ERIC Number: EJ433634
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: 0
Social Exchange Theory as a Conceptual Framework for Teaching the Sociological Perspective.
O'Brien, Jodi A.; Kollock, Peter
Teaching Sociology, v19 n2 p140-53 Apr 1991
Uses social exchange theory as a conceptual framework for developing the sociological imagination. Explains this counters a trend toward an emphasis on social forces as behavioral determinants and the omission of values in the classroom. States exchange theory emphasizes how individual action collectively changes the social structure. Applies theory to personal relationships, power, institutions, and social dilemmas. (Author/NL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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