Social Problems In A Diverse Society by Diana KendallSocial Problems In A Diverse Society by Diana Kendall

Social Problems In A Diverse Society

byDiana Kendall

Paperback | March 13, 2012

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Examining the significance of race, class, and gender in understanding social problems.


Social Problems in a Diverse Societyuses critical thinking and personal narratives from real people to make the study of social problems interesting and relevant to today's students. 


This book focuses on the United States but also integrates discussion of global social problems.


Social Problems in a Diverse Societyuses sociological perspectives to analyze current social problems.  It offers a balanced approach and explores three classic paradigms and feminist theory.


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Diana Kendallreceived a Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin, where she was invited to membership in Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society. Her areas of specialization and primary research interests are sociological theory, race/class/gender studies, and the sociology of medicine. Her articles and presented papers primarily focus on the ...
Title:Social Problems In A Diverse SocietyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:496 pages, 9.8 × 7.9 × 0.9 inPublished:March 13, 2012Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0205152902

ISBN - 13:9780205152902


Table of Contents

Chapter 1Studying Social Problems in the Twenty-First Century

Chapter 2Wealth and Poverty: U.S. and Global Economic Inequities

Chapter 3Racial and Ethnic Inequality

Chapter 4Gender Inequality

Chapter 5Inequality Based on Age

Chapter 6Inequality Based on Sexual Orientation

Chapter 7Prostitution, Pornography, and the Sex Industry

Chapter 8Alcohol and Other Drugs

Chapter 9Crime and Criminal Justice

Chapter 10Health Care: Problems of Physical and Mental Illness

Chapter 11The Changing Family

Chapter 12Problems in Education

Chapter 13Problems in Politics and the Global Economy

Chapter 14Problems in the Media

Chapter 15Population, Global Inequality, and the Environmental Crisis

Chapter 16Urban Problems

Chapter 17Global Social Problems: War and Terrorism

Chapter 18Can Social Problems Be Solved?