Welcome to the SAGE edge site for Sociology, Brief, Seventh Edition.

In this briefer, streamlined edition of Sociology: Exploring the Architecture of Everyday Life, David Newman's shows how to see the “unfamiliar in the familiar”—to step back and see the social construction of self and society, and social inequality in the context of social structures.

This site features an array of free resources you can access anytime, anywhere.


We gratefully acknowledge David M. Newman for writing an excellent text and for reviewing the assets on this site. Special thanks are also due to M. Jade Zimpfer of Sam Houston State University and Integra Software Services for creating the ancillaries on this site.