The new edition of this acclaimed book offers twenty-six new case studies on student affairs issues that reflect the complexity of today's environment at colleges and universities. The cases present a challenging array of problems to tackle, such as racial diversity, campus violence, alcohol abuse, and student activism. The campus settings range from large research universities, community college campuses, historically black institutions, and residential liberal arts colleges. An excellent teaching tool, the book challenges students to consider multiple overlapping issues within a single case study. The book is also intended for student affairs workshops or for new or experienced professionals in student affairs. Outstanding features include: A two-part structure that sets the stage for case study methods and links student affairs theory with practical applications Cases set in a wide variety of institution types and locations Complex case studies reflecting the multifaceted issues student affairs professionals face in today's college university environment
Table of Contents
Foreword. Preface. Theory in a Practical World, F. Stage & M. Dannells. The Theories We Link, F. Stage, J. Downey, & M. Dannells. Case Analysis in Action. M. Dannells & F. Stage, Contributors: M. Amey & D. Hardy. Cases in Organization and Administration, Contributors: F. Hamrick, S. Komives, K. Douglas, W. Tobin, J. Dawson-Threat, V. Rosser & S. Brown. Cases in Advising and Counseling, Contributors: A. Butler, M. Dannells, G. Droogsma, F. Stage, J. Nelson, f. Hamrick, H. Wilkins & J. Castellanos. Cases in Residence Life, Contributors: A. Kezar, P. Volp, A. Anderson, J. Downey, J. Nelson & F. Hamrick. Cases in Student Activities, Contributors: J. Kinzie, P. Muller, C. Engstrom, S. Nelson, M. Brown, S. Thomas, G. Anaya, M. Casillas, R. DeBard, F. Hamrick, W. Dougharty & M. Elmore. Cases on Academic Issues, Contributors: R. Russell, G. Londergan, J. Lambert, M. Jennings, S. Cisar, J. Kinzie & R. Schwartz. Cases Involving Legal and Judicial Matters, Contributors: B. Ropers-Huilman, B. Ropers-Huilman, T. Hall, K. McCaig, C. Lovell, M. Brown, S. Thomas & M. Coomes.