Understanding Social Problems

Understanding Social Problems

  • Publisher : Nelson Education
  • Author : Linda A. Mooney
  • ISBN-10 : 9781305856578
  • Release : 2016-01-19
  • Genre: Science
  • Download/Read : 608
  • Price : FREE
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This thoroughly revised edition of Mooney, Knox, and Schacht’s text uses a theoretically balanced, student-centered approach to provide a comprehensive exploration of social problems. UNDERSTANDING SOCIAL PROBLEMS, Tenth Edition, progresses from a micro to macro level of analysis, focusing first on problems related to health care, drugs and alcohols, families, and crime, and then broadening to the larger issues of poverty and inequality, population growth, aging, environmental problems, and conflict around the world. The social problem in each chapter is framed in a global as well as a U.S. context. In addition, the three major theoretical perspectives are applied to the problem under discussion, and its consequences -- as well as alternative solutions -- are explored. Pedagogical features such as The Human Side and Self and Society enable students to grasp how social problems affect the lives of individuals and apply their understanding of social problems to their own lives. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Understanding Social Problems

Understanding Social Problems

  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Author : Linda A. Mooney
  • ISBN-10 : 9781305176928
  • Release : 2014-02-21
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Download/Read : 608
  • Price : FREE
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Mooney, Knox, and Schacht's UNDERSTANDING SOCIAL PROBLEMS uses a theoretically balanced, reader-friendly approach to provide a comprehensive exploration of social problems. The book progresses from a micro to macro level of analysis, focusing first on such problems as illness and health care, drugs and alcohol, and family problems, and then broadening to the larger issues of poverty and inequality, population growth, aging, environmental problems, and conflict around the world. The social problem in each chapter is framed in a global as well as U.S. context. In every chapter, the three major theoretical perspectives are applied to the social problem under discussion, and the consequences of the problem, as well as alternative solutions, are explored. Pedagogical features such as “Animals and Society,” “The Human Side,” and “Self and Society” enable you to grasp how social problems affect the lives of individuals and apply your understanding of social problems to your own life. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Understanding Social Problems

Understanding Social Problems

  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Author : Linda Mooney
  • ISBN-10 : 0495091588
  • Release : 2006-03-24
  • Genre: Science
  • Download/Read : 696
  • Price : FREE
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This is a comprehensive mid-level paperback text that takes a theoretically balanced, student-centered approach to social problems. The text progresses from a micro- to macro-level of analysis, focusing first on such problems as illness and health care, drugs and alcohol, and family problems and then broadening to the larger issues of poverty and inequality, population growth, environmental problems, and conflict around the world. The social problem in each chapter is framed in a global as well as U.S. context. In every chapter, the three major theoretical perspectives are applied to the social problem under discussion, and the consequences of the problem, as well as alternative solutions, are explored. Pedagogical features such as The Human Side and Self and Society enable students to grasp how social problems affect the lives of individuals and apply their understanding of social problems to their own lives. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Understanding Social Problems

Understanding Social Problems

  • Publisher : Nelson Education
  • Author : Linda Mooney
  • ISBN-10 : 9781305176928
  • Release : 2014-03-20
  • Genre: Science
  • Download/Read : 608
  • Price : FREE
E-book Explanation:

Mooney, Knox, and Schacht’s UNDERSTANDING SOCIAL PROBLEMS uses a theoretically balanced, reader-friendly approach to provide a comprehensive exploration of social problems. The book progresses from a micro to macro level of analysis, focusing first on such problems as illness and health care, drugs and alcohol, and family problems, and then broadening to the larger issues of poverty and inequality, population growth, aging, environmental problems, and conflict around the world. The social problem in each chapter is framed in a global as well as U.S. context. In every chapter, the three major theoretical perspectives are applied to the social problem under discussion, and the consequences of the problem, as well as alternative solutions, are explored. Pedagogical features such as “Animals and Society,” “The Human Side,” and “Self and Society” enable you to grasp how social problems affect the lives of individuals and apply your understanding of social problems to your own life. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Understanding Social Problems

Understanding Social Problems

  • Publisher : Belmont, CA : Wadsworth
  • Author : Linda A. Mooney
  • ISBN-10 : 0534565115
  • Release : 2000
  • Genre: Social problems
  • Download/Read : 531
  • Price : FREE
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A text featuring powerful stories of real people struggling with challenges created by social problems. Discusses how social structure and culture contribute to society's problems, and presents examples of alternative solutions and policies. Chapter organization reflects a progression from micro to

Understanding Social Problems

Understanding Social Problems

  • Publisher : Brooks/Cole
  • Author : David Knox
  • ISBN-10 : 0534587607
  • Release : 2001-07-20
  • Genre:
  • Download/Read : 560
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Every chapter defines the nature of the social problem in a global context as well as U.S. The text explores each of the three major theoretical explanations (in a balanced manner), describes the consequences of the problem, and provides alternatives solutions and policies. In the midst of this macro analysis the authors use pedagogy to bring the micro application alive, e.g. The Human Side and Self and Society so that the students can apply and understand the social problem.

Understanding Social Problems

Understanding Social Problems

  • Publisher : Wiley-Blackwell
  • Author : Margaret May
  • ISBN-10 : 0631220305
  • Release : 2001-03-05
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Download/Read : 342
  • Price : FREE
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This up-to-date and accessible text fills an important gap in the market by introducing students to social policy perspectives on social problems. Written in an accessible, student-friendly style, using subheadings, boxed material, tables, and up-to-date examples Each chapter includes a brief outline of the issues to be explored and question sections to help learning, develop evaluative skills and encourage project work Includes an annotated guide to further reading, helpful internet addresses, and a bibliography of sources cited Chapters can be used independently or in conjunction with others addressing related questions

Understanding Social Problems

Understanding Social Problems

  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Author : Linda A. Mooney
  • ISBN-10 : 9780176502775
  • Release : 2011-10-14
  • Genre: Canada
  • Download/Read : 544
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Written from a distinctly Canadian point of view, Understanding Social Problems, Fourth Canadian Edition, examines how the structure and culture of societies contribute to social problems and their consequences. This text has strong pedagogical features and is comprehensive in its coverage, progressing from micro to macro levels of analysis. It focuses first on problems of health care, drug use, and crime, and then broadens to the widening concerns of population, health and welfare, science and technology, large-scale inequality and environmental problems. Known for its inclusive approach, Understanding Social Problems, Fourth Canadian Edition, explores powerful stories of real life people struggling with the challenges society and its problems have thrust upon them.

Understanding Social Problems  Policies  and Programs

Understanding Social Problems Policies and Programs

  • Publisher : Univ of South Carolina Press
  • Author : Leon H. Ginsberg
  • ISBN-10 : 1570035814
  • Release : 2005
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Download/Read : 351
  • Price : FREE
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In this fourth edition of a social work standard, Leon Ginsberg and Julie Miller-Cribbs offer an updated version of the text that has introduced thousands of social work students to the defining policies and procedures of the profession. Concise yet comprehensive, the volume surveys the span of social welfare history, explains the elements of social welfare policy education, and describes the impact of executive, legislative, and judicial initiatives on the delivery of social services. With this edition, the authors cover all the required content areas for the social welfare policy and service sequence as specified in the Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards of the Council on Social Work Education's Commission on Accreditation.