This anthology of 76 sociological studies provides a link between theoretical sociology and everyday life. SOCIOLOGICAL FOOTPRINTS offers classical, contemporary, popular and multicultural articles in each chapter to show students a wide range of perspectives. Articles address today's most important social issues that are relevant to student's lives, such as violence, welfare reform, technology globalization, and terrorism. Each article is proceeded by a short introductory essay, a series of guideline questions and a list of glossary terms found in the article and therefore establishing the student's reading of the article into a solid sociological framework.
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Leonard Cargan received his Ph.D. from Wayne State University in 1968. Dr. Cargan is the author of several books and numerous papers. He is currently a professor (Emeritus) in the Department of Sociology at Wright State University in Ohio.
Jeanne Ballantine received her Ph.D. from Indiana University in 1971. She is coauthor of OUR SOCIAL WORLD (Sage/Pine Forge, 2nd ed., 2009), THE SOCIOLOGY OF EDUCATION (Pearson/Prentice Hall, 6th ed., 2009), SCHOOLS AND SOCIETY (Sage/Pine Forge 3rd ed. 2008) and many other books, articles, and papers. She is currently a university professor (Emerita) in the Sociology Department at Wright State University in Ohio.
"Sociological Footprints provides instructors with a way to encourage student thinking about current public debates and policies, while simultaneously helping them consider the social basis of their own decisions and behaviors."
"There's a wide range of topics and writing styles, yet all the pieces exemplify rigorous writing."
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