9780130283009

Social Problems A Brief Introduction

  • ISBN 13:

    9780130283009

  • ISBN 10:

    0130283002

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/11/2002
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

This book's logical organizationessential concepts, troubled institutions, inequality, deviance, and global problemsin a concise, paperback format, helps readers gain a coherent understanding of social problems.There are strongly worded debates in each chapter on controversial problems related to the family, the political economy, education, the poor, ethnic minorities, health and illness, drug use, and crime. "Personal Perspectives" boxes give first person accounts of experiences such as single motherhood and "Signs of Hope" boxes show progress and solutions to problems.For those interested in a comprehensive look atand a global perspective ofthe social problems of America and other countries, as well as their causes and attempted solutions.

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