3 edition of Sociology and American social issues found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographies and indexes.
|Statement||Leonard Gordon, with Patricia Atchison Harvey.|
|Contributions||Harvey, Patricia Atchison, joint author.|
|LC Classifications||HM51 .G638|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvii, 548 p. :|
|Number of Pages||548|
|LC Control Number||77078577|
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First published inPsychology and Social Problems looks at a changing society and research into problems of the time. Many of the themes in the book, such as delinquency, mental health and racial conflict, are still familiar and current topics.
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Well-balanced in approach, it uses three major sociological perspectives (social disorganization, value conflict, and personal deviation) to analyze a wide variety of contemporary American social problems and research data, explaining the origin and existence of each social problem and indicating courses of action for changing social conditions and the personal sacrifices necessary to implement social s: 3.
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The social problems discussed in the book, such as racism, poverty, drug and alcohol use, crime, and war and terrorism are both relevant to current societal concerns plaguing both the United States and the world and are also are challenges the world will be facing long into the future.
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Inwriter and social activist Michael Har-rington published a compelling book about impoverished Americans, The Other America, which caught the attention of the entire nation, including President John F. Kennedy. The book became assigned read. these issues. This book seeks to investigate the area of social problems from the point of view of sociology.
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(Charles Abram), Publication date [c] Topics Social problems, Sociology Publisher New York, Cincinnati [etc.] American book company Collection oiseut; toronto Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor OISE - University of Toronto Language English.
24 Addeddate Sociology is the study of human interaction and social behavior, using acute scientific methods. Perhaps the most encompassing social science, sociology is concerned with human behavior in all types of social contexts – economic, social, political, and even religious.
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Sociology Book: Social Problems: Continuity and Change One of functionalism’s most important insights is that social problems might actually be useful in this way, however many difficulties they might otherwise cause. Perhaps the first sociologist to make this point for war was Robert E.
Park, the president of the American. The sociology of race and ethnicity is a large and vibrant subfield within sociology in which researchers and theorists focus on the ways that social, political, and economic relations interact with race and ethnicity in a given society, region, or community.
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Personal issues. Personal issues are those that individuals deal with themselves and within a small range of their peers and relationships. On the other hand, social issues involve values cherished by widespread society.
For example, a high unemployment rate that affects millions of people is a social issue. The line between a personal issue and a public issue may be subjective and depends on. In this seminal text, C. Wright Mills links the social, personal and historical aspects of human life, essentially connecting the problems of individuals to broader social issues.
When it was first published, Mills was praised for his “cogent” publication and a “hard-biting critique” of the dominant American schools of sociology at the.
Charles Wright Mills (28 August – 20 March ) was an American sociologist, and a professor of sociology at Columbia University from until his death in Mills was published widely in popular and intellectual journals.
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These problems are an enemy of the society at large and there is a combined effort in order to succeed in fighting them.