ERIC Number: ED205444
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: N/A
Annual Review of Sociology. Volume 7, 1981.
Turner, Ralph H., Ed.; Short, James F., Jr., Ed.
Fifteen essays describing current research in sociology are included in this publication. Almost all the authors are with departments of sociology in U.S. colleges and universities. The essays fall into ten broad categories: theory and method, social processes, institutions, formal organizations, political and economic sociology, differentiation and stratification, demography individual and society, urban sociology, and sociology of world regions. Titles include: Observational Field Work; The Role of Cognitivie-Linguistic Concepts in Understanding Everyday Social Interactions; Sociological Aspects of Criminal Victimization; Black Students in High Education: A Review of Studies, 1965-1980; Self-Help and Mutual Aid: An Emerging Social Movement?; Organizational Performance: Recent Developments in Measurement; The Sociology of Democratic Politics and Government; The Fiscal Crisis of the Capitalist State; Beliefs About Stratification; Recent Research on Multinational Corporations; Dimensions of the New Immigration to the United States and the Prospects for Assimilation; The Social Control of Sexuality; Marginal Settlements in Developing Countries: Research, Advocacy of Policy, and Evolution of Programs; Latin America: Social Structures and Sociology; and Sociology of South Africa. The volume concludes with cumulative indexes of authors and titles for volumes three through six of the publication. (Author/RM)
Descriptors: Black Students, Capitalism, Criminology, Democracy, Developing Nations, Essays, Higher Education, Immigrants, Measurement, Sexuality, Social Science Research, Sociology, State of the Art Reviews, Trend Analysis
Annual Reviews Inc., 4139 El Camino Way, Palo Alto, CA 94306 ($20.00 USA, $21.00 elsewhere).
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Books; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Annual Reviews, Inc., Palo Alto, CA.
Identifiers: Latin America; South Africa
Note: For a related document, see ED 191 780.