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Understanding Social Problems, 7th Edition / Edition 7
     

Understanding Social Problems, 7th Edition / Edition 7

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by Linda A. Mooney
 

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ISBN-10: 049581296X

ISBN-13: 2900495812967

Pub. Date: 02/16/2010

Publisher: Cengage Learning

This new edition provides a comprehensive, theoretically balanced, humanistic and student-centered approach to studying social problems. Its widely praised features and pedagogy actively engage readers like no other textbook on the market. In a sea of dull, expensive hardcover texts, UNDERSTANDING SOCIAL PROBLEMS is a lively, affordable, attractive paperback

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This new edition provides a comprehensive, theoretically balanced, humanistic and student-centered approach to studying social problems. Its widely praised features and pedagogy actively engage readers like no other textbook on the market. In a sea of dull, expensive hardcover texts, UNDERSTANDING SOCIAL PROBLEMS is a lively, affordable, attractive paperback introduction to the study of social problems.

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ISBN-13:
2900495812967
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
02/16/2010
Series:
Available Titles CengageNOW Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
704

Table of Contents

1. Thinking about Social Problems.
Section 1: Problems of Well-Being.
2. Illness and the Health Care Crisis.
3. Alcohol and Other Drugs.
4. Crime and Violence.
5. Family Problems.
Section 2: Problems of Human Diversity.
6. The Young and the Old.
7. Gender Inequality.
8. Race and Ethnic Relations.
9. Sexual Orientation.
Section 3: Problems of Inequality and Power.
10. The Haves and Have-Nots.
11. Work and Unemployment.
12. Problems in Education.
13. Cities in Crisis.
Section 4: Problems of Modernization.
14. Science and Technology.
15. Population and the Environmental Problems.
16. Conflict Around the World.
Epilogue.
Appendix A: Methods of Data Analysis.
Glossary.
References.
Name Index.
Subject Index.

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Understanding Social Problems, 7th Edition 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
socio401 More than 1 year ago
This is one of the best texts on the market for current information regarding sociological problems world wide. Well written and encourage students to think. Highly recommended.
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