Social Problems: A Canadian Perspective / Edition 3

Social Problems: A Canadian Perspective / Edition 3

by Lorne Tepperman, James Curtis
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0195432398

ISBN-13: 9780195432398

Pub. Date: 12/09/2011

Publisher: Oxford Canada

Building upon the foundations students gain in introductory sociology courses,Social Problems: A Canadian Perspective examines the social dynamics and consequences of Canadian and global social problems such as poverty, unemployment, crime, drug abuse, health, war, and terrorism. These problems are discussed and examined through theoretical paradigms such as

Overview

Building upon the foundations students gain in introductory sociology courses,Social Problems: A Canadian Perspective examines the social dynamics and consequences of Canadian and global social problems such as poverty, unemployment, crime, drug abuse, health, war, and terrorism. These problems are discussed and examined through theoretical paradigms such as structural functionalism, conflict and feminist theories, symbolic interactionism, and social constructionism.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195432398
Publisher:
Oxford Canada
Publication date:
12/09/2011
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
528
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

PART 1: INTRODUCTION
1. What are social problems?
PART 2: INEQUALITIES
2. Class, poverty, and economic inequalities
3. Race and ethnic relations
4. Gender relations
5. Sexualities
6. Age group relations
PART 3: OUTCOMES
7. Crime and violence
8. Addictions
9. Health issues
10. War and terrorism
PART 4: DOMAINS
11. Families
12. Workplaces
13. Schools
14. Populations, cities and neighbourhoods
15. The natural environment
PART 5: THE FUTURE
16. What problems are on the way?

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