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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.
Table of Contents
|The Engaged Sociologist: The Sociological Perspective and the Connections Among Sociology, Democracy, and Civic Engagement|
|Founders and Foundations of Sociology: Theory|
|How Do We Know What We Think We Know? Sociological Methods|
|Creating Civic Engagement Versus Creating Apathy: Culture|
|Learning How to Act in Society: Socialization|
|Deviant Behavior and Social Movements|
|Big Money Doesn't Always Win: Stratification and Social Class|
|What Does a "Typical American" Look Like Today?: Race and Ethnicity|
|Sex, Gender, and Power|
|Social Institutions: Family and Economy|
|Social Institutions, Continued: Education, Government, and Religion|
|The Engaged Sociologist in Action|
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