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Author Korgen, Kathleen Odell, 1967-
Title Sociologists in action : sociology, social change, and social justice / Kathleen Odell Korgen, Jonathan M. White, Shelley White.
Imprint Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Pine Forge Press, [2011]
©2011

LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 MUSKINGUM STACKS  HM585 .K665 2011    DUE 04-19-21  
LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 MUSKINGUM STACKS  HM585 .K665 2011    DUE 04-19-21  
Author Korgen, Kathleen Odell, 1967-
Subject Sociology.
Sociologists.
Social action.
Alt Name White, Jonathan M. (Jonathan Michael)
White, Shelley.
Description x, 295 pages ; 23 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Chapter One: The Sociological Perspective -- Sociology: Promise and Potential Through Praxis / Cheryl Joseph -- Stand Up and Speak Out / Judith Wittner -- Organizational Consulting: A Passion for Meaningful Sociological Work / Kathryn Goldman Schuyler -- From Damaged Goods to Empowered Patients / Adina Nack -- Chapter Two: Theory -- Critical Mixed-Race Studies: The Intersections of Identity and Social Justice / Andrew Jolivette -- An Ideal Approach to Change? / John E. Glass -- Using Sociology for College Success / Laura Nichols -- Chapter Three: Research Methods -- The Michigan Alcohol and Other Drugs School Survey / Thomas L. Van Valey -- Assessing European Environmental Health Action Plans / Harry Perlstadt -- Positive Deviance Research as a Way to Help People / Samuel Friedman -- Chapter Four: Culture -- Academic as Social Entrepreneur: Creating Organizations for Social Change / Juliet Schor -- Excerpt From 'The Diary of a Mad Social Scientist' / Corey Dolgon -- Youth Culture, Identity, and Resistance: Participatory Action Research in a Puerto Rican Barrio / Nilda Flores-González and Michael Rodríguez-Muñiz
Chapter Five: Socialization -- Socialization, Stereotypes, and Homelessness / Michele Wakin -- Reengaging Activism in the Socialization of Undergraduate Students / Shelley White -- Dangerous Behaviors? Police Encounters With Juvenile Gang Offenders / Susan Guarino-Ghezzi -- Chapter Six: Deviant Behavior -- Reducing Hate and Prejudice on Campus: A Sociologist's Contributions / Jack Levin -- Thinking Like a Researcher / David J. Hanson -- The Politics of Protest Policing / Alex S. Vitale -- Chapter Seven: Social Movements -- Change the World -- Start at School / Mikaila Mariel Lemonik Arthur -- Policy Service-Learning: Fulfilling the Promise of Sociology / Scott Myers-Lipton -- Using Sociological Skills for Movements to Confront Power: The Genesis of the Research Institute on Social and Economic Policy (RISEP) / Bruce Nissen -- A Campus Gun-Free Zone Movement / Rob Benford -- Chapter Eight: Stratification and Social Class -- Housing and Homelessness in Maine: A Case of Public Sociology in Practice / Joe Bandy and Craig McEwen -- Relocating the Homeless -- or Not! / James Wright -- Sociology Is Action: Using Sociology for Children's Rights / Jonathan White -- Chapter Nine: Race and Ethnic Relations -- Adding Vitality to Sociology: Bringing the Community Into Research / Philip Nyden -- Bridging the Campus and the Community: Blogging About the Asian American Experience / C. N. Le -- Putting Sociology to Work in Winnersville, USA / Mark Patrick George -- Methods of Truth and Reconciliation / David Cunningham -- Chapter Ten: Sex, Gender, and Sexuality -- Sex in Some Cities: Explorations of AIDS/HIV Education and Hooking Up / Rebecca Plante -- A Public Sociology of Gender and Masculinity / Michael Kimmel -- The Southern West Virginia Photovoice Project: Community Action Through Sociological Research / Shannon Elizabeth Bell -- Getting the Message Out / Susan Stall
Chapter Eleven: Globalization and Immigration -- Interracial Conflict and Attempts at Reconciliation in Auburn, Maine / Joe Bandy with Elspeth Benard (Dennison) -- How Culture Matters in Poverty Alleviation Efforts: Microcredit and Confucian Ideas in Rural China / Becky Hsu -- Informed Debate in a Political Minefield / Irene Bloemraad -- Community-Based Research and Immigrant Rights / Leah Schmalzbauer -- Jeffersonian Science, Public Sociology, and Academic Careers: Some Insights and Suggestions for Potential Future Social Scientists / Robert Courtney Smith -- Chapter Twelve: Environmental Justice -- Using a Sociological Tool Kit to Make Energy Efficiency Happen / Lou Jacobson -- The Sociology of Environmental Justice: Merging Research and Action / Daniel Faber -- Activist Scholarship for Environmental Justice / David Naguib Pellow -- Chapter Thirteen: Social Institutions (Family, Economy) -- Making an Interest in Adoption Matter / Kathy S. Stolley -- From Hollowing Out the Middle to Reimagining Small Towns / Patrick J. Carr and Maria J. Kefalas -- Why Don't We Do Something About It?' A Response to Job Loss in Rural Communities / Leslie Hossfeld -- Chapter Fourteen: Social Institutions, Continued (Education, Government, Religion -- A Sociologist as a Social Seismographer: Understanding the Earthquake in Class Inequality in US Higher Education / Sigal Alon -- Putting Theory Into Action! / John Asimakapolous -- Taking Sociology to Real World Religious Communities / Christian Smith -- Democracy Matters: Giving Students a Political Voice / Joan D. Mandle -- A Sociologist as a Social Seismographer: Understanding the Earthquake in Class Inequality in US Higher Education / Sigal Alon -- Putting Theory Into Action! / John Asimakapolous -- Taking Sociology to Real World Religious Communities / Christian Smith -- Democracy Matters: Giving Students a Political Voice / Joan D. Mandle -- A Sociologist as a Social Seismographer: Understanding the Earthquake in Class Inequality in US Higher Education / Sigal Alon -- Putting Theory Into Action! / John Asimakapolous -- Taking Sociology to Real World Religious Communities / Christian Smith -- Democracy Matters: Giving Students a Political Voice / Joan D. Mandle
ISBN 9781412982832 (pbk.)
1412982839 (pbk.)
OCLC # 651913605


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