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Social World Workbook and Social World Workbook 2d Edition

UW-L Author: William Zollweg, Ph.D.
Copyright: 2005
Publisher: Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company

Zollweg, William. Social World Workbook. Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt Publishing Company, 2005.

The Social World Workbook is a series of individual field experiments that introductory level sociology students conduct throughout the course. Each experiment gives students real world applications for some of the major concepts presented in the introductory course. The field experiments are divided into three major areas; Sociological Imagination (norms and values), Deviance and Crime, and Sex Roles Socialization. Each area of the workbook corresponds to the substantive areas of the course The Social World (Soc 110).

About the Author

B.A., M.A., University of Northern Colorado; Ph.D., Western Michigan University. Bill teaches Social Psychology, the Sociology of Small Groups, Applied Social Research, Sociology of Sport, Marriage and Family, Drugs and Society, and The Social World. He has conducted a series of applied research projects with various clients in the area and region, including the United Way of La Crosse, the Coulee Council on Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse, and the Wisconsin Departments of Transportation (repeat drunk drivers) and Health and Human Services (diabetes among Native Americans). Most recently, Bill has been researching Autistic Spectrum Disorder treatments, which has resulted in published journal articles in Audiology and Medicine. He is currently working on research alternative criminal justice sanctions. In La Crosse County he is the Federal Evaluator for the Drug Court Program and in Trempealeau County he was the Federal Evaluator for four different alternative criminal justice programs.

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