociology of Childhood and Youth, is one of the first of its kind that provides sociological articulations on the Indian child and young, along with the accompanying multifaceted discourses on childhood and youth situating it in the historical experience of India. This volume will be welcomed as a ground-breaking effort for opening doors for critical thinking and novel works in an area which is one of the most challenging and motivating concern of contemporary India and also for our sociological imagination.

Sociology

Exploring the Architecture of Everyday Life Readings

Author: David M Newman,Jodi A O'Brien

Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated

ISBN: 9780761987482

Category: Social Science

Page: 496

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This companion anthology, carefully edited by David Newman and Jodi O’Brien, provides provocative, eye-opening examples of the practice of sociology in a well-edited and well-designed affordable format. It includes 38 short articles, chapters, and excerpts that examine common everyday experiences, important social issues, or distinct historical events that illustrate the relationship between the individual and society. This Fourth Edition includes 21 new articles that touch on important and relevant sociological issues.

Schools and Society

A Sociological Approach to Education

Author: Jeanne H. Ballantine,Joan Z. Spade

Publisher: Pine Forge Press

ISBN: 141295052X

Category: Social Science

Page: 554

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Schools and Society, Third Edition is a comprehensive, integrated overview of the sociology of education geared toward upper-level undergraduate courses in sociology of education, foundations of education, social contexts of education or related courses taught in sociology or education departments. It may be used as a text by itself or as a supplement to another text. The book includes original readings and article excerpts by leaders in field and includes theory, methods, classical and current issues By organizing the book around a theme - the open systems approach - the articles are integrated to give an holistic view of educational systems. The articles are tied together by introductions to each part in the system. Articles have been selected based on the following criteria: 1.) Articles that illustrate a broad range of theoretical perspectives, major concepts, and current issues. 2.) Articles that provide a level of reading and sophistication appropriate to upper-level students. 3.) Articles from a wide range of respected sources. 4.) Inclusion of both classic and contemporary sociologists' work in order to provide an excellent balance.

Sociology (reader)

Exploring the Architecture of Everyday Life Readings

Author: David M. Newman,Jodi O'Brien

Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated

ISBN: 9781412987608

Category: Social Science

Page: 432

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img border="0" src="/IMAGES/companionwebsite.jpg" alt="A companion website is available for this text" width="75" height="20" This carefully edited companion anthology 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 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 have developed over time. - includes new readings that show how race, social class, gender, and sexual orientation intersect to influence everyday experiences - presents updated and expanded coverage of global issues and world religions - explores topical issues such as environment, climate change, macro-structure, and post-9/11 conditions - provides an expansive discussion on sociological theory and methodologies.

Marriages and Families

Diversity and Change

Author: Mary Ann Schwartz,BarBara Marliene Scott

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780130979568

Category: Social Science

Page: 584

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\\1\textformat=02>everyday lives" of people's diverse experiences of marriages, families, and intimate.

Professional Review

Copy of Sociology

Author: Pine Forge Press

Publisher: Pine Forge Press

ISBN: 9780761986522

Category: Social Science

Page: N.A

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The Structure of Schooling

Readings in the Sociology of Education

Author: Richard Arum,Irenee R. Beattie,Karly Ford

Publisher: Pine Forge Press

ISBN: 1412980399

Category: Education

Page: 619

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This second edition of The Structure of Schooling: Readings in the Sociology of Education draws from classic and contemporary scholarship to examine current issues and diverse theoretical approaches to studying the effects of schooling on individuals and society. This engaging reader exposes students to examples of sociological research on schools with a focus on the school as community. It covers a wide range of issues, including the development and application of social and cultural capital; the effects of racial segregation and resource inequality on student outcomes; the effects of tracking; the role of gender, class, and race in structuring educational opportunity; the effects of schooling on life course outcomes; the significance of a school's institutional environment; and the sociology of school reform movements.

SOC

Author: Nijole V. Benokraitis

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305537327

Category: Social Science

Page: 400

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4LTR Press solutions give students the option to choose the format that best suits their learning preferences. This option is perfect for those students who focus on the textbook as their main course resource. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Marriages & Families

Diversity and Change

Author: Mary Ann Schwartz,BarBara Marliene Scott

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780130104311

Category: Families

Page: 552

View: 7674

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This book challenges readers to become involved in a direct way in examining their personal belief systems and societal views of the many diverse forms that marriages and families have taken in the past and their evolution in the present. The authors use a broad, inclusive approach, focusing on the link between social structure and their personal experiences of marriages, families, and intimate relationships. Marriages and Families Over Time. Understanding Gender. Dating, Coupling, and Mate Selection. Sexuality and Intimate Relationships. Nonmarital Lifestyles. The Marriage Experience. Reproduction and Parenting. Violence and Abuse. Divorce in the United States. Remarriage and Remarried Families. Families in Later Life. For anyone who is interested in exploring marriage and family issues.

The Kaleidoscope of Gender

Prisms, Patterns, and Possibilities

Author: Joan Z. Spade,Catherine G. Valentine

Publisher: Pine Forge Press

ISBN: 1412951461

Category: Social Science

Page: 581

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This integrated, comprehensive text/reader is designed to present an accessible, timely, and stimulating introduction to the sociology of gender. It can be used as a text by itself or as a supplement to other materials in courses in Sociology of Gender and Introduction to Women’s Studies. Articles have been selected (1) to creatively and clearly explicate what gender is and is not, and what it means to say that gender is socially constructed; (2) to untangle and clarify the intricate ways in which gender is embedded in and defined by other systems of difference and inequality such as race, social class, sexualities, and age; (3) to illustrate the complex variations and dynamics of gender across cultures. By organizing the book around a metaphor-the kaleidoscope--the articles are integrated throughout the text and tied together by text/introductions to each chapter. This makes the book more than a collection of articles; each article fits into the metaphor and its three themes: prisms, patterns, and possibilities.

Sociological Theory in the Contemporary Era

Text and Readings

Author: Scott Appelrouth,Laura Desfor Edles

Publisher: Pine Forge Press

ISBN: 0761928014

Category: Social Science

Page: 667

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Sociological Theory in the Contemporary Era: Text and Readings combines the major writings of sociology’s core contemporary theorists with a historical and theoretical framework for understanding these works. Authors Scott Appelrouth and Laura Desfor Edles use this unique text/reader approach to introduce students to sociological theory in a lively and engaging fashion.