Applied Sociology: Terms, Topics, Tools, and Tasks

Applied Sociology: Terms, Topics, Tools, and Tasks

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This concise, user-friendly book by award-winning sociology professor Stephen F. Steele of Anne Arundel Community College and Jammie Price of the University of North Carolina Wilmington addresses a common question many introductory sociology students: What can I do with sociology? The book introduces students to sociology as an active and relevant way to understand human social interaction by offering a clear, direct linkage between sociology and its practical use. It focuses on the core concepts in sociology (terms and topics), contemporary and practical skills used by sociologists to investigate these concepts (tools), and then provides concrete exercises for learning and applying these skills (tasks). The book also includes brief sections on using sociology to make a difference in the community and on developing a career in sociology. Applied sociology is an ideal supplement to traditional sociology texts to add an applied component to your course. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.An interview guide lists the topics or questions that you want to raise when you talk with people during in-depth interviews. ... When using qualitative measurement, the researcher has the flexibility to ask other questions that may arise from the discussion, or look for other ... Underneath boundary maintenance you might list a€œinviting/rejecting others to join a gamea€ or a€œexistence of subgroups or cliques.

Title:Applied Sociology: Terms, Topics, Tools, and Tasks
Author: Stephen Steele, Jammie Price
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2007-03-16

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