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Macionis, John J.

Overview
Works: 73 works in 510 publications in 3 languages and 7,377 library holdings
Genres: History  Textbooks  Cross-cultural studies  Humor 
Roles: Author, Editor, Commentator
Classifications: HM586, 301
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John J Macionis
Sociology by John J Macionis( Book )

128 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in English and held by 2,141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This textbook provides a survey of sociology. As the scientific study of society, sociology is a social science which uses various methods of empirical investigation and critical analysis to develop a body of knowledge about human social activity. It focuses on the influence of our relationships around us and how they affect our behaviors and attitudes. The author approaches this subject with a desire to help students find and use sociology in everyday life
Society : the basics by John J Macionis( Book )

92 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and held by 1,574 WorldCat member 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 by John J Macionis( Book )

34 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 1,016 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sociology by John J Macionis( Book )

66 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 732 WorldCat member 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
Cities and urban life by John J Macionis( Book )

35 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

252 Conclusion 253 Chapter 9 The New Urban Sociology: The City and Capitalism 254 Urban Economics: The Traditional Perspective 255 Central Place Theory 255 The General Pattern of Land Use 258 Criticisms of the Basic Theory 259 Urban Areas as Theme Parks 261 Political Economy: The "New" Perspective 262 Henri Lefebvre: Redefining the Study of Cities 262 David Harvey: The Baltimore Study 263 Manuel Castells: Updating Marx 264 Allen Scott: Business Location and the Global Economy 266 John Logan and Harvey Molotch: Urban Growth Machines 267 The Global Economy 269 A World System 270 Urban Political Economy: Four Principles 275 The Urbanization of Poverty 276 The Developing World 276 The Developed World 280 Summary 283 Conclusion 284 Chapter 10 Social Class: Urban and Suburban Lifestyles 285 Urban Diversity: Multiple Views 286 Louis Wirth: Urbanism as a Way of Life 286 Herbert Gans: Urbanism as Many Ways of Life 287 Wirth and Gans: A Comparison 293 Claude Fischer: A Subcultural Theory of Urbanism 295 Life Beyond the City Limits: A Brief History of Suburbs 296 Suburbs and the Gilded Age 296 Streetcar Suburbs 297 The Arrival of the Automobile 298 The Postwar Era: 1945-1970 298 1970 to the Present 299 Suburban Lifestyles 300 The Aristocratic Life 300 The New Suburbia 301 Contemporary Suburbia: Complexity and Diversity 303 The Exurbs 305 Urban Culture and the Suburbs 308 Summary 308 Conclusion 309 Chapter 11 Race, Ethnicity, and Gender: Urban Diversity 310 Cities and Immigrants 311 Ethnic Enclaves and Ethnic Identity 312 Ethnic Change 312 Racial and Ethnic Minorities 314 African Americans 314 Hispanic Americans 318 Asian Americans 321 Native Americans 325 Women and the City 326 Work 326 Urban Space 327 The Public Sphere 327 Early Chicago 329 The Burning and Rebuilding of Chicago 330 Jane Addams and Hull House 331 Chicago in the Early Twentieth Century 332 The Postwar Period 333 Chicago Today 335 Summary 336
The sociology of cities by James L Spates( Book )

8 editions published between 1982 and 1987 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Social problems by John J Macionis( Book )

27 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Social Problems, second edition, by John J. Macionis is the first text that 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
Fitting in( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member 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"--Container
Sociología by John J Macionis( Book )

22 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in Spanish and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Worlds apart( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member 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
De samenleving : kennismaking met de sociologie by John J Macionis( Book )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in Dutch and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inleidend studieboek op hbo/wo-niveau
Sociology : annotated instructor's edition by John J Macionis( Book )

4 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All together( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member 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 )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member 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 )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member 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 )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member 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."
Society : the basics, fourth Canadian edition by John J Macionis( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sociology by John J Macionis( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sociology by John J Macionis( Recording )

7 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[This text] introduces the foundations of sociology. [It] surveys the foundations of stoical life. [It] offers unparalleled discussion of social inequality. [It also] examines important dimensions of global social change. -Pref
Seeing ourselves classic, contemporary, and cross-cultural readings in sociology by John J Macionis( )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Society : the basics
Alternative Names
Macionis, J.

Macionis, John

Languages
English (421)

Spanish (22)

Dutch (2)

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Society : the basicsSeeing ourselves : classic, contemporary, and cross-cultural readings in sociologySociologyCities and urban lifeSocial problemsSociologíaSociology : annotated instructor's editionSociologySeeing ourselves classic, contemporary, and cross-cultural readings in sociology