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Handbook of social problems : a comparative international perspective

Author: George Ritzer
Publisher: Thousand Oaks : Sage Publ., 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Handbook of Social Problems provides a unique, broadly comparative perspective on the current state of social problems and deviance in a variety of societies around the world. George Ritzer,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: George Ritzer
ISBN: 0761926100 9780761926108
OCLC Number: 255054135
Description: XI, 687 Seiten : Diagramme
Contents: INTRODUCTIONCh.01 Social Problems: A Comparative International Perspective - George RitzerCh 02 Theoretical Issues in the Study of Social Problems and Deviance - Joel BestCh. 03 Methodological Issues in the Study of Social Problems - Norman K. Denzin and Yvonna S. LincolnCh. 04 Social Problems and Public Policy - Tim Blackman and Roberta WoodsSOCIAL PROBLEMSCh. 05 Population Change - Sonalde DesaiCh. 06 Ecological Problems - Steven YearleyCh. 07 Global Inequality - Salvatore J. Babones and Jonathan H. TurnerCh. 08 Racism in Comparative Perspective - Joe R. Feagin and Pinar BaturCh. 09 Ethnic Conflict as a Global Social Problem - Thomas D. HallCh. 10 Gender Inequality - Amy S. WhartonCh. 11 Urban Problems in Global Perspective - Chigon Kim and Mark GottdienerCh. 12 Work-Related Social Problems - Teresa A. SullivanCh. 13 The Media and Social Problems - Douglas KellnerCh. 14 Consumption as a Social Problem - Douglas J. GoodmanCh. 15 Family Problems in Global Perspective - Felix M. Berardo and Constance L. ShehanCh. 16 Racial and Ethnic Educational Inequality in Global Perspective - Caroline Hodges Persell, Richard Arum, and Kathryn SeufertCh. 17 Health as a Social Problem - William C. CockerhamCh. 18 How Medical Care Systems Become Social Problems - Andrew TwaddleCh. 19 Aids as a Social Problem: The Creation of Social Pariahs in The Management of an Epidemic - Bronwen LichtensteinCh. 20 War, Militarism and National Security - Ian RoxboroughCh. 21 Sea Change: The Modern Terrorist Environment in Perspective - Gus MartinCh. 22 The Rhetoric and Reality of "Mass Destruction": How Genocide Became an International Social Problem - David Norman SmithCh. 23. Globalization - John Boli, Michael A. Elliott and Franziska BieriCh. 24 Technology and Social Problems - Frank Webster and Mark EricksonCh. 25 The Internet as a Global Social Problem - Gili S. DroriCh. 26 Risk - John TullochDEVIANCECh. 27 Crime - Michael TonryCh. 28 Juvenile Delinquency - Mark C. StaffordCh. 29 Drug Use as a Global Social Problem - Erich GoodeCh. 30 The Sexual Spectacle: Making a Public Culture of Sexual Problems - Ken PlummerCh. 31 Modern Day Folk Devils and the Problem of Children's Presence in the Global Sex Trade - Julia O'Connell DavidsonCh. 32 Mental Illness as a Social Problem - Howard B. KaplanCh. 33 Disability As a Global Issue - Gary L. AlbrechtCh. 34 Corruption as a Global Social Problem - Gary LaFree and Nancy Morris
Responsibility: ed. by George Ritzer.
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