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Analyzing Social Problems Essays and Exercises

ISBN-10: 0133465373

ISBN-13: 9780133465372

Edition: 1st 1997

Authors: Dana S. Dunn, David V. Waller

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This hands-on , social problems workbook contains a 25 essays with accompanying exercises that address contemporary social problems and encourage critical and creative thinking about those problems. It features essays that are original, timely, and authoritative and that focus on issues that are personally relevant to today's society. The essays are written by experts in the specific areas in which they write and incorporate their own research findings and experiences into their essays and exercises. The introduction contains a sociological tool kit for analyzing problems in the introductory chapter along with an introduction to the various sociological approaches for addressing social problems. social institutions, social inequalities, social deviance, global social problems and social movement and change. For anyone interested in the field of social problems.
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Book details

List price: $29.00
Edition: 1st
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 219
Size: 8.29" wide x 10.89" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.012
Language: English

Dana S. Dunn earned his B.A. in psychology from Carnegie Mellon University and received his Ph.D. in social psychology from the University of Virginia. He chaired the psychology department at Moravian in Bethlehem, PA for six years, and currently is professor of psychology and director of the Learning in Common Curriculum at Moravian. A fellow of the American Psychological Association, Dunn is active in the Society for the Teaching of Psychology and frequently presents at national and regional disciplinary conferences. Dunn has written numerous articles, chapters, and book reviews concerning his areas of research interest: the teaching of psychology, social psychology, and rehabilitation psychology. He is the author or editor of several books, including RESEARCH METHODS FOR SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY (Blackwell, in press) and A SHORT GUIDE TO WRITING ABOUT PSYCHOLOGY (Pearson Longman, 2008).