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Social Problems [RENTAL EDITION], 16th edition

  • William Kornblum
  • Karen Seccombe
  • Joseph Julian

Published by Pearson (January 4th 2019) - Copyright © 2020

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ISBN-13: 9780135212523

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An exploration of contemporary social problems that inspires students to seek solutions
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helps students to see that many things they perceive as personal troubles are actually rooted in the social arrangements of society, and require social solutions to be resolved. Authors Karen Seccombe and William Kornblum bring our most pressing social problems to life through both personal vignettes and empirical data. By highlighting the issues that resonate today, the authors hope to make the work of social activists more effective, and to inspire some readers to take up their causes. Updated with the latest data, the 16th Edition highlights topics pulled from recent headlines — such as health care, suicide, and mass shootings — to emphasize the relevance of course material to students’ lives.

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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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