Social Problems

Social Problems, 8th edition

  • John J. Macionis

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Overview

Social Problems will help you develop your own positions and attain the knowledge you need to engage in solving social problems through activism and political discussion. The text focuses on how people construct problems and develop potential solutions, based on their political attitudes.

Published by Pearson (July 6th 2021) - Copyright © 2020

ISBN-13: 9780137477616

Subject: Sociology

Category: Social Problems

Table of contents

PART I: SOCIOLOGY'S BASIC APPROACH
1. Sociology. Studying Social Problems

PART II: PROBLEMS OF SOCIAL INEQUALITY
2. Economic Inequality
3. Racial and Ethnic Inequality
4. Gender Inequality
5. Sexuality and Inequality
6. Aging and Inequality

PART III: PROBLEMS OF DEVIANCE, CONFORMITY, AND WELL-BEING
7. Crime, Violence, and Criminal Justice
8. Alcohol and Other Drugs
9. Physical and Mental Health

PART IV: PROBLEMS OF SOCIAL INSTITUTIONS
10. Social Media
11. Economy and Politics
12. Work and the Workplace
13. Family Life
14. Education
15. Urban Life

PART V: GLOBAL PROBLEMS
16. Population and Global Inequality
17. Technology and the Environment
18. War and Terrorism

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