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Social problems : a down-to-earth approach /

by Henslin, James M.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Boston : Allyn & Bacon, c2011Edition: 10th ed.Description: xxxiv, 558 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 28 cm.ISBN: 9780205004164; 0205004164.Subject(s): Social problems | Deviant behavior | Equality | Social change | Symbolic interactionism | Functionalism (Social sciences) | United States -- Social conditions -- 1980-Online resources: WorldCat details
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Table of contents IN THIS SECTION: 1. BRIEF 2. COMPREHENSIVE BRIEF TABLE OF CONTENTS: Chapter 1: How Sociologists View Social Problems: The Abortion Dilemma Chapter 2: Interpreting Social Problems: Aging Chapter 3: Social Problems Related to Sexual Behavior Chapter 4: Alcohol and Other Drugs Chapter 5: Violence in Society: Rape and Murder Chapter 6: Crime and Criminal Justice Chapter 7: Economic Problems: Poverty and Wealth Chapter 8: Racial-Ethnic Relations Chapter 9: Inequalities of Gender and Sexual Orientation Chapter 10: Medical Care: Physical and Mental Illness Chapter 11: The Changing Family Chapter 12: Urbanization and Population Chapter 13: The Environmental Crisis Chapter 14: War, Terrorism, and the Balance of Power COMPREHENSIVE TABLE OF CONTENTS Chapter 1 How Sociologists View Social Problems: The Abortion Dilemma The Sociological Imagination What Is a Social Problem? The Natural History of Social Problems: Four Stages The Role of Sociology in Social Problems Chapter 2 Interpreting Social Problems: Aging Sociological Theories and Social Problems Functionalism and Social Problems Conflict Theory and Social Problems Symbolic Interactionism and Social Problems The Future of the Problem: The Pendulum Swings Chapter 3 Social Problems Related to Sexual Behavior Objective Conditions and Subjective Concerns Prostitution Pornography Social Policy The Future of the Problem Chapter 4 Alcohol and Other Drugs The Problem in Sociological Perspective The Scope of the Problem Looking at the Problem Theoretically Research Findings: The Use and Abuse of Drugs Research Findings: The Recreational Mood Elevators Research Findings: The Hallucinogens Research Findings: The Barbiturates and Amphetamines Research Findings: Steroids Research Findings: The Narcotics, Opium, Morphine, and Heroin Social Policy The Future of the Problem Chapter 5 Violence in Society: Rape and Murder The Problem in Sociological Perspective The Scope of the Problem Looking at the Problem Theoretically Research Findings: Rape Research Findings: Murder Social Policy The Future of the Problem Chapter 6 Crime and Criminal Justice The Problem in Sociological Perspective The Scope of the Problem Looking at the Problem Theoretically? Types of Crime The Criminal Justice System Social Policy The Future of the Problem Chapter 7 Economic Problems: Poverty and Wealth The Problem in Sociological Perspective The Scope of the Problem Looking at the Problem Theoretically Research Findings Social Policy Chapter 8 Racial-Ethnic Relations The Problems in Sociological Prespective The Scope of the Problem Looking at the Problem Theoretically Research Findings Social Policy The Future of the Problem Chapter 9 Inequalities of Gender and Sexual Orientation The Problem in Sociological Perspective The Scope of the Problem Looking at the Problem Theorectically Research Findings Homosexuality Violence Against Women Social Policy The Future of the Problem Chapter 10 Medical Care: Physical and Mental Illness The Problem in Sociological Perspective: The Social Nature of Health and Illness The Problem in Sociological Perspective: The Social Organization of Medicine The Scope of the Problem Looking at the Problem Theorectically Research Findings Social Policy The Future of the Problem Chapter 11 The Changing Family The Problem in Sociological Perspective The Scope of the Problem Looking at the Problem Theoretically: Why is Divorce Common? Research Findings Social Policy The Future of the Problem Chapter 12 Urbanization and Population Urbanization: The Problem in Sociological Perspective The Scope of the Problem Looking at the Problem Theoretically Research Findings Social Policy The Future of the Problem Population: The Problem in Sociological Perspective The Scope of the Problem Looking at the Problem Theoretically Research Findings Social Policy The Future of the Problem Chapter 13 The Environmental Crisis The Problem in Sociological Perspective The Scope of the Problem Looking at the Problem Theoretically Research Findings: Pollution Research Findings: Conflicting Interpretations Social Policy The Future of the Problem Chapter 14 War, Terrorism, and the Balance of Power The Problem in Sociologically Perspective The Scope of the Problem Looking at the Problem Theoretically Research Findings: War Research Findings: Terrorism Social Policy The Future of the Problem
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 507-530) and indexes.

