Solutions to Social Problems Lessons from Other Societies

ISBN-10: 0205698344
ISBN-13: 9780205698349
Edition: 5th 2010
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Book details

List price: $61.40
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 9/3/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.682

Preface
Introduction
The Comparative Approach to Social Problems
U.S. Social Problems in Comparative Perspective
The European Social Model
The Swedish Welfare State
How Canada Stole the American Dream
Problems of Inequality
Poverty
Poverty, Work, and Policy: The United States in Comparative Perspective
How Other Countries Fight the War on Poverty
Income and Wealth Inequality
Income and Wealth Inequality, Americans for Democratic Action
Inequality Here and There
Gender
Europe Crawls Ahead
Gender Equality in Sweden, Swedish Institute
Sexual Orientation
Social Shift Opens Door to Gay Marriage Plan
Gay Rights and European Citizenship
Age
As Good As It Gets: What Country Takes the Best Care of Its Older Citizens?
We Should Rejoice in an Ageing Society, So Long as We Plan Properly for It
We're Not Finnished with You Yet
Institutional Problems
Families
Atlantic Passages: How Europe Supports Working Parents and Their Children
The Father Generation
Teen Pregnancy: Trends and Lessons Learned
Schools
Early Childhood Education and Care in Advanced Industrialized Countries
Learning from South Korean Schools
A World Transformed: How Other Countries Are Preparing Students for the Interconnected World of the 21st Century
Work
The Vanishing American Vacation
A New WPA?
Health Care and Delivery
International Health Systems, Physicians for a National Health Program
Has Canada Got the Cure?
Problems of People, Resources, and Place
Cities
New Lessons from the Old World: The European Model for Falling in Love with Your Hometown
I Love Paris on a Bus, a Bike, a Train and in Anything but a Car
Environment
Flush with Energy
Scandinavia Gets Serious on Global Warming
The $6.66-a-Gallon Solution
Individual Deviance
Crime and Crime Control
Lawless, but Gunless
Reducing Crime by Harnessing International Best Practices
Drugs
Does Europe Do It Better? Lessons from Holland, Britain, and Switzerland
Europe: Curing, Not Punishing, Addicts

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