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📒Shifting The Center ✍ Susan J. Ferguson
✏Shifting the Center Book Summary : Shifting the Center is an anthology that explores the issues and diversity of contemporary families by presenting a balanced coverage of racial and ethnic variation, and integrating a diversity of family arrangements and processes.
📒Race Gender Sexuality And Social Class ✍ Susan J. Ferguson
✏Race Gender Sexuality and Social Class Book Summary : This book presents a contemporary and compelling overview of race, ethnicity, gender, and social class issues in the United States today. Taking an intersectional approach, the book is organized topically, rather than focusing on specific race/ethnic subgroups. The content is framed around the themes of identity, experiences of race, class, gender or sexuality, difference, inequality, and social change or personal empowerment, with historical context threaded throughout to give the reader context.
📒Mapping The Social Landscape Readings In Sociology ✍ Susan J Ferguson
✏Mapping the Social Landscape Readings in Sociology Book Summary : Drawing from a wide selection of classic and contemporary works, the 60 selections in this best-selling reader represent a plurality of voices and views within sociology. In addition to classic works by authors such as Karl Marx, Max Weber, C. Wright Mills, David Rosenhan, Kingsley Davis and Wilbert Moore, this anthology presents a wide range of contemporary scholarship, some of which provides new treatments of traditional concepts. By integrating issues of diversity throughout the book, Ferguson helps students see the inter-relationships of race, social class, and gender, and the ways in which they have shaped the experiences of all people in society.
📒The Science Of College ✍ Patricia S. Herzog
✏The Science of College Book Summary : The transition to adulthood is a complex process, and college is pivotal to this experience. The Science of College aids entering college students--and the people who support them--in navigating college successfully, with up-to-date recommendations based upon real student situations, sound social science research, and the collective experiences of faculty, lecturers, advisors, and student support staff. The stories captured in this book highlight how the challenges that college students encounter vary in important ways based on demographics and social backgrounds. Despite these varied backgrounds, all students are more likely to have successful college experiences if they invest in their communities. Universities have many resources available, but as this book will show, students need to learn when to access which resources and how best to engage with people serving students. This includes having a better awareness of the different roles held by university faculty and staff, and navigating who to go to for what, based upon understanding their distinct sets of expertise and approaches to support. There is no single template for student success. Yet, this book highlights common issues that many students face and provides science-based advice for how to navigate college. Each topic covered is geared towards the life stage that most college students are in: emerging adulthood. In addition to the student-focused chapters, the book includes appendixes with activities for students, tips for parents, and methods information for faculty. Supplemental website materials suggest classroom activities for instructors who adopt this book within first-year seminars and general education courses.
📒Mapping The Social Landscape ✍ Susan J. Ferguson
✏Mapping the Social Landscape Book Summary : Drawing from a wide selection of classic and contemporary works, the 60 selections in this best-selling reader represent a plurality of voices and views within sociology.
📒Sociology ✍ David M. Newman
✏Sociology Book Summary : This brief edition of David NewmanÆs Sociology: Exploring the Architecture of Everyday Life provides introductory sociology students an inviting, accessible introduction to the fascinating world of sociology and the sociological imagination. Compelling personal and current examples will engage students and help them to understand how sociology affects them in a personal and day-to-day way.Key FeaturesIllustrates the social construction of society using vivid prose, current examples, and fresh data Focuses on David NewmanÆs signature compelling writing style as well as his personal chapter-opening anecdotesùattributes that have already helped thousands of students learn to think sociologically while being intellectually challengedBalances theory and current, relevant research with engaging, up-to-date examples from a diverse variety of subgroups in U.S. societyIncludes visually striking chapter opening photographs to illustrate chapter concepts Provides a value-priced, briefer text alternative, thus providing flexibility so instructors can assign other readings, such as the Newman/ OÆBrien Sociology: Exploring the Architecture of Everyday Life Readings, Seventh Edition (©2008, ISBN: 978-1-4129-6150-9)Ancillaries Instructor Resources on CD include a test bank, chapter summaries and outlines, Powerpoint slides, and more. Contact SAGE Customer Care at 1-800-818-SAGE (7243), 6 am - 5 pm, PT, to request a copy (qualified instructors only).A student study site at www.pineforge.com/newmanbriefstudy provides students with a rich array of study resources, including exercises, e-flash cards, and links to video and audio archives, along with carefully selected SAGE journal articles.
📒Sociology ✍ Alex Thio
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📒Mapping The Higher Education Landscape ✍ F. van Vught
✏Mapping the Higher Education Landscape Book Summary : An important contribution to the international discussion on higher education globalization and worldwide rankings of higher education institutions, this volume criticizes the existing one-dimensional and aggregated international ranking models and suggests an interesting and exciting new approach of multi-dimensional mapping of higher education institutions. The text gives readers a window on the unique process of developing a new approach to creating effective transparency in the diversity of higher education systems. It describes the conceptual, practical and methodological frameworks relevant to this new approach, whose development was based on theoretical and empirical literature on diversity in higher education. The authors report on the design methodology and research that were applied to develop the new instrument and also place it in the context of current supranational and national higher education policies. The new system emerged from a top-level EU project to design the first European classification of higher education institutions as a tool for mapping the diversity of the higher education landscape. The editor and chapter authors are all international leaders in the field who took part in the multi-year project. They also explore the potential application of the classification in the contexts of the Bologna Process and the European Higher Education and Research Areas (EHEA and ERA). The book analyzes, too, how the system can be used at the level of individual higher education institutions, where the classification is shown to be a useful instrument for strategic institutional profiling. This volume will be of interest to politicians and policy-makers in higher education at the supranational, national and sub-national levels, and to leaders and managers of higher education institutions and associations. It is also highly relevant to staff members and advisors at different policy levels, to higher education researchers and students, and to all who are interested in the further development of higher education systems and institutions.
📒Reframing Business ✍ Richard Normann
✏Reframing Business Book Summary : In this book Richard Normann seeks to shows that if organizations are prepared to rethink the way they do business, they can occupy the competitive high ground of the future. To do this they must transform concepts and framework into action.
✏A diagnostic for collaborative monitoring in forest landscape restoration Book Summary : Forest landscape restoration (FLR) requires a long-term commitment from a range of stakeholders to plan the restoration initiative collaboratively and see it through successfully. This is only possible when the people involved – whether they are landholde