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Social Problems - An Advocate Group Approach

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Informationen zum Autor Sara Towe Horsfall is associate professor of sociology at Texas Wesleyan University. She is coeditor of Chaos, Complexity, and Sociology and author of A Neighborhood Portrait. She has also worked as a foreign correspondent and international journalist, giving her unique insight into social problems and their solutions around the world. Klappentext An empowering, solutions-based examination of social problems that uniquely identifies prominent advocate groups working towards social change Zusammenfassung This book represents a truly innovative and empowering approach to social problems. It provides a robust theoretical foundation to the study of social problems and also focuses on the problems themselves, examining each through the lens of specific advocate groups working towards solutions. Inhaltsverzeichnis Introduction: Recreating the World in Our Image -- The Theoretical Basis of the Study of Social Problems -- What Is a Social Problem? -- Understanding Advocate Groups -- Ameliorating Actions, Reactions, and Consequences -- Social Dynamics -- The Problems -- Problems Addressed through Government Programs -- Problems Addressed through Government Legislation -- Problems Addressed through Professional Organizations, Nonprofit Groups, and Special Interest Groups -- Problems with Active Opposition Groups -- Problems Addressed through Education and Public Awareness, Interpersonal Interaction, Reparation, Apology, and Independent Individual Action -- Social Problem Analysis Worksheet -- Advocate Groups -- Notes on Similarities and Contrasts of Social Problems Textbooks -- Glossary -- Sources

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Authors Sara Horsfall, Sara Towe Horsfall
Publisher Perseus Books Uk
Languages English
Product format Paperback / Softback
Released 01.02.2012
EAN 9780813345079
ISBN 978-0-8133-4507-9
No. of pages 384
Subjects Social sciences, law, business > Sociology > Sociological theories

Soziale Diskriminierung und Gleichbehandlung, Ethnic Studies, Gewalt und Missbrauch in der Gesellschaft, Soziale Schichten

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