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Social Problems and the Quality of Life is a thought-provoking text providing thorough coverage of the social problems that most acutely impact the quality of our lives. Chapters define what a social problem is, and address a number of questions crucial to understanding social problems. Learning is supported through several pedagogical features such as Global Comparison boxes and public policy sections, as well as study questions, internet resources, and ample review materials. These sources all combine to paint a complete picture of how to understand the unique social problems of today’s world.
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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