Social Problems

Social Problems

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Professor Doob's Social Problems offers a distinctive choice for the instructor with a desire to include a strong historical component in the discussion of social problems.Aslo of note is the Micro-level analyses that conclude each chapter, relating an applied perspective to previously discussed topics. Features: * Addresses major social problems in the United States, including the abuse of power, environmental pollution, urban decay, racism, sexism, crime, and juvenile delinquency. * Chapters open with thorough historical sections that provide extensive contextual information about the issues discussed. * Running theme of conflict presents current theory as on trial, vulnerable to conceptual critique or empirical change. * Nine chapter format makes this text an ideal match with a sociological reader.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 448 pages
  • 195.58 x 246.38 x 15.24mm | 498.95g
  • Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc
  • Belmont, CA, United States
  • 0155006363
  • 9780155006362

Table of contents

Introduction. The Corporate State. Abundance and Destruction: Environmental Problems. The Modern Urban Crisis. Racism in the Land of Dreams. Sexism: Starting at Home. Challenges of Youth. Crime and Violence. Conclusion
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