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Encyclopedia of social problems

Author: Vincent N Parrillo
Publisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE Publications, ©2008
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Encyclopedia of Social Problems offers an interdisciplinary perspective into many social issues that are a continuing concern in our lives, whether we confront them on a personal, local, regional, national, or global level. It covers all of the major theories, approaches, and contemporary issues in social problems and also provides insight into how social conditions get defined as social problems, and the ways  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Encyclopedias
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
2 v. : ill
(DLC) 2008001214
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Vincent N Parrillo
ISBN: 9781849725460 1849725462
OCLC Number: 755061845
Notes: "A SAGE Reference Publication."
Description: 1 online resource (654 entries) : 38 images, digital files
Contents: Volume 1. List of entries --
Reader's guide --
About the editor --
About the associate editors --
Contributors --
Introduction --
Entries A-I --
Index --
Volume 2. List of entries --
Entries J-Z --
Index.
Responsibility: Vincent N. Parrillo, editor.

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From terrorism to social inequality and from health care to environmental issues, social problems affect us all. The Encyclopedia will offer an interdisciplinary perspective into these and many other  Read more...

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