The Cambridge Handbook of Social Problems: Volume 2

The Cambridge Handbook of Social Problems: Volume 2

by A. Javier Treviño

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ISBN-13: 9781108623346
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 03/22/2018
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 7 MB

About the Author

A. Javier Trevi�o, Professor of Sociology at Wheaton College, Massachusetts, is the author and editor of several books including The Social Thought of C. Wright Mills (2012), The Development of Sociological Theory: Readings from the Enlightenment to the Present (2017), C. Wright Mills and the Cuban Revolution: An Exercise in the Art of Sociological Imagination (2017), and Investigating Social Problems (Second Edition, 2018). He has served as President of the Justice Studies Association (2000�002) and as President of the Society for the Study of Social Problems (2010�011). He was a Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Sussex (2006), a Fulbright Scholar to the Republic of Moldova (2009), and since 2014 has been a Visiting Professor in Social and Political Theory at the University of Innsbruck, Austria.

Table of Contents

Part I. Problems Related to Health, Safety, and Security: 1. Illness and health care Erin Ruel and Amanda Powell; 2. Mental illness and social problems Joan Busfield; 3. Substance abuse Clayton Mosher and Scott Akins; 4. Epidemics, pandemics, and outbreaks Martin French, Eric Mykhalovskiy and Carmen Lamothe; 5. Disaster as social problem and social construct Kathleen Tierney; 6. Surveillance S. E. Costanza; 7. Domestic spying: a historical-comparative perspective Mathieu Deflem, Derek M. D. Silva and Anna S. Rogers; 8. Computer hacking as a social problem Brian Alleyne; 9. War and militarism Daniel Burland; 10. The social problem of terrorism Pat Lauderdale and Annamarie Oliverio; 11. Genocide Christopher Powell; Part II. Problems Related to Crime and Violence: 12. The problem of crime Walter S. DeKeseredy; 13. Corporate malfeasance as a social problem Melissa Rorie; 14. The construction of school bullying as a social problem Jeffrey W. Cohen and Robert A. Brooks; 15. Rampage school shootings Jack Levin and Eric Madfis; 16. Understanding sexual violence: the role of causal and precipitating factors in sexual offending Heng Choon (Oliver) Chan; 17. Critical and intersectional understandings of campus sexual assault as a social problem Ashley C. Rondini; 18. Child abuse and neglect Mark A. Winton; 19. Family violence Claire M. Renzetti and Allison M. Adair; 20. Juvenile violence Kathleen M. Heide; 21. Gangs and gang violence Erika Gebo; 22. State violence M. Gabriela Torres; 23. Hate crime Paul Iganski and Abe Sweiry; 24. Police brutality Malcolm D. Holmes; 25. Capital punishment/death penalty Michael L. Radelet and Scott Phillips; 26. Wrongful convictions: comparative perspectives Marvin Zalman; Part VI. Problems of global impact: 27. Urbanism and urbanization Ranita Ray and Michael Ian Borer; 28. Technology and social problems Govert Valkenburg and Harro van Lente; 29. Population and contemporary social problems Fred M. Shelley; 30. Environmental problems Kayla Stover.

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