Macionis, John J.
Most widely held works by John J Macionis
Sociology by John J Macionis ( Book )
89 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English and Hebrew and held by 1,161 libraries worldwide
This [text] to sociology offers a ... perspective with a focus on the major methods, theories, and findings of the field. It brings sociology to life by cultivating a global perspective, a multicultural view, and a focus on critical thinking about sociological issues. [Major topics are]: culture; society; socialization; social interaction in everyday life; groups and organizations; deviance; social stratification; social class in the United States; global stratification; sex and gender; race and ethnicity; aging and the elderly; the economy and work; politics and government; family; religion; education; health and medicine; population and urbanization; environment and society; collective behavior and social movements; and social change in traditional, modern, and postmodern societies. For anyone wanting an introduction to sociological concepts.-http://www.amazon.com.
Society : the basics by John J Macionis ( Book )
46 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and held by 813 libraries worldwide
Accompanying CD-ROM has electronic version of the book with videos, photographs, interactive maps, study questions, activities, and interactive essay review questions.
Seeing ourselves : classic, contemporary, and cross-cultural readings in sociology ( Book )
28 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and held by 686 libraries worldwide
[This book] examines the society around us. [It] presents ... sociological thought, from the work of the discipline's pioneers to the men and women who are doing today's cutting-edge research. The selections explore both U.S. society as well as global trends. This reader provides ... material for a wide range of courses, including introductory sociology, social problems, cultural anthropology, social theory, social stratification, American studies, women's studies, and marriage and the family.-Pref.
Cities and urban life by John J Macionis ( Book )
25 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 347 libraries worldwide
[This text] introduces the main questions and themes. [It next] surveys the historical development of cities, noting how urban life has often differed in striking ways from contemporary patterns we take for granted ... and the current trends of sprawl, edge cities, and gated communities that are shaping the cities and suburbs of the new century. [It also] highlights the various disciplinary orientations that, together, have so advanced our understanding of cities. [It further] focuses on the social organization of today's cities in North America, highlighting how urban living reflects the importance of social class, race, ethnicity, and gender, as well as forcing us to confront vexing problems, such as housing, education, and crime. [At the end, it] examines the architectural, social, and political dimensions of urban planning, as well as points out the problems that prevent cities from living up to their promise of improving everyone's lives.-Pref.
The sociology of cities by James L Spates ( Book )
5 editions published between 1982 and 1987 in English and held by 314 libraries worldwide
Sociology : a global introduction by John J Macionis ( Book )
23 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 248 libraries worldwide
This volume provides a fresh approach to the study of introductory sociology. It looks at the social world from a global perspective, recognising that it is increasingly difficult to understand one country in isolation from another.
Social problems by John J Macionis ( Book )
13 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 168 libraries worldwide
The general purpose of this book is to connect readers with the political issues in the world around them. [The book] does more than simply urge people to become politically active citizens. It explains what politics is all about.-Pref. [This book] explains how people use politics to identify problems and define solutions. Combining sociological theory with political analysis, this book will help you understand the debates that define today's world, encourage you to develop your own positions on these issues, and invite you to do your part to help make this a better society.-Back cover.
Sociology : annotated instructor's edition by John J Macionis ( Book )
7 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and held by 156 libraries worldwide
Fitting in ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 77 libraries worldwide
"Humans are born without any culture. For virtually anyone the process of socialization begins with the family and continues through other social agents such as school, peer goups and mass media. The popularity of reality television shows that offer "extreme makeovers" [of persons] is highlighted in this lesson as an example of the desire to fit in."
Worlds apart ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 55 libraries worldwide
"Why can one continent be relatively affluent and another mired in poverty? This lesson looks at stratification on a global scale and introduces the ideas of globalization and neo-liberalism. The lesson features Doctors Without Borders -- an organization whose stated aim is to serve populations in need anywhere in the world irrespective of religious, political or social barriers that may exist"--Container.
Society, the basics : annotated instructor's edition by John J Macionis ( Book )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 44 libraries worldwide
All together ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
"Whether a small group or a multinational corporation, every organization has its own culture. This lesson looks at organizational behavior and includes discussion around the ideas of Frederick Taylor and "scientific management," corporate culture and the pitfalls of bureaucracy. As we see in the Outward Bound program, every organization has its own unique culture that is likened to the values and norms of the wider society."
Waves of change ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 35 libraries worldwide
"What is social change and what are its causes?" This final lesson of the series provides a deeper understanding of both the concepts and the consequences at the heart of social change. As a case study this segment documents how the Winnemen Wintu, a Native American tribe in the Shasta-Trinity Area of Northern California, have been negatively impacted by U.S. Government water and land policies.
Face to face ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
"This lessons looks at how such aspects of social interaction as language, humor and emotion can shape and change the way we view the world around us. Nowhere is this interaction more visible than in the fusion of language and emotion which characterize the world of politics. But social interaction in the more mundane world of everyday life can be just as significant. This lesson begins with a stand-up comedy show that helps us further understand the significance of humor, as both a form of self-expression and as a culturally specific method of social interaction."
Golden years ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
"The longevity revolution, cross-cultural differences, stereotypes -- all present challenges to meeting the needs of America's growing population of elderly adults. This lesson explores issues surrounding aging, death and dying, and features the Jewish Home for the Aged in San Francisco -- a nursing home that provides a rich array of programs for it residents."
Sociología by John J Macionis ( Book )
9 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 20 libraries worldwide
De samenleving : kennismaking met de sociologie by John J Macionis ( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in Dutch and held by 19 libraries worldwide
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Society : the basics, fourth Canadian edition by John J Macionis ( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Social problems : census edition by John J Macionis ( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Sociology : a global introduction ( Book )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Body image--Social aspects California--San Francisco California--Shasta County Canada Cities and towns City and town life Conformity Corporate culture Cross-cultural studies Culture Databases Developing countries Emotions--Social aspects Forest reserves--Management Gerontology Globalization--Economic aspects Globalization--Health aspects History Indians of North America Interpersonal communication Jewish Home for the Aged (San Francisco, Calif.) Libel and slander Logging--Environmental aspects Médecins sans frontières (Association) Medical care Older people Older people--Care Older people--Psychology Older people--Social conditions Organizational behavior Outlines, syllabi, etc. Outward Bound, Inc Social change Social groups Social history Social interaction Socialization Social problems Sociolinguistics Sociology Sociology, Urban Sociology--Study and teaching Sociology--Study and teaching (Higher) Surgery, Plastic--Social aspects Taylor, Frederick Winslow,--1856-1915 Textbooks United States Unmarried mothers Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Water use