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Understanding social problems

Author: Linda A Mooney; David Knox; Caroline Schacht
Publisher: Stamford, CT : Cengage Learning, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 9th editionView all editions and formats
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Uses a theoretically balanced, reader-friendly approach to provide an exploration of social problems. This book progresses from a micro to macro level of analysis, focusing first on such problems as  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Linda A Mooney; David Knox; Caroline Schacht
ISBN: 9781285746500 1285746503
OCLC Number: 858359679
Description: xxvi, 515, [65] pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Part I: SOCIOLOGY AND THE STUDY OF SOCIAL PROBLEMS. 1. Thinking about Social Problems. Part II: PROBLEMS OF WELL-BEING. 2. Physical and Mental Health and Health Care. 3. Alcohol and Other Drugs. 4. Crime and Social Control. 5. Family Problems. Part III: PROBLEMS OF INEQUALITY. 6. Economic Inequality, Wealth, and Poverty. 7. Work and Unemployment. 8. Problems in Education. 9. Race, Ethnicity, and Immigration. 10. Gender Inequality. 11. Sexual Orientation and the Struggle for Equality. Part IV: PROBLEMS OF GLOBALIZATION. 12. Population Growth and Aging. 13. Environmental Problems. 14. Science and Technology. 15. Conflict, War, and Terrorism.
Responsibility: Linda A. Mooney, East Carolina University, David Knox, East Carolina University, Caroline Schacht, East Carolina University.
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