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Social Problems and the Quality of Life https://www.mheducation.com/cover-images/Jpeg_400-high/1264300360.jpeg 15 2023 9781264300365 Social Problems and the Quality of Life explores some of the most crucial social issues of our time and how they impact quality of life, providing a firm foundation in how to identify a social problem and the sociological theories and methods for understanding these key concerns. Exploring social problems on a global level, this book is a comprehensive guide to critically analyzing current issues that the nation and the world face today.
09781264300365
Social Problems and the Quality of Life

Social Problems and the Quality of Life, 15th Edition

ISBN10: 1264300360 | ISBN13: 9781264300365
By Robert Lauer, Jeanette Lauer

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Social Problems and the Quality of Life explores some of the most crucial social issues of our time and how they impact quality of life, providing a firm foundation in how to identify a social problem and the sociological theories and methods for understanding these key concerns. Exploring social problems on a global level, this book is a comprehensive guide to critically analyzing current issues that the nation and the world face today.

PART 1: FOUNDATIONS
CHAPTER 1: UNDERSTANDING SOCIAL PROBLEMS

PART 2: PROBLEMS OF BEHAVIORAL DEVIANCE
CHAPTER 2: ALCOHOL AND OTHER DRUGS
CHAPTER 3: CRIME AND DELINQUENCY
CHAPTER 4: VIOLENCE
CHAPTER 5: SEXUAL DEVIANCE

PART 3: PROBLEMS OF INEQUALITY
CHAPTER 6: POVERTY
CHAPTER 7: GENDER AND SEXUAL ORIENTATION
CHAPTER 8: RACE, ETHNIC GROUPS, AND RACISM

PART 4: PROBLEMS OF SOCIAL INSTITUTIONS
CHAPTER 9: GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS
CHAPTER 10: WORK AND THE ECONOMY
CHAPTER 11: EDUCATION
CHAPTER 12: FAMILY PROBLEMS
CHAPTER 13: HEALTH CARE AND ILLNESS: PHYSICAL AND MENTAL

PART 5: GLOBAL SOCIAL PROBLEMS
CHAPTER 14: WAR AND TERRORISM
CHAPTER 15: THE ENVIRONMENT
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About the Author

Robert Lauer

Robert Lauer received his B.S. and Ph.D. from Washington University, his B.D. from Southern Seminary, and his M.A. from Southern Illinois University. Representatives may reach him at rjlauer@aol.com.

Jeanette Lauer

Jeanette C. Lauer is a Research Professor at Alliant International University. She received her Ph.D. in Social History from Washington University, St. Louis. She has published numerous journal articles and co-authored fifteen books. Most recently she co-authored Becoming Family: Building a Stepfamily that Really Works. She is a member of the National Council on Family Relations, and the Stepfamily Association of America.

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