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Through Iceboxes and Kennels: How Immigration Detention Harms Children and Families

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Luis H. Zayas

07 March 2023

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Social Problems: Finding Solutions, Taking Action

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Robert McNamara

01 September 2021

Providing students with the tools to understand and address the world around them, Social Problems: Finding Solutions, Taking Actions is a lively, up-to-date exposition of social problems.

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Focus on Social Problems

Second Edition

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Mindy Stombler and Amanda M. Jungels

20 March 2020

The most comprehensive, current, student-oriented social problems reader available

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Making a Difference: Using Sociology to Create a Better World

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Michael Schwalbe

22 February 2019

A practical, engaging guide that shows students how they can use sociology to make a difference

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Forced Out and Fenced In: Immigration Tales From the Field

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Tanya Maria Golash-Boza

15 June 2017

Through compelling personal narratives, this innovative and accessible collection brings students into the lives of those trapped in the labyrinths of our country's immigration laws

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Social Problems: An Introduction to Critical Constructionism

Fifth Edition

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Robert Heiner

10 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

22 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

10 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

05 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

09 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

14 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

01 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

05 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...

20 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

09 August 1999

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

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