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    A Primer on Social Movements

    David A. Snow, Sarah A. Soule


    A brief, affordable introduction to collective behavior and social movements.

  • 9780393976083 72

    Biography and the Sociological Imagination: Contexts and Contingencies

    Ross Macmillan, Michael J. Shanahan


    Because life course sociology is an imaginative framework, Biography and the Sociological Imagination is less about "what we know" about the life...

  • 9780393927269 72

    A Sociology of Globalization

    Saskia Sassen


    This groundbreaking study focuses on the importance of place, scale, and nation to the study of globalization.

  • 9780393976434 72

    The Mismatched Worker

    Arne L. Kalleberg


    In this provocative new study, Arne L. Kalleberg examines how the now-common expectation that a career should at once provide fulfillment, challenge, meaning, and financial success is creating a growing number of “mismatched” workers—workers who fit poorly with their employers or careers.

  • 9780393927276 72

    Strangers in a Strange Land: Humans in an Urbanizing World

    Douglas Massey


    Drawing from evolutionary biology, neuroscience, and sociology, this truly interdisciplinary study explores how the drive to find social connection has shaped the size, structure, and organization of human communities from the Stone Age to the post-industrial present.