Table of contents IN THIS SECTION: 1. BRIEF 2. COMPREHENSIVE BRIEF TABLE OF CONTENTS: Chapter 1: How Sociologists View Social Problems: The Abortion Dilemma Chapter 2: Interpreting Social Problems: Aging Chapter 3: Social Problems Related to Sexual Behavior Chapter 4: Alcohol and Other Drugs Chapter 5: Violence in Society: Rape and Murder Chapter 6: Crime and Criminal Justice Chapter 7: Economic Problems: Poverty and Wealth Chapter 8: Racial-Ethnic Relations Chapter 9: Inequalities of Gender and Sexual Orientation Chapter 10: Medical Care: Physical and Mental Illness Chapter 11: The Changing Family Chapter 12: Urbanization and Population Chapter 13: The Environmental Crisis Chapter 14: War, Terrorism, and the Balance of Power COMPREHENSIVE TABLE OF CONTENTS Chapter 1 How Sociologists View Social Problems: The Abortion Dilemma The Sociological Imagination What Is a Social Problem? The Natural History of Social Problems: Four Stages The Role of Sociology in Social Problems Chapter 2 Interpreting Social Problems: Aging Sociological Theories and Social Problems Functionalism and Social Problems Conflict Theory and Social Problems Symbolic Interactionism and Social Problems The Future of the Problem: The Pendulum Swings Chapter 3 Social Problems Related to Sexual Behavior Objective Conditions and Subjective Concerns Prostitution Pornography Social Policy The Future of the Problem Chapter 4 Alcohol and Other Drugs The Problem in Sociological Perspective The Scope of the Problem Looking at the Problem Theoretically Research Findings: The Use and Abuse of Drugs Research Findings: The Recreational Mood Elevators Research Findings: The Hallucinogens Research Findings: The Barbiturates and Amphetamines Research Findings: Steroids Research Findings: The Narcotics, Opium, Morphine, and Heroin Social Policy The Future of the Problem Chapter 5 Violence in Society: Rape and Murder The Problem in Sociological Perspective The Scope of the Problem Looking at the Problem Theoretically Research Findings: Rape Research Findings: Murder Social Policy The Future of the Problem Chapter 6 Crime and Criminal Justice The Problem in Sociological Perspective The Scope of the Problem Looking at the Problem Theoretically? Types of Crime The Criminal Justice System Social Policy The Future of the Problem Chapter 7 Economic Problems: Poverty and Wealth The Problem in Sociological Perspective The Scope of the Problem Looking at the Problem Theoretically Research Findings Social Policy Chapter 8 Racial-Ethnic Relations The Problems in Sociological Prespective The Scope of the Problem Looking at the Problem Theoretically Research Findings Social Policy The Future of the Problem Chapter 9 Inequalities of Gender and Sexual Orientation The Problem in Sociological Perspective The Scope of the Problem Looking at the Problem Theorectically Research Findings Homosexuality Violence Against Women Social Policy The Future of the Problem Chapter 10 Medical Care: Physical and Mental Illness The Problem in Sociological Perspective: The Social Nature of Health and Illness The Problem in Sociological Perspective: The Social Organization of Medicine The Scope of the Problem Looking at the Problem Theorectically Research Findings Social Policy The Future of the Problem Chapter 11 The Changing Family The Problem in Sociological Perspective The Scope of the Problem Looking at the Problem Theoretically: Why is Divorce Common? Research Findings Social Policy The Future of the Problem Chapter 12 Urbanization and Population Urbanization: The Problem in Sociological Perspective The Scope of the Problem Looking at the Problem Theoretically Research Findings Social Policy The Future of the Problem Population: The Problem in Sociological Perspective The Scope of the Problem Looking at the Problem Theoretically Research Findings Social Policy The Future of the Problem Chapter 13 The Environmental Crisis The Problem in Sociological Perspective The Scope of the Problem Looking at the Problem Theoretically Research Findings: Pollution Research Findings: Conflicting Interpretations Social Policy The Future of the Problem Chapter 14 War, Terrorism, and the Balance of Power The Problem in Sociologically Perspective The Scope of the Problem Looking at the Problem Theoretically Research Findings: War Research Findings: Terrorism Social Policy The Future of the Problem

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