Contemporary Readings in Sociology by Kathleen Odell Korgen
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Contemporary Readings in Sociology
By Kathleen Odell Korgen

Contemporary Readings in Sociology

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Contemporary Readings in Sociology by Kathleen Odell Korgen

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Contemporary Readings in Sociology selects some of the most contemporary, engaging, and esteemed journal articles in the field and presents them in a well-edited format, making them perfect for undergraduate students. Giving students access to the important topics in sociology through the words of original authors, this comprehensive reader provides an opportunity for students to explore important topics in depth. Key Features and Benefits - Focuses on teaching the 'sociological eye' or sociological perspective to undergraduate students so they can learn more about the activities of actual sociologists. - Features rigorous research in an edited format, making important articles more accessible for - and still challenging to - undergraduate students - Offers an emphasis on contemporary readings to introduce students to cutting-edge sociology research - Includes more than 30 readings, including articles on social interaction, social institutions, the media, deviance, social stratification, race and ethnicity, sex and gender, global issues, and social movements, providing a well-rounded collection of original material on core topics - Combines an array of unique pedagogy to make the reader even more valuable and user-friendly, including a topics guide to help instructors choose the best readings for specific course subjects, a detailed list of Internet resources, and discussion questions for each article

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781412944731
ISBN-10: 1412944732
Format: Paperback
(280mm x 216mm x 13mm)
Pages: 296
Imprint: Pine Forge
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Publish Date: 23-Apr-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Engaged Sociologist by Kathleen Odell Korgen Engaged Sociologist, Paperback (July 2013)

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Author Biography - Kathleen Odell Korgen

Kathleen Odell Korgen is a professor of sociology at William Paterson University, a comprehensive university in Wayne, New Jersey. Kathleen has co-authored or co-edited numerous books that teach students to use the sociological tools they gain in their classes and to find inspiration from public sociologists and fellow sociology students. These books include The Engaged Sociologist: Connecting the Classroom to the Community, Sociologists in Action: Sociology, Social Change, and Social Justice and Sociologists in Action on Inequalities: Race, Class, Gender, and Sexuality. She has also written or edited the following books on race relations and racial i

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