Individual and Society Coursepack


This coursepack contains the following readings in .PDF format

  1. Schaefer and Grekul. “What is the Scientific Method?”, from Sociology Matters. McGraw-Hill, 2007. Pp. 20-29.
  2. Best, Joel. “Telling the Truth about Damned Lies and Statistics”, from Readings for Sociology. Garth Massey ed. Norton and Co., 2006.
  3. Robertson, Ian. “A Core Sociological Concept”, from Society: A Brief Introduction. Worth Publishers, 1988. Pp. 6-9.
  4. Borgman, Dean“The Evolution, Components and Study of Youth Culture”, from Culture and Youth Studies, September 2014. Pp.1-3.
  5. McIntyre, Lisa. “Technology, Urbanization, and Social Upheaval”, from The Practical Skeptic. McGraw Hill, 2002. Pp. 10-23.
  6. Anderson, Charles H. “Social Class and the Proletariat”, from Sociological Readings in the Conflict Perspective. William Chambliss ed. Addison-Wesley, 1973. Pp. 168-172.
  7. Symbaluk, Diane and Bereska, Tami. “Identifying Ourselves and Identifying Others”, from Sociology in Action. Nelson, 2019. Pp. 67-71.
  8. Currie, Dawn and Kelly, Deirdre. “Who am I?”, from Questioning Sociology. Pavlich and Hird, Eds. Oxford, 2007, Pp. 34-52.
  9. Schmid, Thomas J. and Richard S. Jones. “Suspended Identity; Identity Transformation in a Maximum-Security Prison”, from The Practical Skeptic: Readings in Sociology. Lisa J. McIntyre ed. McGraw Hill, 2014. Pp. 222-233.
  10. Emba, Christine. “Men are in Trouble ‘Incels’ are Proof”, from The Washington Post. June 7, 2019. Pp. 1-4.
  11. Lott, John. “March for Our Lives”, from Fox News. Pp. 1-6.
  12. Collins, Lauren. “What Women Want”, The New Yorker. July 23, 2018. Pp. 34-43.
  13. Williams, Patricia. “The Distribution of Distress”, from Seeing a Color-Blind Future. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1997. Pp. 38-43.
  14. Craig, Savanna. “Timeline of the Opioid Crisis in Canada”, in The Link. January 2019. Vol. 39, #4, Pp. 6-9.
  15. Harari, Yuval Noah. “An Animal of No Significance” from Summary of Sapiens. Fastreads, 2016. Pp. 5-6.
  16. Heller, Nathan. “Too far from Home” from The New Yorker. June 1, 2020. Pp. 29-39.
  17. Wolff, Suzanne. “Our Gender-reveal Party” from The New Yorker. August 6 and 13, 2018. Pp. 25.

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