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Cases on Social Issues: For Class Discussion - 2nd Edition

Title: Cases on Social Issues: For Class Discussion - 2nd Edition: .
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Name(s): Doyle, Brianna, author
Shan Li, Celine Wai, author
John, Gregory, author
Gill, Gursimrat, author
Beavington, Lee, author
Sangha, Lesli, author
Garg, Nikhil, author
Kabaria, Richa, author
Kulewksa, Sarah, author
Parmar, Simrenprit, author
Htun, Thalin, author
Athembo, Winifred, author

Maultsaid, Deirdre, editor
Type of Resource: Supplemental
Date Issued: 2023
Abstract/Description: This Open Education resource, “Cases on Social Issues: For Class Discussion – 2nd Edition”, includes valuable cases for student use on issues of discrimination, diversity, equity, inclusion and general social issues in the workplace. Included are cases for discussion on workplace scenarios as follows: homophobia; working with Indigenous communities; oil and gas pipelines and the family ranch; invisible disabilities; employee anxiety; safety for women, transgender women and non-binary people; and the bullying of new immigrants and refugees. The critical events portrayed in the cases are realistic and emotional, and most feature the experiences of under-represented and marginalized people. These thoughtful, contemporary cases pose ethical dilemmas about social issues that encourage post-secondary students and instructors to have stimulating, inclusive, and compassionate discussions. Inspired by input from post-secondary students and authored by students and people who are usually under-represented in education material, this resource is designed for upper-level undergraduate or graduate students in the humanities, social sciences, business, healthcare, science, agriculture, environmental studies, Indigenous studies, land use studies, law and more. Each case is supplemented with modifiable discussion prompts, notes for teaching strategies, and a short reading list.
Identifier: syg2000_05 (IID)
Note(s):

Introduction to Sociology, SYG2000. This is supplemental material.
Subject(s): Sociology
Links: https://open.umn.edu/opentextbooks/textbooks/cases-on-social-issues-for-class-discussion
Use and Reproduction: CC BY-NC
Host Institution: FLVC
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