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Making Sense of Society

Power and Possibility

Grounded in the sister disciplines of sociology and anthropology, this textbook is an accessible and critical introduction to contemporary social research. Alex Khasnabish eschews the common … 273 View
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Introduction: Beyond the Silos

Toward a Social Justice Social Science

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In the introduction author Alex Khasnabish explains how the primary purpose of this book is to critically explore what social research is, what it does, and what it is and isn’t good for. … 5 $0.50 Add
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Becoming Human

Diversity and Evolution

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In Chapter 1, Khasnabish and co-author Anthony Davis explore what it means to be human, teasing out the interconnected relationship between our biological and social evolutions. The chapter … 26 $2.60 Add
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Doing Social Research

Intentionally Exploring Social Life

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In Chapter 2, Khasnabish examines the process of how social research is conducted by anthropologists, sociologists, and practitioners in other related disciplines and the problems that can arise … 39 $3.90 Add
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Making Society

Bringing the World into Being

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In Chapter 3, Khasnabish examines social order as a complex amalgamation of material practices, relationships, institutions, and ideologies which create a society. In a very real sense, each of … 26 $2.60 Add
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Who Are We?

Identity and Intersections

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In Chapter 4, Khasnabish digs into the power-laden process of identification as a collective rather than individual phenomenon. In this chapter, topics include: an examination of how a … 25 $2.50 Add
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Living Together

Family, Kinship, and Social Bonds

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In Chapter 5, Khasnabish examines the concept of the family– its structures and relations. Few other concepts carry as much weight in terms of signifying relations of mutual obligation, … 25 $2.50 Add
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Making Meaning, Making Sense

Communication and Belief

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In Chapter 6, Khasnabish explores some of the critical elements in our collective capacity to make sense out of the world. The chapter focuses on the use of language, and discusses topics … 27 $2.70 Add
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Making a Living

Economies and Ecologies

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In Chapter 7, Khasnabish explores the diverse bundle of human activity that we often refer to as “economic activity,” which he refers to as “making a living.” The chapter … 34 $3.40 Add
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Power and Order

Inequality, Injustice, and Paths Beyond

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In Chapter 8, Khasnabish concludes the book by taking a critical look at the way our social relations and institutions are structured and how they are deeply shaped by prevailing power dynamics. … 24 $2.40 Add