Westview Press

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  • Social Psychology

    9th Edition

    By John DeLamater, Jessica Collett

    This fully revised and updated edition of Social Psychology is an engaging exploration of the question, "what makes us who we are?" presented in a new, streamlined fashion. Grounded in the latest research, Social Psychology explains the methods by which social psychologists investigate human…

    Paperback – 2018-10-01

  • Pop Culture Freaks

    Identity, Mass Media, and Society, 2nd Edition

    By Dustin Kidd

    Utilizing each chapter to present core topical and timely examples, Pop Culture Freaks highlights the tension between inclusion and individuality that lies beneath mass media and commercial culture, using this tension as a point of entry to an otherwise expansive topic. He systematically…

    Paperback – 2018-07-10

  • Reflections of Our Past

    How Human History Is Revealed in Our Genes, 2nd Edition

    By John H. Relethford, Deborah A. Bolnick

    The rise of the multi-billion dollar ancestry testing industry points to one immutable truth about us as human beings: we want to know where we come from and who our ancestors were. John H. Relethford and Deborah A. Bolnick explore this topic and many more in this second edition of Reflections of…

    Paperback – 2018-03-27

  • Inequality in the 21st Century

    A Reader, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Grusky, Jasmine Hill

    This book provides selections from the seminal works of Karl Marx, Max Weber, W.E.B. Du Bois, and Charlotte Perkins Gilman that reveal some of the reasons why class, race, and gender inequalities have proven very adaptive and can flourish even today in the 21st century.…

    Paperback – 2017-03-14

  • Recognizing Race and Ethnicity

    Power, Privilege, and Inequality, 2nd Edition

    By Kathleen J. Fitzgerald

    This book approaches the study of race/ethnicity through a sociological lens. It focuses on a few social policies that are perceived as race-related, such as affirmative action, to an understanding of the historical racialization of the US welfare state overall.…

    Paperback – 2017-03-14

  • Social Media Freaks

    Digital Identity in the Network Society, 1st Edition

    By Dustin Kidd

    Social media has been transforming American and global cultural life for over a decade. It has flattened the divide between producer and audience found in other forms of culture while also enriching some massive corporations. At the core of Social Media Freaks is the question: Does social media…

    Paperback – 2017-03-07

  • The Social Dynamics of Family Violence

    2nd Edition

    By Angela Hattery, Earl Smith

    "She died in September by the ugliest means, weighing an unthinkable 18 pounds, half what a 4-year-old ought to. She withered in poverty in a home in Brooklyn where the authorities said she had been drugged and often bound to a toddler bed by her mother, having realized a bare thimble’s worth of…

    Paperback – 2016-08-02

  • Privilege

    A Reader, 4th Edition

    By Michael S. Kimmel, Abby L. Ferber

    Privilege is about more than being white, wealthy, and male, as Michael Kimmel, Abby Ferber, and a range of contributors make clear in this timely anthology. In an era when 'diversity' is too often shorthand for 'of color' and/or 'female' the personal and analytical essays in this collection…

    Paperback – 2016-08-02

  • Social Theory

    The Multicultural, Global, and Classic Readings, 6th Edition

    By Charles Lemert

    This book provides an illuminating introduction to a collection of readings on social theory and provides an overview of the socio-historical context and delineation of key thinkers and texts. It includes a new section exploring social theory at the limits of the social.…

    Paperback – 2016-08-02

  • Society and the Environment

    Pragmatic Solutions to Ecological Issues, 2nd Edition

    By Michael Carolan

    Society and the Environment examines today's environmental controversies within a socio-organizational context. After outlining the contours of 'pragmatic environmentalism', Carolan considers the pressures that exist where ecology and society collide, such as population growth and its associated…

    Paperback – 2016-08-02

  • Rural Communities

    Legacy + Change, 5th Edition

    By Cornelia Butler Flora, Jan L. Flora, Stephen P. Gasteyer

    Communities in rural America are a complex mixture of peoples and cultures, ranging from miners who have been laid off in West Virginia, to Laotian immigrants relocating in Kansas to work at a beef processing plant, to entrepreneurs drawing up plans for a world-class ski resort in California's…

    Paperback – 2015-08-04

  • Philosophy of Social Science

    5th Edition

    By Alexander Rosenberg

    Philosophy of Social Science provides a tightly argued yet accessible introduction to the philosophical foundations of the human sciences, including economics, anthropology, sociology, political science, psychology, history, and the disciplines emerging at the intersections of these subjects with…

    Paperback – 2015-07-28

  • Social Movements and New Technology

    1st Edition

    By Victoria Carty

    The emergence of new communication technologies (such as the Internet and social media networking sites and platforms) has strongly affected social movement activism. In this compelling and timely book, Victoria Carty examines these movements and their uses of digital technologies within the…

    Paperback – 2015-03-01

  • The Lesbian and Gay Movements

    Assimilation or Liberation?, 2nd Edition

    By Craig A Rimmerman

    Throughout their relatively short history, lesbian and gay movements in the United States have endured searing conflicts over whether to embrace assimilationist or liberationist strategies. The Lesbian and Gay Movements explores this dilemma in both contemporary and historical contexts, describing…

    Paperback – 2014-08-01

  • Fair Play

    The Ethics of Sport, 4th Edition

    By Robert L. Simon, Cesar R. Torres, Peter F. Hager

    This book is primarily concerned with some of the most important kinds of philosophical issues that arise in sport which are ethical or moral ones. It focuses on the nature of principles and values that should apply to sport.…

    Paperback – 2014-07-29

  • Human Nature and the Evolution of Society

    1st Edition

    By Stephen K. Sanderson

    If evolution has changed humans physically, has it also affected human behavior? Drawing on evolutionary psychology, sociobiology, and human behavioral ecology, Human Nature and the Evolution of Society explores the evolutionary dynamics underlying social life. In this introduction to human…

    Paperback – 2014-02-04

  • Social Stratification

    Class, Race, and Gender in Sociological Perspective, 4th Edition

    By David B. Grusky

    The book covers the research on economic inequality, including the social construction of racial categories, the uneven and stalled gender revolution, and the role of new educational forms and institutions in generating both equality and inequality.…

    Paperback – 2014-01-28

  • Essential Criminology

    4th Edition

    By Mark M. Lanier, Stuart Henry, Desire' J.M. Anastasia

    In the fourth edition of Essential Criminology, authors Mark M. Lanier, Stuart Henry, and Desire .M. Anastasia build upon this best-selling critical review of criminology, which has become essential reading for students of criminology in the 21st century. Designed as an alternative to overly…

    Paperback – 2007-12-01