Social Problems, 14th edition
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Social Problems examines social structure in order to provide a coherent framework for understanding social problems. Employing a consistently sociological approach, the authors explain how social problems are interrelated and highlight society's role in their creation and perpetuation.
Published by Pearson (July 14th 2021) - Copyright © 2018
Category: Social Problems
Table of contents
PART I: THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF SOCIAL PROBLEMS
1. The Sociological Approach to Social Problems
2. Wealth and Power. The Bias of the System
PART II: PROBLEMS OF PEOPLE, LOCATION, AND THE ENVIRONMENT
3. World Population and Global Inequality
4. Demographic Changes in the United States. The Browning and Graying of Society
5. Problems of Place. Urban, Suburban, and Rural
6. Threats to the Environment
PART III: PROBLEMS OF INEQUALITY
8. Racial and Ethnic Inequality
9. Gender Inequality
10. Disability and Ableism
PART IV: SOCIAL STRUCTURE AND INDIVIDUAL DEVIANCE
11. Crime and Justice
PART V: INSTITUTIONAL PROBLEMS
13. The Economy and Work
16. The Health Care System
17. National Security in the Twenty-First Century
PART VI: SOLUTIONS
18. Progressive Plan to Solve Social Problems
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