9781412979498

The Engaged Sociologist; Connecting the Classroom to the Community

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  • ISBN13:

    9781412979498

  • ISBN10:

    1412979498

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/19/2010
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications, Inc

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Summary

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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