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Public sociology : the contemporary debate

Author: Lawrence T Nichols
Publisher: New Brunswick, N.J. : Transaction Publishers, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Features discussion of the controversial model of a social science that reaches out to non-academic audiences, including both average citizens and policymakers. This approach has been greeted with  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence T Nichols
ISBN: 9780765803870 0765803879
OCLC Number: 137222796
Description: 340 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Back to the future : settlement sociology, 1885-1930 / Patricia Madoo Lengerman and Jill Niebrugge-Brantley --
From the platform : public sociology in the speeches of Edward A. Ross / Sean McMahon --
An epistle on the origin and early history of the Association for Humanist Sociology / Chet Ballard --
Working with the labor movement : a personal journey in organic public sociology / Edna Bonacich --
Social gerontology as public sociology in action / Norella M. Putney, Dawn E. Alley, and Vern L. Bengtson --
Reflections on public sociology : public relations, disciplinary identity, and the strong program in professional sociology / David Boyns and Jesse Fletcher --
Pitirim A. Sorokin's integralism and public sociology / Vincent Jeffries --
Global public social science / Christopher Chase-Dunn --
The intellectual canons of a public sociology : pragmatist foundations, historical extensions, and humanly engaged realities / Robert Prus --
Guide for the perplexed : on Michael Burawoy's public sociology / Steven Brint --
Is public sociology such a good idea? / Jonathan Turner --
Why sociology does not need to be saved : analytic reflections on public sociology / Neil McLaughlin, Lisa Kowalchuk, and Kerry Turcotte --
Third-wave sociology and the end of pure science / Michael Burawoy.
Responsibility: Lawrence T. Nichols, editor.
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