Nonprofit Management: Principles and Practice is a comprehensive textbook written for the Nonprofit Management course, covering the scope and structure of the nonprofit sector, leadership of nonprofits, managing the nonprofit organization, fundraising, earned income strategies, financial management, nonprofit lobbying and advocacy, managing international and global organizations, and social entrepreneurship. Written specifically for students, this text integrates research, theory, and the practitioner literature and includes more than is found in the more prescriptive, practitioner-oriented alternatives. Providing an overview suitable for students enrolled in their first course in the field, the book also includes cases and discussions of advanced issues for those with experience.
- Includes a chapter on Social Entrepreneurship, which examines the theories behind this concept as well as the successful practices of high-impact nonprofits around the world
- Takes a balanced approach to varied perspectives and controversial issues and encompasses traditional concepts as well as new approaches and thinking
- Integrates social sciences research, management theory, and practitioner literature Includes mini-cases to enhance student understanding of the issues involved in real-world situations
- Chapter-ending suggestions for further reading and questions for discussion at the end of each chapter help students apply chapter content to actual nonprofit organizations.
Early chapters instroduce important concepts for developing research ideas, subject sampling, ethics, and data collection to help students understand the process of research. Subsequent "Nuts and Bolts" chapters provide more detailed coverage of these topics and the various types of research. This approach creates a logical scaffolding upon which students can build their knowledge.
* chapter organization mirrors the steps in the research process in the first part of the book and then lays out the details of different types of research designs in the second half. This sequence reflects the logical, natural progression of the research process
* the spaced repetition of concepts follows a proven memory/learning model that maximizes student retention
* Thinking About Research sections at the end of chapters provide a summary of a real research study for students to analyze and relate to the chapter content
* examples and activities in each chapter come from a wide range of psychological settings, giving students a useful overview of real research
* end-of-chapter quizzes
New to this Edition:
* updated with more research examples that relate to different designs and clarifies difficult concepts such as internal validity and the relationship between data collection techniques and various research designs
* Using Research feature at the end of selected chapters help students connect research methods knowledge to reports they encounter in their daily lives and from the media
* Why Should I Care About Research discussion added to the end of Chapter 1 helps students put the course and methods skills they are learning in context with their future goals
* Expanded Test Yourself questions at the end of chapters provide more practice for students
* Updated to conform to the latest guidelines of the APA style Manual, 6th Edition
* Password-protected Instructor Resource Site include a test bank, PowerPoint slides, sample syllabi, answers/tips for the in-text questions, an answer key for the Lab Manual and class discussion topics and activities.
* An open-access student study site provides chapter summaries and objectives, E-flashcards, Web quizzes, additional SPSS data examples, SAGE journal articles, and additional Web resources.
In a society saturated by mass media, from newspapers and magazines, television and radio, to digital video projects and the Internet, iPods and TiVo, most students possess a great deal of media knowledge and experience before they ever enter the classroom. What they often lack, however, is a broader framework for understanding the relationship between media and society.
Media/Society: Industries, Images, and Audiences provides that context and helps students develop skills for critically evaluating both conventional wisdom and onee(tm)s own assumptions about the social role of the media.
Previous editions of Media/Society introduced thousands of students to a sociologically informed analysis of the media process. The Fourth Edition builds on this success with new material on students as producers (e.g., YouTube), revised Internet resources, the latest data on the media industry, new examples from the independent media sector, and updated discussions of media policy, online media, and independent media.
Media/Society is unique among media texts in that it offers:
e A sociological approach that examines overarching relationships between the various components of the media process - the industry, its products, audiences, technology - and the broader social world
e An integrated study of mass media that looks at media technologies, collective influences, and connections between mass media issues that are often treated as separate
e An examination of how economic and political constraints affect the media and how audiences actively construct their own interpretations of media messages
“This book uses everyday language that will captivate students’ attention and embed practical knowledge to supplement the technical.”
