Social Problems

Social Problems, 16th edition

  • Karen Seccombe, 
  • William Kornblum

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Overview

Social Problems suggests that many "personal" troubles actually are rooted in society's social arrangements and require social solutions. It brings pressing social problems to life through personal vignettes and empirical data, and addresses topics such as health care, suicide, and mass shootings.

Published by Pearson (July 14th 2021) - Copyright © 2020

ISBN-13: 9780137540617

Subject: Sociology

Category: Social Problems

Table of contents

1. Sociological Perspectives on Social Problems
2. Problems of Health and Health Care
3. Problems of Mental Illness and Treatment
4. Alcohol and Other Drugs
5. Crime and Violence
6. Poverty amid Affluence
7. Racism, Prejudice, and Discrimination
8. Sex and Gender
9. An Aging Society
10. Changing Families
11. Problems of Education
12. Problems of Work and the Economy
13. Population and Immigration
14. The Environment
15. War and Global Insecurity

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