Understanding Social Problems / Edition 2

Understanding Social Problems / Edition 2

by David Knox, Caroline Schacht, Linda A. Mooney
     
 

ISBN-10: 0534565115

ISBN-13: 9780534565114

Pub. Date: 08/28/1999

Publisher: Wadsworth

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…  See more details below

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534565114
Publisher:
Wadsworth
Publication date:
08/28/1999
Series:
Sociology - Introductory Level Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
560
Product dimensions:
8.05(w) x 9.93(h) x 0.82(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Thinking about Social Problems1
Ch. 2Illness and Health Care35
Ch. 3Alcohol and Other Drugs63
Ch. 4Crime and Violence93
Ch. 5Family Problems125
Ch. 6Youth and Aging161
Ch. 7Sexual Orientation191
Ch. 8Gender Inequality221
Ch. 9Racial and Ethnic Relations247
Ch. 10Work281
Ch. 11Wealth and Poverty311
Ch. 12Urban Decline and Growth341
Ch. 13Crisis in Education367
Ch. 14Science and Technology401
Ch. 15Population and the Environment429
Ch. 16Global Conflict463
Epilogue495
Appendix A499
Glossary505
Name Index515
Subject Index525

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