Seeing the Social Context: Readings to Accompany Social Problems / Edition 1

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This brief and economical reader, edited by Jim Henslin, is a good choice for any social problems course—in combination with Henslin’ Social Problems: A Down-to-Earth Approach, another social problems text, or by itself.

Seeing the Social Context can be ordered separately or value-packed with Social Problems: A Down-to-Earth Approach, Eighth Edition, for an additional $5 net. The package ISBN is: 0-205-59088-8.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780205568758
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Publication date: 7/3/2007
  • Series: MySocKit Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 192
  • Sales rank: 1,229,005
  • Product dimensions: 6.92 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.36 (d)

Table of Contents

Article 1 The Sociological Perspective: "The Forest for the Trees," by Allan G. Johnson

Article 2 Aging: "Maintaining Identity While Preparing for Death," by David R. Unruh

Article 3 HumanSexual behavior: " Reactions to Being a Lesbian," by Nancy Naples

Article 4 Alcohol and Other Drugs: "Upper-Level Drug Dealers and Smugglers," by Patricia A. Adler and Peter Adler

Article 5 Violence in Society: "'Riding the Bull at Gilley’s': Convicted Rapists Describe the Rewards of Rape," by Diana Scully and Joseph Marolla

Article 6 Crime and Criminal Justice: "Police Accounts of Normal Force," by Jennifer Hunt

Article 7 Economic Problems: "The Lives of Homeless Women," Elliot Liebow

Article 8 Race and Ethnic Relations: "The Racist Mind," by Raphael Ezekiel

Article 9 Sex Discrimination: "Women in the Military," by Laura L. Miller

Article 10 Medical Care: "On Being Sane in Insane Places," by David L. Rosenhan

Article 11 Family: "Ambiguous Loss," by Celia Jaes Falicov

Article 12 Urban Problems: "A Sociological Analysis of the Law of Vagrancy," by William J. Chambliss

Article 13 Population and Food: "Why Can’t People Feed Themselves?" by Francis Moore Laapé and Joseph Collins

Article 14 The Environment: "Easter’s End," by Jared Diamond

Article 15 War and Terrorism: "Child Soldiers," by Mike Wessells

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