Doing Sociology

Doing Sociology : Case Studies in Sociological Practice

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This successor to the well-known Using Sociology covers standard topics found in any sociology textbook. Doing Sociology walks lay readers through the steps of doing real-life sociological practices as conducted by experts in the field. Readable, relevant, and accessible, it is an invaluable resource as a standalone course reader or as a supplement to a traditional more

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  • Paperback | 206 pages
  • 147.32 x 228.6 x 17.78mm | 136.08g
  • Lexington Books
  • Lanham, MD, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations, black & white tables, maps, figures
  • 0739133950
  • 9780739133958

About Jammie Price

Jammie Price is professor of sociology at Appalachian State University. Roger Straus is a certified clinical sociologist, and author of Using Sociology: And Introduction from the Applied and Clinical Perspectives. Jeff Breese is a dean at Rockhurst more

Table of contents

Preface 1.Introduction to Doing Sociology: Applied, Clinical, and Public Sociology 2. Doing Sociology Worldwide 3. The Role of Theory in Sociological Practice 4. Clinical Sociology: Changing Meanings, Changing Lives If Crime is the Problem, is Community or Problem Solving Policing the Solution? Issues in Criminal Justice Evaluation: Evaluating Michigan's Drug Courts Evaluation in Education: From goals to Capacity Development Community Research Tactics and Social Change: Assessing Needs and Assets in an Inner City Neighborhood Free Range Humans: Sociology's Role in Shaping the Future of the Build Environment for an Aging World Communal Living: Intentionally Resisting Global White Supremacist Capitalism Blending Sociology with Federal Funding: The Example of the National Institutes of Health Small Business Innovative Research Program Automating Dillman's Total Design Methodology (TDM) for Mail Questionnaires: An Example of How to Improve Survey Research Methodology while Doing Applied Sociology Surveying Health Care Providers: Strategies to Achieve High Response Rates Ethics and Values in Sociological Practiceshow more

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