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

    Why are so many types of inequality suddenly increasing? Should we be worried that we're moving into a "second gilded age" with unprecedented levels of income inequality? In this new collection, David B. Grusky and Jasmine Hill present readings that lay bare the main changes in play, what's driving…

    Paperback – 2017-03-14

  • Recognizing Race and Ethnicity

    Power, Privilege, and Inequality, 2nd Edition

    By Kathleen J. Fitzgerald

    Despite promising changes over the last century, race remains a central organizing principle in US society, a key arena of inequality, power, and privilege, and the subject of ongoing conflict and debate. In this second edition of Recognizing Race and Ethnicity, Kathleen J. Fitzgerald continues to…

    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

    This compelling text explores family violence throughout the life course, from child abuse and neglect to intimate partner violence and elder abuse. Paying special attention to the social character and institutional causes of family violence, Hattery and Smith ask students to consider how social…

    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

    For nearly a quarter-century, Charles Lemert has shared his love of social theory, and the questions it explores, in this collection of readings. With 140 selections that begin in the nineteenth century and end in 2015, Social Theory charts the long arc of the development of the field. This edition…

    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 New Urban Sociology

    5th Edition

    By Ray Hutchison, Michael T. Ryan

    Widely recognized as a groundbreaking text, The New Urban Sociology is a broad and expert introduction to urban sociology that is both relevant and accessible to the student. A thought leader in the field, the book is organized around an integrated paradigm (the sociospatial perspective) which…

    Paperback – 2014-12-09

  • 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

    Addressing both collegiate and professional sports, the updated edition of Fair Play: The Ethics of Sport explores the ethical presuppositions of competitive athletics and their connection both to ethical theory and to concrete moral dilemmas that arise in actual athletic competition. This fourth…

    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

    With income inequality on the rise and the ongoing economic downturn, the causes, consequences, and politics of inequality are undergoing a fundamental transformation. Updated and highly accessible, the fourth edition of Social Stratification provides refreshing take on existing theories,…

    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