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Living Sociology intends to bridge the gap between two sets of literature--the social problems textbook and service learning guidebooks. The goal of this text is to create a social problems text that will inspire students and faculty to embrace the discipline of sociology while considering to the fullest extent the ways in which sociological analysis and practice can be applied to the real world. By implementing service learning as a pedagogical approach for just such a synthesis, the book also infuses this "hot and trendy" method of teaching with a disciplinary rigor and a set of analytical tools.
Table of Contents
|Introduction. What are Social Problems and What Do Sociologists Do About Them?|
|Do We Make the World or Does the World Make Us? Concepts and Theories|
|Who Has, Who Hasn't? Looking for Answers to Poverty, Inequality, and Homelessness|
|On the Job: Work, Workers and the Changing Nature of Labor|
|What Price Justice? Deviance, Crime and Building Community|
|Be it Ever So Humble: Changing Families in a Changing World|
|Who Breathes Easy? Protecting and Designing Our Environments|
|Why Can't Johnny Read? Education in Crisis|
|Finding Ourselves: Race, Gender, Sexuality, Multiculturalism, and Identity|
|An Apple a Day? Health and Healthcare for All|
|The Whole Wide World Around: Globalization and Its Discontents|
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