The Engaged Sociologist: Connecting the Classroom to the Community / Edition 3
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The Engaged Sociologist: Connecting the Classroom to the Community / Edition 3

by Kathleen Odell Korgen, Jonathan M. White
     
 

ISBN-10: 1412979498

ISBN-13: 9781412979498

Pub. Date: 01/05/2010

Publisher: SAGE Publications

This concise text carries the public sociology movement into the classroom and teaches students to think sociologically, to develop a sociological eye, and to use sociological tools to become effective participants in a democratic society. Students gain hands-on training in sociology while experiencing civic engagement within their own communities.

Overview

This concise text carries the public sociology movement into the classroom and teaches students to think sociologically, to develop a sociological eye, and to use sociological tools to become effective participants in a democratic society. Students gain hands-on training in sociology while experiencing civic engagement within their own communities.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412979498
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
01/05/2010
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
225
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface: A Note From the Authors to the Students Reading This Book vii

Acknowledgments ix

1 The Engaged Sociologist: The Sociological Perspective and the Connections Among Sociology, Democracy, and Civic Engagement 1

2 Founders and Foundations of Sociology: Theory 15

3 How Do We Know What We Think We Know? Sociological Methods 31

4 Creating Civic Engagement Versus Creating Apathy: Culture 47

5 Learning How to Act in Society: Socialization 63

6 Deviant Behavior and Social Movements 81

7 Big Money Doesn't Always Win: Stratification and Social Class 102

8 What Does a "Typical American" Look Like Today? Race and Ethnicity 123

9 Sex, Gender, and Power 140

10 Social Institutions: Family and Economy 161

11 Social Institutions, Continued: Education, Government, and Religion 182

12 The Engaged Sociologist in Action 200

Index 212

About the Authors 225

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