Delta State University
SOC 101: Principles of Sociology
Fall Semester 2005

Books for Book Review

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Select one of the following books, read it, and prepare a review according to the instructions.

Anderson, Elijah. 1999. Code of the Street: Decency, Violence and the Moral Life of the Inner City. W.W. Norton & Co., New York. ISBN: 0-393-32078-2.

Bellah, Robert, Richard Madsen, William M. Sullivan, Ann Swidler and Steven M. Tipton. 1991. The Good Society. Vintage Books, New York. ISBN: 0-679-73359-0.

Berger, Peter. 1963. Invitation to Sociology. Anchor Books, New York. ISBN: 0-385-06529-9.

Blackwelder, Judith Kirk. 1997. Now Hiring: The Feminization of Work in the United States, 1900
1995. Texas A&M Press, College Station, TX. ISBN: 0-89096-798-9.

Brown, Lester R. 2004. Outgrowing the Earth: The Food Security Challenge in an Age of Falling Water Tables and Rising Temperatures. W.W. Norton & Co., New York. ISBN: 0-393-32725-6.

Collier, George and Elizabeth Lowery Quaratiello. 2005. Basta! Land and the Zapatista Rebellion in Chiapas (Third Edition). Food First Books, Oakland, CA. ISBN: 0-935028-79-X.

Dollard, John. 1989. Caste and Class in a Southern Town. University of Wisconsin Press, Madison, WI. ISBN: 0-299-12134-8.

Domhoff, William. 2006. Who Rules America?: Power, Politics and Social Change. McGraw Hill, New York. ISBN: 0-072-87625-5.

Ehrenreich, Barbara. 2001. Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America. Metropolitan/Owl Books, New York. ISBN: 0-8050-6389-7.

Etzioni, Amatai. 1993. The Spirit of Community: The Reinvention of American Society. Touchstone Books, New York. ISBN: 0-67188-524-3.

Hochschild, Arlie. 2003 (1989). The Second Shift. Penguin, New York. ISBN: 0-14200-292-5.

Kilbourne, Jean. 2000. Can't Buy My Love: How Advertising Changes the Way We Think and Feel. Free Press, New York. ISBN: 0-684-86600-5.

Mills, C. Wright. 1959. The Sociological Imagination (Fortieth Anniversary Edition). Oxford University Press, New York. ISBN: 0-19-513373-0.

Ritzer, George. 1999. Enchanting a Disenchanted World. Pine Forge Press, Thousand Oaks, CA. ISBN: 0-7619-8819-X.

Schlosser, Eric. 2002. Fast Food Nation: The Dark Sice of the All-American Meal. Perennial, New York. ISBN: 0-06-093845-5.

Shipler, David K. 2004. The Working Poor: Invisible in America. Vintage, New York. ISBN: 0-375-70821-9.

Waters, Mary C. 1990. Ethnic Options: Choosing Identities in America. University of California Press, Berkeley, CA. ISBN: 0-520-07083-6.

Weber, Max. 2002 (1905). The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism. Penguin Classic, New York. ISBN: 0-1404-3921-8.

Williams, Christine L. 1989. Gender Differences at Work: Women and Men in Nontraditional Occupations. University of California Press, Berkeley, CA. ISBN: 0-520-07425-4.

Wilson, William Julius. 1996. When Work Disappears: The World of the New Urban Poor. Vintage Books, New York. ISBN: 0-679-72417-6.