Author: Anna Leon-Guerrero
Pub Date: September 2010
Student Study Site
This student study site is intended to enhance students' understanding of Social Problems: Community, Policy, and Social Action, Third Edition by Anna Leon-Guerrero. Please note that all the materials on this site are especially geared toward maximizing the potential for students to learn and enhance class discussion.
The following materials are available on this site:
Author Video Cast
How To Read a Research Article
Web Links to Organizations and Sociological Resources
Three learning guides on community, policy and service learning accompany your text. These guides are intended for practical use by undergraduate students enrolled in Social Problems, Contemporary Issues, or Community Sociology courses. Each guide includes a set of exercises which can be assigned as individual or group work by your instructor. The exercises include a range of activities – web based to community based research. Links to relevant community and informational resources are included in your Community Guide. The guides appear on both the Student and Instructor websites.
The following resources correspond directly to the icons in your text.
What Does It Mean To Me?
Journal Article Links
Internet and Community Exercises
New, relevant resources and current events will be added here periodically to keep you up-to-date.
A photographic essay assignment is included on the study site to enable students to experience visual sociology. The photographic essay is an exciting and effective pedagogical technique that is ideally suited for Social Problems courses.
Acknowledgments and Thanks
We would like to thank our author, Anna Leon-Guerrero, of Pacific Lutheran University, for all of her hard work on Social Problems: Community, Policy, and Social Action, Third Edition.
We would also like to thank Mark Guillette of Valencia Community College, Kathryn Hovey of New Mexico State University, and Candace Mary MacGillivery of Schoolcraft College for creating and updating many of the resources provided on this site and in the interactive e-book. Their dedication and perseverance has made these materials into detailed, thorough, and learning-friendly products.
One additional word of thanks to Elise Caffee, Editorial Consultant at Ginger Editorial Services, for her help in selecting the state rankings data, audio, and video links found throughout the chapters.
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