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Macionis, John J.

Overview
Works: 140 works in 668 publications in 3 languages and 7,899 library holdings
Genres: History  Textbooks  Documentary films  Short films  Cross-cultural studies  Humor  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Author, Editor, Commentator
Classifications: HM586, 301
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Most widely held works by John J Macionis
Sociology by John J Macionis( Book )

139 editions published between 1985 and 2017 in English and held by 2,108 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 )

98 editions published between 1990 and 2017 in English and held by 1,605 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 )

38 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 1,034 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sociology by John J Macionis( Book )

74 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sociology: A Global Introduction, with its international outlook and cultural diversity, represents a unique and complete learning resource for sociology students worldwide. Each chapter addresses a new change in society, and reveals how progress in society often comes at a price. This text has been fully updated to include the latest key debates, topics and data, and also highlights the importance of technology in contemporary social life
Cities and urban life by John J Macionis( Book )

40 editions published between 1998 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 659 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
Social problems by John J Macionis( Book )

23 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in English and held by 363 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
The sociology of cities by James L Spates( Book )

10 editions published between 1982 and 1987 in English and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sociology by John J Macionis( Book )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Intended for freshman/sophomore-level courses in Introduction to Sociology. This title offers a contemporary perspective - with a focus on the major methods, theories, and findings of the field
Sociología by John J Macionis( Book )

23 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in Spanish and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fitting in( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 83 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
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 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Waves of change( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and held by 53 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
All together( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 46 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."
Society, the basics : annotated instructor's edition by John J Macionis( Book )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sociology : annotated instructor's edition by John J Macionis( Book )

3 editions published between 1989 and 2003 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Face to face by Vito Acconci( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 31 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 )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 25 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."
BLACKBOARD by John J Macionis( Book )

16 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Social problems : census edition by John J Macionis( Book )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Society : the basics
Alternative Names
Macionis, J.

Macionis, John

Languages
English (460)

Spanish (24)

Dutch (2)

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Society : the basicsSeeing ourselves : classic, contemporary, and cross-cultural readings in sociologySociologyCities and urban lifeSocial problemsSociologySociologíaSocial problems : census edition