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Handbook of public sociology

Author: Vincent Jeffries
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©2011.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vincent Jeffries
ISBN: 9780742566477 0742566471
OCLC Number: 775468112
Description: vii, 496 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Redefining the nature and future of sociology : toward a holistic sociology / Vincent Jeffries --
Burawoy's holistic sociology and Sorokin's "integralism" : a conversation of ideas / Lawrence T. Nichols --
Rethinking Burawoy's public sociology : a post-empiricist reconstruction / Raymond A. Morrow --
Social justice and critical public sociology / Joe Feagin, Sean Elias, and Jennifer Mueller --
Public sociology and the future : the possible, the probable, and the preferable / Wendell Bell --
The scientific system of public sociology : the exemplar of Pitirim A. Sorokin's social thought / Vincent Jeffries --
A sociology for public sociology : some needed disciplinary changes for creating public sociology / Herbert J. Gans --
Some suggested standards for distinguishing between good and bad public sociology / Norval D. Glenn --
On writing public sociology : accountability through accessibility, dialogue, and relevance / Damon Mayrl and Laurel Westbrook --
Recapturing the sociological imagination : the challenge for public sociology / Frank Furedi --
Presenting sociology's four "faces" : problems and prospects for the high school course / Michael DeCesare --
Teaching and public sociology / Caroline Hodges Persell --
From data to drama : returning research to convicted survivors / Elizabeth Dermody Leonard --
Integrating the four sociologies : the "Baigou project" in China / Lina Hu --
Becoming public sociology : indigenous nations, dialogue, and change / Stephen Cornell --
Talking about racial disparities in imprisonment : a reflection on experiences in Wisconsin / Pamela E. Oliver --
Public membership on medical licensing boards : an integrated public and professional project / Ruth Horowitz --
Counting the deaths in Darfur : pitfalls on the pathway to a public sociology / Bill McCarthy and John Hagan --
Engaged social movement scholarship / Robert Kleidman --
Public sociology and universal human rights / Rhoda E. Howard-Hassmann --
Altruism, apology, forgiveness, and reconciliation as public sociology / Samuel P. Oliner --
A public sociology for a global age : recovering the political / Saskia Sassen --
Global altruism : some considerations / Edward A. Tiryakian --
Futures in the making : sociological practice and challenge / Barbara Adam --
The public sociology wars / Michael Burawoy.
Responsibility: edited by Vincent Jeffries.

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This is a useful volume. . . . Recommended. * CHOICE, May 2010 * The publication of The Handbook of Public Sociology is timely and important. While it reveals the tensions and disputes about public Read more...

 
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