Issues for Debate in Sociology

Author: Cq Researcher
Publisher: Pine Forge Press
ISBN: 9781412978606
Release Date: 2009-09-04
Genre: Social Science

Issues for Debate in Sociology: Selections from CQ Researcher is a contemporary collection of articles covering core issues within the broad topic of introductory sociology. The book is intended to supplement core courses in the Sociology curriculum titled Introductory Sociology or Principles of Sociology. The book has a 5 part structure of topics generally covered in introductory sociology courses and texts.

Issues for Debate in American Public Policy

Author: CQ Researcher,
Publisher: CQ Press
ISBN: 9781544303956
Release Date: 2018-01-31
Genre: Political Science

Written by award-winning CQ Researcher journalists, this annual collection of nonpartisan reports focuses on sixteen hot-button policy issues currently up for debate in America. With reports ranging from immigration and the economy to sports and sexual assault, Issues for Debate in American Public Policy, Nineteenth Edition promotes in-depth discussion, facilitates further research, and helps you formulate your own positions on crucial policy issues. And because it is CQ Researcher, the policy reports are expertly researched and written, showing you all sides of an issue. Because this annual volume comes together just months before publication, all selections are brand new and explore some of today’s most significant American public policy issues, including: The Trump presidency Affirmative action and college admissions High-tech policing Immigration and the economy Sports and sexual assault Trust in media And much more! Key Features Chapters follow a consistent organization, beginning with a summary of the issue, then exploring a number of key questions around the issue, next offering background to put the issue into current context, and concluding with a look ahead. A pro/con debate box in every chapter offers you the opportunity to critically analyze and discuss the policy issues by exploring a debate between two experts in the field. All issues include a chronology, a bibliography, photos, charts, and figures to offer you a more complete picture of the issue at hand.

Issues for Debate in Corporate Social Responsibility

Author: CQ Researcher,
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9781412977562
Release Date: 2009-08-18
Genre: Business & Economics

Issues for Debate in Corporate Social Responsibility is a contemporary collection of articles covering core issues within the controversial topic of corporate social responsibility (CSR). The book is intended to supplement core courses in the Business and Management titled Corporate Social Responsibility, Environment of Business, Business Ethics, and Business Policy. The book offers an insight into topics often covered in CSR courses and texts: organizational issues; economic issues; and societal issues. There are a total of 15 highly contemporary and data-rich articles in the collection. Each article gives substantial background and analysis of a particular issue as well as useful pedagogical features to inspire critical thinking and to help students grasp and review key material.

Global Issues

Author: Cq Researcher
Publisher: Pine Forge Press
ISBN: 9781412980371
Release Date: 2009-11-02
Genre: Social Science

This lively collection of 12 contemporary articles covers core debates within the broad topic globalization and inspires students to think critically and analytically about issues that impact their lives. This reader is distinguished by its particular focus on up-to-date policy concerns and legal implications of the topics discussed. Unlike more traditional readers, Global Issues exposes students to a journalistic approach to controversial sociological topics, inviting them to consider and debate the real-world relevance of course concepts. About CQ Researcher Readers In the tradition of nonpartisanship and current analysis that is the hallmark of Congressional Quarterly,CQ Researcher titles investigate important and controversial policy issues. Offer your students the balanced reporting, complete overviews and engaging writing that CQ Researcher has consistently provided for more than 80 years. Each article gives substantial background as well as current analysis of the issue as well as useful pedagogical features to inspire critical thinking and to help students grasp and review key material: A Pro/Con box that examines two competing sides of a single question A detailed chronology of key dates and events An annotated bibliography and Web resources Outlook sections that address possible regulation and initiatives from Capitol Hill and the White House over the next 5 to 10 years Photos, charts, graphs, and maps

Issues for Debate in American Public Policy

Author: Charisse Kiino
Publisher: C Q Press College
ISBN: 0872896099
Release Date: 2008-07-01
Genre: Political Science

In the tradition of nonpartisanship and current analysis that is the hallmark of CQ Researcher, Issues for Debate in American Public Policy investigates sixteen important and controversial policy issues. Each article gives substantial background as well as current analysis of the issue, in addition to the following special features: a pro/con box that examines two competing sides of a single question; a detailed chronology; an annotated bibliography and Web resources; photos, charts, graphs and maps. Book jacket.

Issues in Race Ethnicity Gender and Class

Author: CQ Researcher
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9781412979672
Release Date: 2009-10-15
Genre: Social Science

This reader is a contemporary collection of cutting edge articles covering issues within the realm of race, ethnicity, gender and class. An excellent reader for undergraduate sociology courses.

Issues in Comparative Politics

Author: CQ Researcher,
Publisher: CQ Press
ISBN: 9781483342030
Release Date: 2011-10-07
Genre: Political Science

Comparative politics students will benefit from CQ Researcher's award-winning, non-partisan reporting that looks at today’s most important problems, ranging from democratization and regime change to policies on immigration, welfare, and religion. Each essay identifies key players, explores what’s at stake, and shows how past and current developments impact the future.

Issues In Race and Ethnicity Selections From CQ Researcher 4th Edition

Author: CQ Researcher Editors
Publisher: CQ Press
ISBN: 0872896145
Release Date: 2008-12-11
Genre: Political Science

Should school systems promote racial diversity in individual schools? Can politicians curb illegal immigration? These are just a sampling of the provocative questions in this popular reader, sure to spark lively classroom discussion. Issues in Race and Ethnicity allows students to see an issue from all sides and examine how policy is made. Useful pedagogical features throughout advance critical thinking.

