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Social Problems : Causes, Consequences, Interventions - 2nd edition

Social Problems : Causes, Consequences, Interventions (ISBN10: 0195329759; ISBN13: 9780195329759)
ISBN13: 978-0195329759
ISBN10: 0195329759

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0935732962
ISBN10: 0935732969

Summary: This compact and affordable text serves as an introduction to a wide range of social problems. Social Problems, Second Edition, is unique in that all chapters are organized in a consistent format, beginning with the definition and prevalence of the social problem covered, followed by levels ofcausation, consequences, and interventions. Each chapter includes a discussion of the future of each social problem covered and a summary of its substantive issues. All chapters conclude with di ...show morescussion questions, references, and a list of relevant websites. This lively, readable volume introduces students to a variety of sociological viewpoints on social problems. Every topic is analyzed from individual, cultural, and structural perspectives. This diversity allows instructors to compare explanations that incorporate such structural factors as socialclass and economic structure to explanations that focus on cultural factors or on biological and psychological characteristics of the individual. Social Problems, Second Edition, emphasizes the importance of gender, race, and class for understanding social problems. The text focuses on the U.S., butincorporates comparative, cross-cultural material when appropriate. Unique features of this book include the following: * A consistent approach that offers solutions to social problems, not just explanations * Full chapters on the topics of cities and urban decline, and on food and population * Coverage of such issues as the criminalization of pregnancy, domestic violence as a health issue, and aging and homosexuality To stimulate student interest, each chapter begins with an ''In the News'' section that consists of several newspaper articles on current issues. Every chapter also includes ''A Closer Look'' inserts to heighten student interest by describing ongoing efforts to resolve current social issues. Someinserts highlight the impact of social policy, while others summarize research or challenge ''common sense'' assumptions. A comprehensive ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 2ND 00
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Roxbury Publishing Co.
Published: 08/20/1999
International: No



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