Introduction to Sociology using Computers
Professor Caroline Hodges Persell
Department of Sociology, New York University
Books and Materials You Need to Buy for the Course
BOOKS You Must Buy:
Exploring Social Issues: Using SPSS for Windows 95, by Joseph F. Healey, John Boli, Earl Babbie, and Fred Halley. 1999. Thousand Oaks, CA: Pine Forge Press. Paperback.
Mapping the Social Landscape: Readings in Sociology, Third Edition, by Susan J. Ferguson. NY: McGraw-Hill. Paperback.
Both of these books have been ordered for the NYU bookstore.
SUPPLIES you may find useful (* indicates most important):
*1 standard 3-ring binder, at least 2" thick
1 3-ring hole puncher
1 Package of 3-ring dividers
*1 Package of 3.5" high density formatted PC disks for IBM and compatible PCs (You must have at least one to back up your disk)
1 ream (500 pages) of laser printer or copier paper