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Social Problems

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Focus on Social Problems

Focus on Social Problems

Second Edition

Mindy Stombler and Amanda M. Jungels

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Social Problems: An Introduction to Critical Constructionism

Fifth Edition

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Robert Heiner

September 2015

Synthesizes conflict theory and social constructionism to help students think critically about social problems

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The Sociology of American Drug Use

Third Edition

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Charles E. Faupel, Greg S. Weaver, and Jay Corzine

February 2013

A true sociological approach to the study of American drug use

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The Study of Social Problems: Seven Perspectives

Seventh Edition

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Earl Rubington and Martin Weinberg

February 2010

The most theoretical social problems anthology available

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Conflicting Interests: Readings in Social Problems and Inequality

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Robert Heiner

November 2009

A concise, affordable, cutting-edge collection of articles that takes a critical constructionist approach to social problems

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One Nation, Uninsured: Why the U.S. Has No National Health Insurance

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Jill Quadagno

October 2006

A probing look at the forces that keep America the only industrialized nation without universal health care

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Flat Broke with Children: Women in the Age of Welfare Reform

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Sharon Hays

October 2004

In the spirit of Nickel and Dimed in America, the first book to explore the impact of recent welfare reform on women

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One Nation, Underprivileged: Why American Poverty Affects Us All

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Mark Robert Rank

April 2004

Rank provides us with a new paradigm for understanding poverty and outlines an innovative set of strategies that will reduce American poverty.

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Debating the Death Penalty: Should America Have Capital Punishment? The Experts on Both Sides Make Their Best Case

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Hugo Adam Bedau and Paul G. Cassell

February 2004

An illuminating, even-handed look at one of the most troubling issues confronting our society

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Social Problems: Causes, Consequences, Interventions

Second Edition

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Jack Levin, Kim Mac Innis, Walter F. Carroll...

August 1999

An introductory text that covers a wide range of social problems.

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Troubled Times: Readings in Social Problems

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Robert H. Lauer and Jeanette C. Lauer

August 1999

This provocative anthology introduces students to a wide-ranging spectrum of social problems in the United States.

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