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Kids These Days

Author : Karen Sternheimer
ISBN : 0742546683
Genre : Social Science
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This book focuses on early childhood to late teen issues like kidnapping and child safety, childhood obesity, school safety and zero tolerance policies, teen drivers, hazing, bullying and risk-taking behavior. Fear of and fear for youth is a rite of passage, a common lament that comes with change. Young people both represent and must deal with the consequences of these fluctuations, and are actually often better behaved than their predecessors.

The Study Of Children In Religions

Author : Susan B. Ridgely
ISBN : 9780814776469
Genre : Religion
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Research in religious studies has traditionally focused on adult subjects since working with children presents significantly more challenges to the researcher, such as getting the research protocol passed by the Internal Review Board, obtaining permission from parents and schools, and figuring out how to make sense of young worldviews. The Study of Children in Religions provides scholars with a comprehensive source to assist them in addressing many of the issues that often stop researchers from pursuing projects involving children. This handbook offers a broad range of methodological and conceptual models for scholars interested in conducting work with children. It not only illuminates some of the legal and ethical issues involved in working with youth and provides guidance in getting IRB approval, but also presents specific case studies from scholars who have engaged in child-centered research and here offer the fruits of their experience. Cases include those that use interviews and drawings to work with children in contemporary settings, as well as more historically focused endeavors to use material culture—such as Sunday school projects or religious board games—to study children’s religious lives in past eras. The Study of Children in Religions offers concrete help to those who wish to conduct research on children and religion but are unsure of how to get started or how to frame their research.

Fountain Of Youth

Author : Daniel M. Shea
ISBN : 0742539660
Genre : Political Science
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Fountain of Youth examines the tactics and the strategies for youth mobilization. While the central focus of the book is on the role of local political parties in registering and getting young voters to the polls, the editors and contributors examine a broad range of possible and long-term solutions."

The Hazing Reader

Author : Hank Nuwer
ISBN : 0253216540
Genre : Education
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Presents a collection of articles on hazing, covering such topics as military hazing, hazing and gender, hazing and the law, and hazing in fraternal organizations.

Choice

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105131538881
Genre : Academic libraries
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Celebrity Culture And The American Dream

Author : Karen Sternheimer
ISBN : 9781317689683
Genre : SOCIAL SCIENCE
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Celebrity Culture and the American Dream, Second Edition considers how major economic and historical factors shaped the nature of celebrity culture as we know it today, retaining the first edition’s examples from the first celebrity fan magazines of 1911 to the present and expanding to include updated examples and additional discussion on the role of the internet and social media in today’s celebrity culture. Equally important, the book explains how and why the story of Hollywood celebrities matters, sociologically speaking, to an understanding of American society, to the changing nature of the American Dream, and to the relation between class and culture. This book is an ideal addition to courses on inequalities, celebrity culture, media, and cultural studies.

Childhood In American Society

Author : Karen Sternheimer
ISBN : 0205617131
Genre : Social Science
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This anthology from scholarly literature about children explores the ways society makes meaning of the period called childhood, the social forces that shape children, and the strategies children use to influence each other, their familes, and the larger adult world. The anthology includes 34 readings in 7 topic areas: I. Meanings of Childhood II. Theorizing Childhood III. Studying Children IV. Relationships V. Constructing Race, Ethnicity and Gender VI. Popular Culture, Consumption and Play VII. Social Problems and Inequality

Connecting Social Problems And Popular Culture

Author : Karen Sternheimer
ISBN : 0813344174
Genre : Social Science
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Refuting common claims that pop culture sources cause most societal problems, a social analysis traces key problems back to poverty, child abuse, and unequal public education while outlining such potential solutions as welfare reform and a two-tiered health-care system. Original.

The Social Scientist S Soapbox

Author : Karen Sternheimer
ISBN : 113805643X
Genre : Sociology
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Whether your goal is to share little known or misunderstood information, work to create policy changes, or raise awareness about a pressing social issue, this book will help you start communicating with the public and share your research with a broader audience. Using examples from social scientists who have successfully navigated the public sphere, as well as first-hand accounts of the ups and downs of the writing, publishing, and promoting process, The Social Scientist's Soapbox: Adventures in Writing Public Sociology presents readers with step-by-step suggestions on how to get started, stay motivated, and complete both large and small writing projects for public audiences. Now, more than ever, social scientists need to share our ideas with the public, as misinformation, disinformation, and outright lies have filtered into the public discourse and policymaking.

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ISBN : IND:30000070501659
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