Summary: A contributed volume of readings on using sociology to create practical social and organizational change. Edition/Copyright: 01
Applying Sociology: Making a Better World is a book about putting sociological ideas into action. The editors, sociologists and educators, who are active in both government and private sectors, have assembled a collection of readings by contributors who bring a wealth of practical experience and innovative ideas to the field.
Designed for co ...show moreurses in applied sociology or as a supplementary text in introductory sociology courses, or social problems.
- Each of the 22 readings shows how sociology can benefit the real world by inventing solutions for today's problems.
- The pieces show sociologists at work in a wide range of human endeavors, including architecture, organized labor, the criminal justice system, sports, social welfare organizations, churches, and private corporations.
- The concluding piece, ''The Sociologist as Artist,'' shows readers how to apply their sociological knowledge in imaginative ways to their own lives, organizations, and communities.
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Year Published: 2001