BUNDLE: Newman: Sociology, Brief Edition + Korgen: The Engaged Sociologist 3e

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9781412988742: BUNDLE: Newman: Sociology, Brief Edition + Korgen: The Engaged Sociologist 3e

Newman: Sociology, Brief Edition
In this briefer, less expensive edition of his acclaimed sociology text, David M. Newman invites students into the world of sociological thought using a captivating writing style, compelling new examples, and a focus on the sociology of everyday life.

Korgen: The Engaged Sociologist, Third Edition
This unique book brings the public sociology movement into the classroom, teaching students in a fun, engaging way how to use the tools of sociology to become effective participants in our democratic society.

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About the Author:

Kathleen Odell Korgen, PhD, is Professor of Sociology at William Paterson University in Wayne, New Jersey. Her primary areas of specialization are race relations, racial identity, and public sociology. She has conducted trainings in corporate and campus settings on issues of diversity.

Dr. Korgen’s published work on race relations and racial identity includes Crossing the Racial Divide: Close Friendships Between Black and White Americans (2002) and From Black to Biracial: Transforming Racial Identity Among Americans (1998, 1999).

Raised in Massachusetts, Dr. Korgen now lives in Montclair, New Jersey, with her husband, Jeff; daughters Julie and Jessica; and her mother, Patricia.

David Newman earned his bachelor’s degree from San Diego State University in 1981 and his graduate degrees from the University of Washington in Seattle (M.A. 1984, PhD 1988). After a year at the University of Connecticut, David came to DePauw in the fall of 1989 and has been here ever since. David teaches courses in Deviance, Mental Illness, Family, Social Psychology, and Research Methods. He has published numerous articles on teaching and has presented several research papers on the intersection of gender and power in intimate relationships. Recently most of his scholarly activity has been devoted to writing and revising several books, including Sociology: Exploring the Architecture of Everyday Life (SAGE ©2010); Identities and Inequalities : Exploring the Intersections of Race, Class, Gender, and Sexuality (McGraw-Hill ©2006); and Families: A Sociological Perspective (McGraw-Hill ©2009). He is currently working on a book-length manuscript that examines the cultural meaning, institutional importance, and everyday experience of “second chances.”

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