Sociology Exploring the Architecture of Everyday Life

Author: David M. Newman
Publisher: Pine Forge Press
ISBN: 1412980941
Release Date: 2009-12-16
Genre: Social Science

For just $5 more than the price of the standalone text, CQ Researcher, Issues for Debate in Sociology can be packaged with David M. Newman's Sociology, Eighth Edition core text. Sociology: Exploring the Architecture of Everyday Life, Eighth Edition The Eighth Edition of David Newman's Sociology: Exploring the Architecture of Everyday Life once again invites students to an engaging and fresh discussion of sociological thought. The author's mission is to encourage students to see the relationship of sociology to their everyday lives. The Obama election and presidency illuminate the analysis of race relations and inequality and today's headlines on the economic crisis are connected to socioeconomic concepts. CQ Researcher, Issues for Debate in Sociology Celebrity Culture: Are Americans too focused on celebrities? Future of Marriage: Is traditional matrimony going out of style? Reducing Your Carbon Footprint: Can individual actions reduce global warming? These are just a few of the provocative questions contested in Issues for Debate in Sociology. This engaging reader allows students to see an issue from all sides and to think critically about topics that matter to them.

Childhood and Adolescence in Society

Author: CQ Researcher,
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9781452236063
Release Date: 2011-01-07
Genre: Psychology

About CQ Researcher Readers In the tradition of nonpartisan and current analysis that is the hallmark of CQ Press, CQ Researcher readers investigate important and controversial policy issues. Childhood and Adolescence in Society aims to promote in-depth discussion, facilitate further research, and help readers formulate their own positions on crucial issues in the field, such as child soldiers, teen pregnancy, and violence and bullying. Offer your students the balanced reporting, complete overviews, and engaging writing that CQ Researcher has consistently provided for more than 80 years. Each article gives substantial background and analysis of a particular issue as well as useful pedagogical features to inspire critical thinking and to help students grasp and review key material. Key Features Pro/con boxes that examine two competing sides of a single question Detailed chronologies of key dates and events Annotated bibliographies and web resources Outlook sections that address possible regulation and initiatives from Capitol Hill and the White House over the next 5 to 10 years Photos, charts, graphs, and maps

Issues for Debate in American Public Policy

Author: CQ Press
Publisher: C Q Press College
ISBN: 1933116862
Release Date: 2006-07-01
Genre: Political Science

For coverage of the most important policy issues facing the United States?from disaster preparation to global warming, and avian flu to the death penalty?offer your students balanced and complete overviews of today's foremost policy controversies. The ideal reader to lay needed groundwork and spark lively classroom discussion, Issues for Debate in American Public Policy allows students to view an issue from all sides while giving them a window into how policy is actually made and implemented.

Global Issues

Author:
Publisher:
ISBN: STANFORD:36105111851957
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Globalization


Guns in American Society An Encyclopedia of History Politics Culture and the Law 2nd Edition 3 volumes

Author: Gregg Lee Carter
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9780313386718
Release Date: 2012-05-04
Genre: History

Thoroughly updated and greatly expanded from its original edition, this three-volume set is the go-to comprehensive resource on the legal, social, psychological, political, and public health aspects of guns in American life. • 450 alphabetically organized entries, including 100 new for this edition, covering key issues (suicide, video games and gun violence, firearm injury statistics) and events (workplace shootings, the Virginia Tech massacre) • 102 expert contributors from all academic fields involved in studying the causes and effects of gun violence • A chronology of pivotal moments and controversies in the history of firearm ownership and use in the United States • An exhaustive bibliography of print and online resources covering all aspects of the study of guns in the United States • Appendices on federal gun laws, state gun laws, and pro- and anti-gun-control organizations

Qualitative Comparative Analysis QCA und Fuzzy Sets

Author: Carsten Q. Schneider
Publisher: Barbara Budrich
ISBN: 9783866490680
Release Date: 2007-01-01
Genre: Computers

Dieses Buch führt in ,Qualitative Comparative Analysis' (QCA) ein, eine neuartige Methode zum systematischen qualitativen Fallvergleich. Dabei werden die ältere QCA-Version, die Fuzzy-Set-Variante und jüngste Neuerungen mit theoretischen Darstellungen, Beispielen aus der Forschungspraxis und �bungsaufgaben ausführlich und verständlich dargestellt. Im Buch werden die mathematischen Grundlagen der Methode, die auf Boolescher Algebra und Fuzzy-Algebra basieren, auf einfach verständliche Weise erklärt, die computergestützte Durchführung der Analysen anschaulich vorgestellt, und die Nützlichkeit der Methode an mehreren Beispielen aus der empirischen Forschungspraxis demonstriert. �bungsaufgaben zu allen Kapiteln runden die Darstellung ab. Dabei gehen die Autoren auf neueste Entwicklungen innerhalb von QCA und fsQCA wie Evaluationsparameter, Zwei-Schritt-Ansätze und den Wahrheitstafelalgorithmus ein. Das Buch von Schneider und Wagemann - beide mit langjähriger Erfahrung in Forschung und Lehre auf dem Gebiet - stellt damit den aktuellen Stand der Entwicklung von QCA und fsQCA dar und wendet sich sowohl an Studenten als auch an ForschungspraktikerInnen. THIS BOOK IS IN GERMAN ONLY.