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Social Problems: A Down to Earth Approach

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ISBN-10: 0205965121

ISBN-13: 9780205965120

Edition: 2013

Authors: James M. Henslin

List price: $152.00
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A sociological understanding of social problems. Social Problems: A Down to Earth Approach, 11/e is a theoretically balanced text that provides the latest research and a consistent structure to help students analyze critical social problems facing the United States. The author presents both sides of an argument with a neutral voice and uses a "down-to-earth" writing style. By using this text, not only do students gain a sociological understanding of social problems, but also they are able to explore and evaluate their own opinions about specific social problems. They will gain a greater awareness of the social forces that shape their orientations to social problems and their perspectives…    
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Book details

List price: $152.00
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Pearson College Div
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 624
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.442
Language: English

Brief Table Of Contents:
How Sociologists View Social Problems: The Abortion Dilemma
Interpreting Social Problems: Aging
Social Problems Related to Sexual Behavior
Alcohol and Other Drugs
Violence in Society: Rape and Murder
Crime and Criminal Justice
Economic Problems: Poverty and Wealth
Racial-Ethnic Relations
Inequalities of Gender and Sexual Orientation
Medical Care: Physical and Mental Illness
The Changing Family
Urbanization and Population
The Environmental Crisis
War, Terrorism, and the Balance of Power