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SIMSOC: simulated society

William A Gamson

SIMSOC: simulated society

participants manual with selected readings

by William A Gamson

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Published by Free Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social sciences -- Methodology,
  • Game theory,
  • Social control

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby William A. Gamson
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings)
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22800789M

    SIMSOC (pronounced sim'-sock), a unique social process game, was developed to make social science more vivid than has been possible with traditional teaching methods. It is designed to be played WITHOUT the use of a computer. SIMSOC is a way to actively involve students in processes of large-scale conflict, protest, social control, and social change/10(4).   An Overview SIMSOC (which is pronounced sim-sock and stands for simulated society) is the most versatile role-playing game in the world. It has been used by hundreds of thousands of people and tens of thousands of groups, in introductory sociology courses and business seminars, for firsthand understanding of the forces that determine success or failure in any group or society.

    SIMSOC, short for Simulated Society, is a highly experiential, interactive, dynamic group leadership and team building exercise where participants create a mock community, encountering real-world challenges and opportunities that occur when governing a society. The players take on a variety of roles and grapple with issues like abuses of power. The official guide to SIMSOC, the dynamic group simulation game whose “potential for stimulating the learning process is staggering” (Teaching Sociology), in which players grapple with the challenge of governing SIMSOC, players confront issues like abuse of power, justice, diversity, trust, and leadership as they negotiate their way through labor-management strife, /5(13).

    SIMSOC: Simulated Society, Participant's Manual (eBook) by William A. Gamson (Author), isbn, synopsis:The official guide to SIMSOC, the dynamic group 3/5(1). SIMSOC SIMULATED SOCIETY PARTI: Simulated Society: Participant's Manual de Gamson, William A.; Peppers, Larry G. en - ISBN - ISBN - FREE PR - - Tapa blanda/5(11).


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About the Author William A. Gamson, the former President of the American Sociological Association, is also a former Guggenheim Fellow and Professor in Boston College's Sociology Department.

He is the creator of SIMSOC and author of Talking Politics, The Strategy of Social Protest, and Power and Discontent, among other books/5(18). An Overview SIMSOC (which is pronounced sim-sock and stands for simulated society) is the most versatile role-playing game in the ed on: J   Overview The official guide to SIMSOC, the dynamic group simulation game whose “potential for stimulating the learning process is staggering” (Teaching Sociology), in which players grapple with the challenge of governing : Free Press.

About The Book The official guide to SIMSOC, the dynamic group simulation game whose “potential for stimulating the learning process is staggering” (Teaching Sociology), in which players grapple with the challenge of governing ed on: J Simsoc book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. SIMSOC (which is pronounced sim-sock and stands for simulated society) is the most /5. SIMSOC attempts to creat a situation in which the student must actively question the nature fo the social order and examine the process of social conflict and control.

It is intended to be used with a conventional classroom discussion and readings. Read more Read less The Amazon Book Reviews:   SIMSOC (simulated society) is a social process game for actively involving students at the college level (and adults in leadership training programs) in the processes of conflict, protest, social control and social change.

This edition represents a newly revised version of the game. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR ()Brand: Free Press. The official guide to SIMSOC, the dynamic group simulation game whose “potential for stimulating the learning process is staggering” (Teaching Sociology), in which players grapple with the challenge of governing SIMSOC, players confront issues like abuse of power, justice, diversity, trust, and leadership as they negotiate their way through labor-management strife, Released on: J (Simulated Society) SIMSOC is a highly participative simulation reflecting the challenges of society.

Participants create their own community complete with political parties, industries, and economic classes. The simulation requires a minimum of 15 participants and a maximum of   Simsoc Simulated Society, according to the participation manual is: "A dynamic group simulation game that forces participants to cope with the daily problems of governing society.

Assuming a variety of roles, the players grapple with issues like abuse of power, justice, diversity, trust and leadership as they negotiate their way through labor. Description The official guide to SIMSOC, the dynamic group simulation game whose “potential for stimulating the learning process is staggering” (Teaching Sociology), in which players grapple with the challenge of governing society.

SIMSOC (which is pronounced sim-sock and stands for simulated society) is the most versatile role-playing game in the world. It has been used by hundreds of thousands of people and tens of. SIMSOC (which is pronounced sim-sock and stands for simulated society) is the most versatile role-playing game in the world.

It has been used by hundreds of thousands of people and tens of thousands of groups, in introductory sociology courses and business seminars, for firsthand understanding of the forces that determine success or failure in any.

Simon and Schuster, - Social Science - pages 0 Reviews The official guide to SIMSOC, the dynamic group simulation game whose.

SIMSOC: Participant's Manual SIMSOC is a dynamic group simulation game that forces participants to cope with the daily problems of governing : Free Press. Description: SIMSOC (simulated society) is a social process game for actively involving students at the college level (and adults in leadership training programs) in the processes of conflict, protest, social control and social change.

This edition. SIMSOC helps participants gain insight into the multi-faceted complexities of maintaining a “society.” During the activity participants are placed in a situation where communication, trust, problem-solving, and face-to-face interactions are a must. SIMSOC is an excellent teaching tool for those who need to truly “experience” the complexities of working with the broad spectrum.

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About the Author William A. Gamson, the former President of the American Sociological Association, is also a former Guggenheim Fellow and Professor in Boston College's Sociology Department. He is the creator of SIMSOC and author of Talking Politics, The Strategy of Social Protest, and Power and Discontent, among other books/5(15).

The official guide to SIMSOC, the dynamic group simulation game whose "potential for stimulating the learning process is staggering" (Teaching Sociology), in which players grapple with the challenge of governing society.

In SIMSOC, players confront issues like abuse of power, justice, diversity, trust, and leadership as they negotiate their way through labor-management strife, Brand: William A Gamson; Larry G Peppers. SIMSOC: Simulated Society, Coordinator's Manual: Coordinator's Manual, Fifth Edition: William A.

Gamson, Larry G. Peppers: Books - ews: 3.The official guide to SIMSOC, the dynamic group simulation game whose “potential for stimulating the learning process is staggering” (Teaching Sociology), in which players grapple with the challenge of governing SIMSOC, players confront issues like abuse of power, justice, diversity, trust, and leadership as they negotiate their way through labor-management strife.

SIMSOC: Simulated Society, Participant's Manual: Fifth Edition (Participant's Manual) by William A. Gamson. Free Press, Paperback. Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition.

All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include .