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Putting sociology to work; case studies in the application of sociology to modern social problems, edited by Arthur B. Shostak.


New York, D. McKay Company [1974] .
ISBN 0679302476, 9780679302476

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Subjects Action sociale.
Evaluation research (Social action programs)
Evaluation research (Social action programs) -- United States.
Recherche évaluative (Programmes d'action sociale) -- Recherche -- États-Unis.
Sciences sociales -- Recherche -- États-Unis.
Social action -- United States.
Social action.
Social problems -- Case studies.
Social sciences -- Research -- United States.
Social sciences -- Research.
Sociology -- Case studies.
Soziale Probleme.
United States.
Description xv, 283 pages illustrations 23 cm
Copyright Date [1974]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-280).
Contents Social-learning theory and social problems: the case of prisons / Michael J. Hindelang -- Youth responds to crisis: Curaçao, an example of planned change / A. Paul Hare -- The "laboratory confrontation": an approach to conflict management and social change / Irving Goldaber and Holly G. Porter -- Digging tunnels on the Plains: the small-niche sociologist / Robert L. Herrick -- When a sociologist gets into the act / C.M. Deasy -- The measurement of behavioral science inputs to architectural programming / Thomas E. Lasswell -- Gaming as applied sociology / Cathy S. Greenblat -- On strengthening applied sociology with applied mathematics / Robert Busby -- Sociological applications of interactional computer systems: toward a dialogical research model / Robert Johansen.
Sociology and the politics of poison / J. David Colfax -- Reform as revolution: the Bedford-Stuyvesant Community Cooperative Center in perspective / Henry Etzkowitz -- Sociologists as planners / Edward E. Cahill -- Essentials of area development / Otto G. Hoiberg -- Strategy for change: Bristol Township Schools ; The scent of words: Bristol Township two years later / Thomas J. Cottle -- The role of the sociologist in a mass movement / Andrew Levinson -- Follow-up of the Philadelphia skid-row project / Leonard U. Blumberg and Thomas E. Shipley, Jr.
The sociology of social policy: paths through the morass / Sally Bould Van Til and Rafael Valdivieso -- The center for policy research: its promise and problems / Sarajane Heidt -- On becoming an applied sociologist: a personal view / Jon Van Til -- The consultant sociologist in action programs / Ellwyn R. Stoddard -- Changing role expectations in the sociology of a mass society / Frank J. McVeigh -- The consultant sociologist, consultant abuse, and professionalism / Ellyn R. Stoddard -- The flawed consultant (a fantasy) / Meyer M. Cahn.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)1144627
(OCoLC)ocm01144627
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WorldCat Identities Shostak, Arthur B.
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