—Gaetane Jean-Marie, University of Oklahoma
“The key strengths of the text are the passion and the enthusiasm that Dr. Maxwell has for qualitative research after all these years. I feel I can also utilize these concepts on my own research team and take them out of the classroom and into research team meetings with colleagues.”
—Deborah Gioia, University of Maryland, Baltimore
“I really liked this book. I found myself taking notes and saying “yes” so many times because Maxwell captures the research process so well and provides many points worth quoting. As a faculty mentor, I particularly see the value of this book for my students who are conducting qualitative dissertations.”
—Mary S. Enright, Capella University
- David Carlone, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
"I particularly like the interactive focus and believe that helps students to more realistically engage qualitative research design. It certainly lives up to its billing as a good guidebook, and I appreciate the fact that the author really concentrates on useful content, exercises, insights, and examples, and leaves extensive theory discussions to others."
- Sharon L. Caudle, Texas A & M University
The book is a readable summary of contemporary research and practice across a broad spectrum of topics. Practical applications are discussed where pertinent, and case law discussions are found throughout the text.
This book is designed for undergraduate and graduate students studying forensic psychology in psychology, criminal justice, and criminology courses. This book will also be of interest to mental health professionals and anyone looking for a basic overview of the field.
New to the Third Edition:
- more real-life cases, new guest essays, and 2-3 new photos per chapter involve students in the 'human side' of forensic psychology
- new information on timely topics - such as relationships between mental disorders and crime and violence, sexual deviance, death penalty mitigation, restorative justice initiatives, arson and typologies of juvenille offenders, sexual harassment, and criminal sentencing
- new focus boxes cover drug courts, doctoral programs in forensic psychology, the 'choking game', the Innocence Project, bias crime, and many others
- a greater emphasis on clinical psychology throughout
- thoroughly revised coverage of police psychology
- substantially re-organized material on profiling
- revised and expanded lecturer resources and student study site
Key Features of the Third Edition:
- broad coverage makes the text ideal for undergraduate and postgraduate students of both criminology and psychology
- exposes readers to the many careers related to forensic psychology
- concentrates on the application side of the field, focusing on research-based forensic practice to emphasize the use of psychological knowledge, concepts, and principles
- emphasises the multicultural perspective that is an integral part of the day-to-day work of all practicing and research psychologists
- in-text learning aids include chapter-opening learning objectives, chapter-ending review questions, chapter summaries, and a glossary of key terms.
New to the Third Edition:
* A new chapter on the Internet and social media, showing how it has become both a tool for recognizing warning signs as well as a key channel for communicating with stakeholders during a crisis
* Updated discussion throughout to reflect the importance of the online world: The book explores the concept of paracrisis; covers online preparations organizations should make; considers the effects of social media on the crisis response; and explores the emergence of online memorials
* Integrates crisis management with three other proactive management functions - issues management, risk management, and reputation management - demonstrating that the best way to manage a crisis is to prevent one
* A new epilogue summarizing key lessons for managers from the vast crisis communication research literature.
* "What would you do?" cases are included throughout. With information from a real crisis event, a series of questions allow students to apply concepts in the chapter to the case
* Discussion Questions are provided at the end of each chapter, helping readers extend their understanding of the material.
Filled with thought-provoking examples, photos, quotes, cases, and stories that spark students' interest and challenge them to reconsider existing viewpoints, the Seventh Edition of An Introduction to Intercultural Communication prepares today's readers to successfully navigate our increasingly global community.
Using a historical framework that places current topics in context, author Fred E. Jandt integrates media as a variable in advancing issues and ideas, offers a full chapter on women and family, and retains his non-biased presentation of all cultures and ethnic groups. Extremely relevant, this Seventh Edition includes a new focus on social media as well as new challenges evident in ethnic and religious conflict, the role of women, and technology.
New to this edition:
* coverage of social media is integrated throughout
* global examples pulled from international events
* Mary Louise Pratt's material on 'contact zone' between cultures is woven throughout
* 'Focus on Theory' boxes ground the practical material in communication and social theory
* 'Focus on Culture' boxes help students understand cultural norms and practices
* each chapter features a 'Focus on Environment' box
* 'Global Voices' feature uses brief, provocative quotes to introduce students to a diverse range of perspectives
* new and expanded photo essays
* coverage of immigration has been expanded to reflect current developments, including in-country migration in China.
