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    The Mismatched Worker

    Arne L. Kalleberg

    Paperback

    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

    Paperback

    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.

  • 9780393973259 72

    Breaking the Bowls: Degendering and Feminist Change

    Judith Lorber

    Paperback

    In Breaking the Bowls, the sequel to Paradoxes of Gender, Judith Lorber shows the cracks, anomalies, and resistances that are breaking down the gendered social order in Western post-industrial societies and lays out how we can take this process further by deliberate degendering.

  • 9780393975055 72

    The New Medical Sociology: Social Forms of Health and Illness

    Bryan S. Turner

    Paperback

    The New Medical Sociology makes a bold and innovative investigation of how society makes us sick.

  • 9780393978148 72

    Methods of Discovery: Heuristics for the Social Sciences

    Andrew Abbott, Jeffrey C. Alexander

    Paperback

    Methods of Discovery is organized around strategies for deepening arguments in order to find the best ways to study social phenomena.