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With an engaging writing style that has made it a popular choice at both 2- and 4-year schools, the Third Edition of Anna Leon-Guerrero's Social Problems textbook clearly presents contemporary social problems and addresses their consequences while emphasizing community involvement by both individuals and groups to achieve real solutions. With an overarching focus on social inequalities, this proven text provides a platform for discussion that encourages critical thinking through compelling illustrations, boxed features, learning checks, discussion questions, and online learning tools, all designed to inspire hope rather than simply present a disheartening parade of maladies.
Table of Contents
|Social Problems - Personal Troubles or Public Issues?|
|Seeing Problems Sociologically|
|Sociology and the Study of Social Problems|
|The Bases of Inequality|
|"Invisible" Dividing Lines|
|Social Class and Poverty|
|Race and Ethnicity|
|Age and Aging|
|Our Social Institutions|
|What is a Family?|
|Work and the Economy|
|Health and Medicine|
|Our Social and Physical Worlds|
|Alcohol and Drug Abuse|
|Crime and Criminal Justice|
|Cities and Suburbs|
|War and Terrorism|
|Individual Action and Social Change|
|Thanks to Student Activists...|
|Social Problems and Social Actions|
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