ERIC Number: EJ648143
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
Putting the Pieces Together: Using Jane Smiley's "A Thousand Acres" in Sociology of Families.
Hall, Kelley J.
Teaching Sociology, v28 n4 p370-78 Oct 2000
Addresses the use of fiction to teach undergraduate students about sociological theories and concepts. Discusses how "A Thousand Acres" (Jane Smiley) was used in a sociology of families course. Includes descriptions of the plot and themes in the book and the group work and paper assigned in conjunction with Smiley's novel. (CMK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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