9780205337255

Social Problems in a Diverse Society

  • ISBN 13:

    9780205337255

  • ISBN 10:

    0205337252

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 01/01/2004
  • Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

Social Problems in a Diverse Society focuses on the significance of race, class, and gender; uses personal narratives to convey how problems are experienced by individuals and groups; and applies sociological perspectives throughout to examine social issues. The book includes five chapters on problems based on inequalities: wealth and poverty, race and ethnicity, gender, age, and sexual orientation. the author, who specializes in social theory, uses the three main sociological perspectives throughout the book, along with contemporary feminist and humanist perspectives.

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