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by Joel Best

eBook Making Sense of Social Problems: New Images, New Issues ePub
Author: Joel Best
Language: English
ISBN: 1588268551
ISBN13: 978-1588268556
Publisher: Lynne Rienner Publishers, Inc. (October 17, 2012)
Pages: 335
Category: Social Sciences
Subcategory: Other
Rating: 4.9
Votes: 648
Formats: mobi lrf txt azw
ePub file: 1401 kb
Fb2 file: 1676 kb

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This book will help you develop a framework that you can use to analyze the arguments that people make about social problems of any sort. It’s in your interest to become a critical thinker about social problems. The Constructionist Answer What makes something a social problem? From a constructionist perspective, the answer is that people decide what is and is not a social problem by the way they react to things.

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New Images, New Issues. tage as a stand-alone, as well as with such texts as Joel Best’s Social Problems. Joel Best is professor of sociology and criminal justice at the University of. Delaware. Scott R. Harris is professor of sociology at Saint Louis University. Contents: Presenting a new title from.

ISBN: 978-1-58826-855-6. offers sociology students a wide variety of cases to develop their critical thinking skills. -Kyla Walters, Teaching Sociology. This volume shows readers the power and value of the constructionist approach to social problems. -Kent Sandstrom, North Dakota State University.

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Internet addiction. Cell-phone-distracted drivers. Teen suicide. Economic recession. The health risks of trans fats. The carefully selected collection of case studies in Making Sense of Social Problems is designed to help students understand and critically evaluate a wide range of contemporary social issues. The cases are organized to highlight a series of key elements: • why "objective" claims deserve critical attention • how advocates bring attention to issues • why expert interpretations may change over time • the role of the media in shaping or distorting concerns • the consequences of public policy. The introduction, conclusion, and section notes provide a coherent framework for the text. Reflecting the promise of the constructionist approach, the result is a powerful set of tools for systematically investigating social problems. It can be used to advantage as a "stand-alone," as well as with such texts as Joel Best's Social Problems.
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