* Intercultural Communication: A Global Reader is available to enhance content within the text
* an updated companion website can be found at www.sagepub.com/jandt7e
In the Fourth Edition:
- A new chapter, Ethical Crisis Leadership, explains five ethical principles and strategies that are essential to fulfilling moral duties during times of crisis.
- 'Leadership Ethics at the Movies' features present short summaries of feature films that portray ethical dilemmas. Discussion starters are included to prompt readers to draw ethical implications and applications from the films.
- 'Self-Assessment' features measure the reader's performance on an important behaviour, skill, or concept discussed in the chapter
- 'Implications and Applications' review key ideas and their ramifications for the reader as a leader
- 'For Further Exploration, Challenge, and Assessment' encourages readers to engage in extended reflection and self-analysis
- 'Focus on Follower Ethics' boxes that broaden coverage of the text and introduce concepts students can apply to their role as followers
- Three cases per chapter offer real-world examples for anlaysis and reflection
- A lengthy reference section at the end of the book serves as a starting point for further research and exploration
Instructors Resources include teaching strategies, a test bank, sample syllabi, assignment descriptions, and more.
Negotiation: Closing Deals, Settling Disputes, and Making Team Decisions: Closing Deals, Settling Disputes, and Making Team Decisions
David S Hames' text combines in a single volume text material, pertinent readings, compehensive cases, role-playing exercises, and questionnaires so that students examine the theory and the practice of negotiation from a varied set of learning tools.
The text also:
- Uses a behaviour modelling framework for learning how to negotiate, to enhance students' intellectual understanding of the negotiating process and their actual ability to negotiate in various settings and scenarios
- Emphasizes the science of negotiation
- Covers current issues of diversity, flattening of organizations, making decisions in teams, and negotiating in an online environment
- Devotes an entire chapter to closing deals, a topic which is often overlooked or given short shrift in other texts.
Evolutionary Psychology: Neuroscience Perspectives concerning Human Behavior and Experience: Neuroscience Perspectives Concerning Human Behavior and Experience
Changing Contours of Work: Jobs and Opportunities in the New Economy: Jobs and Opportunities in the New Economy
The Fourth Edition of Social Marketing is the definitive textbook for the planning and implementation of programs designed to bring about social change. No other text is as comprehensive and foundational when it comes to taking key marketing principles and applying them to campaigns and efforts to influence social action. It provides a solid foundation of fundamental marketing principles and techniques, and then expands them to illustrate techniques specific to practitioners and agencies with missions to enhance public health, prevent injuries, protect the environment, and motivate community involvement.This book is coauthored by arguably the most influential individual in the field of marketing, Philip Kotler, who coined the term "social marketing" in 1971 (with Gerald Zaltman) and Nancy R. Lee, a preeminent lecturer, consultant, and author in social marketing.
- Presents an introductory case for each chapter, and a concluding case for a majority of chapters to demonstrate for students why and how social marketing works.
- Enhances understanding with chapter summaries of key points and questions for discussion.
- Provides a step-by-step guide to developing a marketing plan, with chapters presented sequentially to support planning development and the inclusion of worksheets in the appendix;
- It incorporates contributions from a range of internationally known social marketers who provide real cases to set the stage for each chapter. Past contributors have included individuals from the CDC, National Centre for Social Marketing, AARP, the Office of National Drug Control Policy, and others.
Your Science Classroom: Becoming an Elementary / Middle School Science Teacher: Becoming an Elementary / Middle School Science Teacher
You're not alone.
At any given moment, somewhere in the world someone struggles with the same software design problems you have. You know you don't want to reinvent the wheel (or worse, a flat tire), so you look to Design Patterns--the lessons learned by those who've faced the same problems. With Design Patterns, you get to take advantage of the best practices and experience of others, so that you can spend your time on...something else. Something more challenging. Something more complex. Something more fun.
