Social Problems

Social Problems

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For one-quarter/semester Social Problems courses.

This best-selling text probes the nature and causes of today's major social problems. It examines the social control and social action issues inherent to each problem and includes balanced viewpoints, research and policy. Topics are organized in a micro to macro format, presenting first problems of the individual and then those of society, in order to show their interrelationships.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 576 pages
  • 208.8 x 291.6 x 21.8mm | 1,170.28g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 11th edition
  • 0131115626
  • 9780131115620

Table of contents

1. Sociological Perspectives on Social Problems.

2. Problems of Health and Health Care.

3. Problems of Mental Illness and Treatment.

4. Alcohol and Other Drugs.

5. Crime and Violence.

6. Poverty Amid Affluence.

7. Racism, Prejudice, and Discrimination.

8. Gender and Sexuality.

9. An Aging Society.

10. The Changing Family.

11. Problems of Education.

12. Problems of Work and the Economy.

13. Urban Problems.

14. Population and Immigration.

15. Technology and the Environment.

16. Terrorism and War.
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