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Social Problems: Continuity and Change v2.0
Steven E. Barkan
June 2020
Sociology Textbooks
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Social Problems: Continuity and Change v2.0 explores the nature and extent of social problems in America while examining realistic options for positively addressing these challenges. This textbook is suitable for undergraduate courses called Social Problems or similar titles such as Issues in American Society or Problems in Society taught in sociology departments in either two- or four-year colleges and universities

Brief Table of Contents

Part 1: Social Problems in Sociological Perspective

Chapter 1: Understanding Social Problems

Part 2: Problems of Social Inequality

Chapter 2: Poverty

Chapter 3: Racial and Ethnic Inequality

Chapter 4: Gender Inequality

Chapter 5: Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, and Inequality

Chapter 6: Aging and Ageism

Part 3: Problems of Well-Being and Behavior

Chapter 7: Alcohol and Other Drugs

Chapter 8: Crime and Criminal Justice

Chapter 9: Sexual Behavior

Part 4: Problems of Social Institutions

Chapter 10: The Changing Family

Chapter 11: Schools and Education

Chapter 12: Work and the Economy

Chapter 13: Health and Health Care

Part 5: Global Problems

Chapter 14: Urban and Rural Problems

Chapter 15: Population and the Environment

Chapter 16: War and Terrorism

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