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Public sociology : research, action, and change / Philip Nyden, Leslie Hossfeld, Gwendolyn Nyden.

Philip W Nyden

Thousand Oaks : SAGE Publications, Inc, 2011.

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  • Title:
    Public sociology : research, action, and change / Philip Nyden, Leslie Hossfeld, Gwendolyn Nyden.
  • Author: Philip W Nyden
  • Contributor: Leslie H. Hossfeld 1961-;
    Gwendolyn E Nyden
  • Subjects: Sociology -- Methodology; Sociology -- Research; Applied sociology; Social change;
    Dewey: 301.01
  • Rights: Terms governing use: Copyright.
    Access restrictions: NON_PRINT_LEGAL_DEPOSIT
  • Publication Details: Thousand Oaks : SAGE Publications, Inc, 2011.
  • Language: English
  • Description: Contents: Foreword by Michael Burawoy
    Foreword by Steven Redfield
    Foreword by Dan E. Moore
    Acknowledgments
    Chapter 1. Public Scholarship, the Sociological Imagination, and Engaged Scholarship
    Chapter 2. Crossing Boundaries in 21st-Century Research
    Chapter 3. Starting Up and Sustaining Public Sociology Projects
    Chapter 4. Career Guide for Public Sociologists
    Case Studies 1.

    Contents: Equitable Community Development
    1.1 Educating About Homelessness: A University-City Government Research Partnership
    1.2 Differential Impact of Gentrification and Displacement on Communities of Color
    1.3 Research in Action: Inner City Entrepreneurs
    1.4 Art and Equitable Community Development
    Case Studies 2: Environmental Issues
    2.1 Public Sociology for Environmental Health and Environmental Justice
    2.2 Learning From Disaster: Documenting the Impacts of Hurricane Katrina on Displaced College Students From New Orleans
    2.3 Working for Global Environmental Justice: Channeling Privilege, Producing New Knowledge
    Case Studies 3: Regional Research and Data Collection to Enhance Public Knowledge
    3.1 Neighborhood, Region,

    Contents: and Place: The Chicago Experience
    3.2 The Sacramento State Annual Survey of the Region
    3.3 Reducing Hunger in Oregon
    3.4 PovertyEast.org: Poverty Information to Health Communities Address Critical Needs
    3.5 Sociology in Public Service
    Case Studies 4: Inequalities of Race, Class and Gender
    4.1 Bringing a Feminist Sociology to Smart-Girl: Building a University-Nonprofit Partnership
    4.2 Feminist Research in Action: An Intersectional Approach to Girlcentric Programming
    4.3 Youth Participation in Community Research for Racial Justice
    4.4 Building Resources to Create and Maintain Stable Diverse Communities
    Case Studies 5: The Media
    5.1 The Media, ACORN, and Presidential Politics
    5.2 Pressuring Alcohol Companies to Reform Marketing Practices
    5.3 The Reel Girls Project: Self, Image, Adolescence,

    Contents: and Filmmaking
    5.4 The Internet as a Leveler Between Advantaged and Disadvantaged Communities
    Case Studies 6: Health
    6.1 Teen Pregnancy Prevention
    6.2 Doing God's Work and Doing Good Work(s): Unique Challenges to Evaluation Research in Ministry Settings
    6.3 Feast on the Southeast: Creating a Sustainable Local Food System in Southeastern North Carolina
    6.4 Challenging Discrimination Against Women, Minorities, and the Sick in Health Insurance
    6.5 Tobacco Use Prevention in Montana's Frontier Communities: Developing New Rural Strategies
    Case Studies 7: Crime, Reducing Violence and Promoting Justice
    7.1 Forty Years of Codifying and Mapping Homicides in Chicago: Impacts on Policing, Research, and Community Well-Being
    7.2 Racial Disparities in Criminal Justice in Wisconsin: Analysis, Graphs,

    Contents: and Engagement
    7.3 The Role of Relationship Building in Research Partnerships
    7.4 Hate Crime Motivation: The Practical Consequences of an Offender Typology
    Case Studies 8: Community Organizing
    8.1 Cultivating Public Sociology From the Classroom: The Case of a Student-Organized Tenants Union
    8.2 The Unity of Theory and Practice: The U.S. Social Forum and Movement Building for Social Transformation
    8.3 When the Community Leads
    8.4 The "Third Place" Project
    Conclusion: The Case for the New, Engaged, 21st-Century Scholarship
    About the Editors
    About the Contributors
    Index

  • Identifier: ISBN 9781452238227 (EPUB); ISBN 1452238227 (EPUB); BNB GBB6H0155; System number: 017508070
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (336 pages).
  • Shelfmark(s): General Reference Collection DRT ELD.DS.25322
  • UIN: BLL01017508070

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