Linking Theory to Practice - Case Studies for Working with College Students / Edition 3

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Overview

Framed by an overview of theories that guide student affairs practice, the cases in this book present a challenging array of problems that student affairs and higher education personnel face, such as racial diversity, alcohol abuse, and student activism. The revised edition has thirty new cases, with content on issues that reflect the complexity of today's environment at colleges and universities, including the expanded use of social networking, the rise in mental health issues, bullying, study abroad, and athletics. The fully updated edition includes new references, expanded theory with an increased emphasis on race, ethnicity, and sexual orientation, and three entirely new chapters on admissions, student identity, and campus life. An excellent teaching tool, this book challenges students to consider multiple overlapping issues within a single case study. Features include: A two-part structure that sets the stage for case study methods and links student affairs theory with practical applications Cases written by well-known and respected contributors set in a wide variety of institution types and locations Over 35 complex case studies reflecting the multifaceted issues student affairs professionals face in today's college environment.

26 case studies disc. typical student issues incl. racial diversity, alcohol abuse, pranks/hazing, plagiarism, more.

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Editorial Reviews

D. Stanley Carpenter
This reviewer knows of no other book of cases that are geared precisely for student affairs administrators, so in some sense the editors are competing with themselves. They are winning. The revisions in the book are well taken and the cases seem a little more vibrant, a bit more political in some places, a slightly sharpened turn on diversity in others, the perfect addition of a regent as a player in yet another. This is good work that fills a need in the field-until we need some new cases to reflect the issues of the next decade!.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415898706
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 3/27/2012
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 427,187
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.80 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Frances K. Stage is Professor of Higher and Postsecondary Education at New York University.

Steven M. Hubbard is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Management and Director of Student Affairs at the McGhee Division, New York University.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 The Role of Theory in a Practical World

Chapter 2 Theory and Practice in Student Affairs

Chapter 3 Analyzing a Case

Chapter 4 Cases in Organization and Administration

Chapter 5 Cases in Admissions

Chapter 6 Cases in Advising and Counseling

Chapter 7 Cases on Academic Issues

Chapter 8 Cases Regarding Identity

Chapter 9 Cases in Campus Life

Case by Case Index

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