Self and Society
Self and Society
ISBN: 978-0-631-21540-0 October 2000 Wiley-Blackwell 414 Pages
Editor's Introduction: Ann Branaman.
Part I: The Social Construction of Society.
1. On Being Sane in Insane Places: D. L. Rosenhan.
2. Self-Fulfilling Stereotypes: Mark Snyder.
3. Sluts and Studs: Peggy Orenstein.
4. Body Ritual Among the Nacirema: Horace Miner.
5. The Reality of Self-Esteem: John P. Hewitt.
6. Pricing the Priceless Child: Vivian A. Zelizer.
7. Goodness Personified: The Emergence of Gifted Children: Leslie Margolin.
Part II: The Sociology of Thought and Emotions.
8. A Sociological Framework of Cognition: Judith A. Howard.
9. The Meek Shall Not Inherit the Earth: L. Richard Della Fave.
10. Emotion Work, Feeling Rules, and Social Structure: Arlie Russell Hochschild.
11. Jealousy in American Culture: Gordon Clanton.
Part III: The Self in Social Context.
12. The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life: Erving Goffman.
13. The Production of Selves in Personal Relationships: Philip Blumstein.
14. Intimate Relationships from a Microstructural Perspective: Men Who Mother: Barbara J. Risman.
15. Social Structure and Self-Direction: A Comparative Analysis of the United States and Poland: Melvin Kohn and Kazimierz M. Slomczynski.
16. Salvaging the Self: David Snow and Leon Anderson.
17. The Real Self: From Institution to Impulse: Ralph H. Turner.
18. The Saturated Self: Kenneth Gergen.
Part IV: Interaction and Inequality.
19. Body Politics: Nancy M. Henley.
20. Status Structures: Cecilia L. Ridgeway and Henry A. Walker.
21. Attention for Sale: The Hidden Privileges of Class: Charles Derber.
22. Living With Racism: The Black Middle Class Experience: Joe R. Feagin and Melvin P. Sikes.
23. Hidden Power in Marriage: Aafke Komter.
24. The Velvet Glove: Mary Jackman.
"Ann Branaman has given us a rich collection of essays that make clear the contribution of the sociological perspective on social psychology. Whether classical or contemporary, each essay is a gem. Focusing especially on the social construction of reality, the sociology of thought and emotions, interaction and inequality and the self in social context, this collection is a must read for all sociologists." Patricia Ticineto Clough, The Graduate Center of the City University of New York
Self and Society is a fantastic resource for anyone wishing to learn more about sociological social psychology. Melinda J. Milligian, Tulane University
* Sectional headnotes and editorial matter explain key points to facilitate comprehension.
* Contains twenty key classic and contemporary selections by the most important sociologists in the field of social psychology.