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- Full title: Understanding Social Problems, 11th Edition
- Edition: 11th
- Copyright year: 2022
- Publisher: Cengage Learning
- Author: Linda A. Mooney; David Knox; Caroline Schacht
- ISBN: 9780357507537, 9780357507544
- Format: PDF
Description of Understanding Social Problems, 11th Edition:
Learn to think through today’s complex social issues from a variety of perspectives with UNDERSTANDING SOCIAL PROBLEMS, 11E by award-winning authors Mooney, Van Willigen and Clever. This reader-friendly approach highlights the latest data, policies, theories and relevant examples as you examine the most important social issues facing the world in 2021. You review the long-term impacts of COVID-19, repercussions of the 2020 election and emerging social movements. Quotes from prominent celebrities and captivating features emphasize how today’s social problems affect your own life and those around you. This edition progresses from studying micro problems related to health care, drugs and alcohol, families and crime to examining larger issues of poverty and inequality, population growth, aging, environmental problems, science and technology and world conflict. The latest content helps you develop the tools to understand institutional change and become socially engaged.Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Table of Contents of Understanding Social Problems, 11th Edition PDF ebook:
DedicationBrief ContentsContentsFeaturesPrefaceChapter 1: Thinking about Social ProblemsThe Social Context: A Divided NationWhat Is a Social Problem?Elements of Social Structure and CultureThe Sociological ImaginationTheoretical PerspectivesSocial Problems ResearchTen Good Reasons to Read This BookUnderstanding Social ProblemsChapter ReviewTest YourselfKey TermsChapter 2: Physical and Mental Health and Health CareThe Global Context: The COVID-19 PandemicAn Overview of Global HealthSociological Theories of Illness and Health CareHealth Disparities in the United StatesProblems in U.S. Health CareMental Illness: The Hidden EpidemicStrategies for Action: Improving Health and Health CareUnderstanding Problems of Illness and Health CareChapter ReviewTest YourselfKey TermsChapter 3: Alcohol and Other DrugsThe Global Context: Drug Use and AbuseSociological Theories of Drug Use and AbusePatterns of Drug Use in the United StatesSocietal Consequences of Drug Use and AbuseStrategies for Action: America RespondsUnderstanding Alcohol and Other Drug UseChapter ReviewTest YourselfKey TermsChapter 4: Crime and Social ControlThe Global Context: International Crime and Social ControlSources of Crime StatisticsSociological Theories of CrimeTypes of CrimeDemographic Patterns of CrimeThe Societal Costs of Crime and Social ControlStrategies for Action: Crime and Social ControlUnderstanding Crime and Social ControlChapter ReviewTest YourselfKey TermsChapter 5: Family ProblemsThe Global Context: Family Forms and Norms around the WorldContemporary U.S. Families: Changes in Relationships and in the Lives of ChildrenSociological Theories of Family ProblemsProblems Associated with Restricted Access to Contraception and AbortionProblems Associated with DivorceDomestic Violence and AbuseStrategies for Action: Strengthening FamiliesUnderstanding Family ProblemsChapter ReviewTest YourselfKey TermsChapter 6: Economic Inequality, Wealth, and PovertyThe Global Context: Economic Inequality, Wealth, and Poverty around the WorldDefining and Measuring PovertySociological Theories of Economic Inequality, Wealth, and PovertyEconomic Inequality, Wealth, and Poverty in the United StatesConsequences of Economic Inequality and PovertyStrategies for Action: Reducing Poverty and Economic InequalityWelfare in the United States: Myths and RealitiesUnderstanding Economic Inequality, Wealth, and PovertyChapter ReviewTest YourselfKey TermsChapter 7: Work and UnemploymentThe Global Context: The New Global EconomySociological Theories of Work and the EconomyProblems of Work and UnemploymentStrategies for Action: Responses to Problems of Work and UnemploymentUnderstanding Work and UnemploymentChapter ReviewTest YourselfKey TermsChapter 8: Problems in EducationThe Global Context: Cross-Cultural Variations in EducationSociological Theories of EducationWho Succeeds? The Inequality of Educational AttainmentProblems in the American Educational SystemThe Impact of COVID-19 on EducationStrategies for Action: Trends and Innovations in American EducationUnderstanding Problems in EducationChapter ReviewTest YourselfKey TermsChapter 9: Race, Ethnicity, and ImmigrationThe Global Context: Diversity WorldwideRacial and Ethnic Group Diversity in the United StatesImmigrants in the United StatesSociological Theories of Race and Ethnic RelationsPrejudice and RacismDiscrimination against Racial and Ethnic MinoritiesStrategies for Action: Responding to Prejudice, Racism, and DiscriminationUnderstanding Race, Ethnicity, and ImmigrationChapter ReviewTest YourselfKey TermsChapter 10: Gender InequalityThe Global Context: The Status of Women and MenSociological Theories of Gender InequalityGender Stratification: Structural SexismThe Social Construction of Gender Roles: Cultural SexismSocial Problems and Traditional Gender Role SocializationStrategies for Action: Toward Gender EqualityUnderstanding Gender InequalityChapter ReviewTest YourselfKey TermsChapter 11: Sexual Orientation and the Struggle for EqualityThe Global Context: A Worldview of Sexual and Gender MinoritiesThe Origins of Sexual OrientationSociological Theories of Sexual Orientation InequalityCultural Origins of Anti-LGBTQ BiasPrejudice against Lesbians, Gay Men, and BisexualsDiscrimination against Lesbians, Gay Men, and BisexualsThe Consequences of Anti-LGBTQ BiasStrategies for Action: Toward Equality for AllUnderstanding Sexual Orientation and the Struggle for EqualityChapter ReviewTest YourselfKey TermsChapter 12: Population Growth and AgingThe Global Context: A Worldview of Population Growth and AgingSociological Theories of Population Growth and AgingSocial Problems Related to Population Growth and AgingStrategies for Action: Responding to Problems of Population Growth and AgingUnderstanding Problems of Population Growth and AgingChapter ReviewTest YourselfKey TermsChapter 13: Environmental ProblemsThe Global Context: Global Warming and Climate ChangeSociological Theories of Environmental ProblemsEnergy Use and Environmental ProblemsOur Growing Environmental FootprintSocial Causes of Environmental ProblemsStrategies for Action: Responding to Environmental ProblemsUnderstanding Environmental ProblemsChapter ReviewTest YourselfKey TermsChapter 14: Science and TechnologyThe Global Context: The Technological RevolutionSociological Theories of Science and TechnologyTechnology and the Transformation of SocietySocietal Consequences of Science and TechnologyStrategies for Action: Controlling Science and TechnologyUnderstanding Science and TechnologyChapter ReviewTest YourselfKey TermsChapter 15: Conflict, War, and TerrorismThe Global Context: Conflict in a Changing WorldSociological Theories of WarCauses of WarSocial Problems Associated with Conflict, War, and TerrorismStrategies in Action: In Search of Global PeaceUnderstanding Conflict, War, and TerrorismChapter ReviewTest YourselfKey TermsEpilogueAppendix: Methods of Data AnalysisGlossaryReferencesName IndexSubject Index