You want to learn about the patterns that matter--why to use them, when to use them, how to use them (and when NOT to use them). But you don't just want to see how patterns look in a book, you want to know how they look "in the wild". In their native environment. In other words, in real world applications. You also want to learn how patterns are used in the Java API, and how to exploit Java's built-in pattern support in your own code.
You want to learn the real OO design principles and why everything your boss told you about inheritance might be wrong (and what to do instead). You want to learn how those principles will help the next time you're up a creek without a design pattern.
Most importantly, you want to learn the "secret language" of Design Patterns so that you can hold your own with your co-worker (and impress cocktail party guests) when he casually mentions his stunningly clever use of Command, Facade, Proxy, and Factory in between sips of a martini. You'll easily counter with your deep understanding of why Singleton isn't as simple as it sounds, how the Factory is so often misunderstood, or on the real relationship between Decorator, Facade and Adapter.
With Head First Design Patterns, you'll avoid the embarrassment of thinking Decorator is something from the "Trading Spaces" show. Best of all, in a way that won't put you to sleep! We think your time is too important (and too short) to spend it struggling with academic texts.
If you've read a Head First book, you know what to expect--a visually rich format designed for the way your brain works. Using the latest research in neurobiology, cognitive science, and learning theory, Head First Design Patterns will load patterns into your brain in a way that sticks. In a way that lets you put them to work immediately. In a way that makes you better at solving software design problems, and better at speaking the language of patterns with others on your team.
Understanding Global Cultures: Metaphorical Journeys Through 31 Nations, Clusters of Nations, Continents, and Diversity: Metaphorical Journeys Through 31 Nations, Clusters of Nations, Continents, and Diversity
The subject of campaigns has become increasingly high profile in the academic world in the decade since the last edition, and hundreds of new studies on campaign theory and practice have been published since 2001. Moreover, the rise of new media has expanded the array of strategies for designing and implementing campaigns.
Largely rewritten to reflect the latest theories and research, this text continues in the tradition of ongoing improvement and expansion into new areas, including sun protection, organ donation, human rights, social norms, corporate social responsibility, use of condoms, ocean sustainability,fear messages, and digital games. Classic chapters are updated, on topics such as campaign history, theoretical foundations, formative evaluation, systems approaches, input-output persuasion matrix, design and evaluation, meta-analysis, and sense-making methodology.
Empowering Family-Teacher Partnerships: Building Connections Within Diverse Communities: Building Connections Within Diverse Communities
Empowering Family-Teacher Partnerships: Building Connections Within Diverse Communities prepares students to work collaboratively with families and community professionals in support of children's early education and development. Students are invited to develop a personal philosophy of family involvement to guide their work with families and to join a community of learners in relying upon their collective insights and problem-solving skills to address family involvement challenges.prepares students to work collaboratively with families and community professionals in support of children's early education and development. Students are invited to develop a personal philosophy of family involvement to guide their work with families and to join a community of learners in relying upon their collective insights and problem-solving skills to address family involvement challenges.
The author takes a student-centered approach to delivering substantive information and framing activities, providing:
(a) comprehensive coverage of the diversity of family lives represented in classrooms and strategies for working with those families;
- challenges to family involvement and strategies for addressing them;
- strategies for communicating effectively with and empowering families, and
- reflections, activities, tip boxes, and field assignments designed to facilitate students' skills in building positive family-school-community partnerships.
This text offers an extensive array of theories, including all the mainstream approaches as well as contemporary ones such as narrative, feminist, and post-modern. The author provides an integrative framework that allows students to assess the various theories with respect to possible clinical application. By comparing and contrasting the theories, as well as analyzing strengths and weaknesses of each, students will learn to apply them more flexibly in practice.
