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Sociology Through Active Learning Student Exercises

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ISBN-10: 0761986871

ISBN-13: 9780761986874

Edition: 2001 (Student Manual, Study Guide, etc.)

Authors: Kathleen McKinney, Frank D. Beck, Barbara S. Heyl

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The exercises in this text are designed to give students the chance to explore in-depth some of the most important ideas in the dicipline, by providing hands-on experience investigating empirical and theoretical questions.
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Book details

List price: $36.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/14/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

Theory and Methods
Puzzling over Theoretical Perspectives
Observation of the Social World
Faculty Doors as Symbolic Statements
Helping Experiment
A Very Short Survey
Understanding Social Location
Decoding Norms
The Symbolic Basis of Culture
The Cultural Cocktail Party
Investigating Students' Rooms
Application Exercise on Ethnocentrism and Cultural Relativism
Socialization and Interaction
Gender Socialization
Leadership, Gender and the Invisible Ceiling
A Play Based on Goffman's Theory of Dramaturgy
Groups and Social Influence
The Year Is 2292 AD
Stereotyping and Labeling
Group Decision-Making
The Seed Jar
Social Construction of Reality
Guided Fantasy
The Titanic Game
Social Inequality
Budgeting for a Low Income
Occupation and Income Exercise
Divorce and Income
Organizations and Bureaucracy
Structural Change at Your College or University
Critique of Student Government
Race, Gender, Sexual Orientation
A Group Exercise in Affirmative Action
Critically Thinking About Race through Visual Media
Drawing Pictures
Race abd Gender Stereotypes
A 'Coming Out' Role Play
Deviance and Crime
Images of Crime
Debating Deviance
Drug Testing in the Workplace
What Would You Do?
The Hand Game
Collective Behaviour, Social Movements, Social Change
Studying a Collective Behavior Episode
Family History Project
Studying a Social Movement Organization
Social Institutions
Families across Cultures in the Media
Defining Family
Division of Labor
Proposed Grading System
Tommy's Story
Mapping Census Data for Your Town
Multitopic Assignments//Major Class Projects//General
Critical Reports on Contemporary Social Problems
Meal for the Homeless
Social Class Stratification Project
Song Analysis Project
Creating a Society
Course Structure and Process
Student Empowerment
Student-Designed Syllabus
Initial Group Assessment
Group Quiz
Facilitating Discussion
Group Presentations
Panel Debates