9780205610365

Social Problems in a Diverse Society

  • ISBN 13:

    9780205610365

  • ISBN 10:

    0205610366

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 01/01/2010
  • Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

This text 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.Wealth and Poverty: U.S. and Global Economic Inequalities; Racial and Ethnic Inequality; Gender Inequality; Inequality Based on Age; Inequality Based on Sexual Orientation; Prostitution, Pornography, and the Sex Industry; Alcohol and Other Drugs; Crime and Criminal Justice; Health Care: Problems of Physical and Mental Illness; The Changing Family; Problems in Education; Problems in Politics and the Global Economy; Problems in the Media; Population, Global Inequality, and the Environmental Crisis; Urban Problems ; Global Social Problems: War and Terrorism.For anyone wishing to better understand society and the impact of social problems.

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