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Social Problems - Interactive eBook

Social Problems - Interactive eBook
Community, Policy, and Social Action

Sixth Edition

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Social Problems

SAGE Publications, Inc

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Part I. Social Problems—Personal Troubles or Public Issues?
Chapter 1: Sociology and the Study of Social Problems
Part II. The Bases of Inequality
Chapter 2: Social Class and Poverty
Chapter 3: Race and Ethnicity
Chapter 4: Gender
Chapter 5: Sexual Orientation
Chapter 6: Age
Chapter 7: Families
Chapter 8: Education
Chapter 9: Work and the Economy
Chapter 10: Health and Medicine
Sociological Perspectives on Health, Illness, and Medicine

Health Inequalities and Problems

Community, Policy, and Social Action

Chapter 11: The Media
Sociological Perspectives on the Media

The Media and Social Problems

Community, Policy, and Social Action

Part III. Our Social and Physical Worlds
Chapter 12: Alcohol and Drug Abuse
Sociological Perspectives on Drug Abuse

What Is Drug Abuse?

The Problems of Drug Abuse

Community, Policy, and Social Action

Chapter 13: Crime and Criminal Justice
Sociological Perspectives on Crime

Sources of Crime Statistics

Types of Crime

The Inequalities of Crime—Offenders and Victims

Our Current Response to Crime

Community, Policy, and Social Action

Chapter 14: Urbanization and Population Growth
Urban Sociology and Demography

The Processes of Urbanization and Suburbanization

Population Growth and Composition

Sociological Perspectives on Urbanization and Population Growth

The Consequences of Urbanization and Population Growth

Community, Policy, and Social Action

Chapter 15: The Environment
Environmental Problems Are Human Problems

Sociological Perspectives on Environmental Problems

Social Problems and the Environment

Community, Policy, and Social Action

Chapter 16: War and Terrorism
Defining Conflict

Sociological Perspectives on War and Terrorism

The Problems of War and Terrorism

Community, Policy, and Social Action

Part IV. Individual Action and Social Change
Chapter 17: Social Problems and Social Action
Understanding Social Movements

How Do Social Movements Begin?

How Have Reform Movements Made a Difference?

Making the Last Connection

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