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

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

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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