All chapters conclude with “Summary,” “Key Terms,” and “Questions for Critical Thinking.”
1. Taking a New Look at Social Problems.
What Is a Social Problem?
The Sociological Imagination and Social Problems.
Sociological Perspectives on Social Problems.
Social Research Methods for Studying Social Problems.
2. Wealth and Poverty: U.S. and Global Economic Inequalities.
Wealth and Poverty in Global Perspective.