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The editors and authors of this book, seventh in the Service-Learning in the Disciplines Series, bring their own sociological wisdom and imagination to demonstrate how service-learning can effectively be used in the sociology curricula and in class exercises. Discussions in the introduction and chapters, along with appended syllabi, provide ways in which such programs can be adopted in undergraduate sociology courses.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781563770173
  • Publisher: Stylus Publishing, LLC
  • Publication date: 1/28/1999
  • Series: Service Learning in the Disciplines Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 244
  • Product dimensions: 6.06 (w) x 9.04 (h) x 0.62 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface—Service-Learning: Not Charity, But a Two-Way Street—Judith R. Blau; Introduction—Service-Learning and the Teachability of Sociology—James Ostrow; PART ONE: THE CRITICAL EXAMINATION OF SOCIAL LIFE: Sociology's Essential Role: Promoting Critical Analysis in Service-Learning—Sam Marullo; Sociology and Service-Learning: A Critical Look—Kerry J. Strand; Building Campus-Community Connections: Using Service-Learning in Sociology Courses—J. Richard Kendrick, Jr.; PART TWO: PEDAGOGICAL ADVANTAGES: A Multicultural and Critical Perspective on Teaching Through Community: A Dialogue With Jose Calderon of Pitzer College—Sandra Enos; Service-Research Projects in the Urban School: A Dialogue with Frank Furstenberg Jr. of the University of Pennsylvania—Sandra Enos; Service-Learning as Symbolic Interaction—Barbara H. Vann; The Joys of Your Troubles: Using Service and Reflection to Enhance Learning in the Community College Sociology Classroom—Martha Bergin and Susan McAleavey; Service-Learning Through Meta-Reflection: Problems and Prospects of Praxis in Organizational Sociology—Hugh F. Lena; PART THREE: ACTION RESEARCH: Action Research: The Highest Stage of Service-Learning?—Douglas V. Porpora; Examining Communities and Urban Change: Service-Learning as Collaborative Research—Garry Hesser; Afterword: Sociology, Service, and Learning, For a Stronger Discipline—Carla B. Howery (American Sociological Association); APPENDIX: Bibliography: Sociology and Service-Learning—Garry Hesser; THREE SAMPLE SYLLABI.

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