The book is divided into four major theoretical forces in psychotherapy and introductory sections are provided to help students place a particular theory within a major theoretical period. The four theoretical forces discussed are: (1) psychoanalytical and psychodynamic; (2) behavioral and cognitive school(s); (3) existentialism and humanism; and (4) social constructivism school of psychotherapy. The author discusses social constructivism and then describes at least five theoretical approaches within this theoretical force--solution-focused therapy, narrative therapy, strengths-based therapy, and so on.
A vital and personal aspect of individual identity, culture shapes a person's norms, values, beliefs and practices. This Fourth Edition introduces the sociology of culture and explores cultural phenomena including stories, beliefs, media, ideas, art, religious practices, fashions and rituals from a global-sociological perspective. The author takes a global approach by considering cultural examples from various countries and time periods, by delving into the ways globalization processes are affecting cultures and by offering an explanation of the post-Cold War era culture-related conflicts.
Readers will develop a deeper appreciation of culture and society from this text, gleaning useful insights that will help them overcome cultural misunderstandings, conflicts, and ignorance and will help equip them to live their professional and personal lives as effective, wise citizens of the world.
Case Studies in Organizational Communication: Ethical Perspectives and Practices: Ethical Perspectives and Practices
This volume is a crucial step toward addressing ethical issues, providing a rich and diverse overview of an increasingly important concern for organizations in contemporary society.
* explores some of the most important examples of organizational ethics today: case studies include discussions of dilemmas faced by NASA, Coca-Cola, Mitsubishi, Wal-Mart, the Catholic Church, the war in Iraq, and the tobacco and pharmaceutical industries
* examines a range of ethical dilemmas in diverse organizations: the cases look at a variety of emerging issues in the workplace, such as work/family balance, racism, sexual harassment, offshoring and telecommuting
* offers greater coherence and structure than other case books: the consistent case structure allows instructors and students greater opportunity to compare and contrast cases on comparable terms.
In addition, the book includes extensive instructional materials, often neglected in other case study books. Instructors unfamiliar with the cases are provided with additional pedagogical materials, including a case summary and discussion questions.
Designed for advanced undergraduate and graduate courses in Organizational Communication, this book will be an invaluable resource not only for students but also for anyone interested in ethics, in general, and in organizational ethics, specifically.
Since the passage of Roe v. Wade, the debate over reproductive rights has dominated America's courts, legislatures, and streets. The contributors to The Reproductive Rights Reader embrace reproductive justice for all women, but challenge mainstream legal and political solutions based on protecting free choice via neutral governmental policies, which frequently ignore or jeopardize the interests of women of color and the poor. Instead, the pieces in this interdisciplinary book — including both legal cases and articles by legal scholars, historians, sociologists, political scientists and others — favor a critical analysis that addresses the concrete material conditions that limit choices, the role of law and social policy in creating those conditions, and the gendered power dynamics that inform and are reinforced by the regulation of human reproduction.
The selections demonstrate that the right to choice isn't an automatic guarantee of reproductive justice and gender equality; to truly achieve this ideal it is essential to recognize the complexity of women's reproductive experiences and needs. Divided into four sections, the book examines feminist critiques of medical knowledge and practice; and the legal regulation of pregnancy termination, conception and child-bearing, and behavior during pregnancy.
Designed to help students analyze and understand political developments in the world around them, this unique text covers a wide array of political sociology concepts and theoretical perspectives. The book's proposed multidimensional view emphasizes the interplay between power, inequality, multiple oppressions, and the state. Blending elements of today's prevalent power structure theories, this framework provides students with a unique focus on the structure of power and inequality in society today.
- A critical analysis of commonly ignored theoretical perspectives, including anarchist theory, queer theory, and post-structuralism, provides an interdisciplinary perspective.
- Unique multidimensional topics include class-based, racialized, and gendered state policies and practices in Chapter 7, and paths of resistance, challenge, and subversion, particularly social movements, in Chapter 6.
- Chapter-ending critical thinking and discussion questions ask students to apply the chapter's conceptual frameworks and concepts to contemporary issues or current events.
- Charts and diagrams throughout the book help students process conceptual ideas, data, and a wide range of perspectives.