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Seeing the Social Context: Readings to Accompany Social Problems

James M. Henslin, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville

ISBN-10: 0-205-56875-0

This brief and economical reader, edited by Jim Henslin, is designed to accompany Social Problems: A Down-to-Earth Approach, Eighth Edition. However, this reader is a good choice for any introductory social problems course.

Seeing the Social Context can be purchased separately or value packed, $5 net additional cost, with Social Problems: A Down-to-Earth Approach, 8/e.

Table of Contents

I. The Sociology of Social Problems

11. The Sociological Perspective The Forest for the Trees Allan G. Johnson

12. Aging Maintaining Identity While Preparing for Death David R. Unruh

II. Norm Violations in Social Context

13. Human Sexual Behavior Reactions to Being a Lesbian Nancy Naples

14. Alcohol and Other Drugs Upper-Level Drug Dealers and Smugglers Patricia A. Adler and Peter Adler

15. Violence in Society “Riding the Bull at Gilley’s”: Convicted Rapists Describe the Rewards of Rape Diana Scully
and Joseph Marolla

16. Crime and Criminal Justice Police Accounts of Normal Force Jennifer Hunt

III. Problems of Social Inequality

17. Economic Problems The Lives of Homeless Women Elliot Liebow

18. Race and Ethnic Relations The Racist Mind Raphael Ezekiel

19. Sex Discrimination Women in the Military Laura L. Miller

10. Medical Care On Being Sane in Insane Places David L. Rosenhan

Iv. Social Change and MegaProblems

11. Family Ambiguous Loss Celia Jaes Falicov

12. Urban Problems A Sociological Analysis of the Law of Vagrancy William J. Chambliss

13. Population and Food Why Can’t People Feed Themselves? Francis Moore Laapé and Joseph Collins

14. The Environment The End of Easter Jared Diamond

15. War and Terrorism Child Soldiers Mike Wessells

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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: 451,792
  • 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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