Social problems continuity and change
Social Problems: Continuity and Change v1.0 by Steven E. Barkan
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This book is available with FlatWorld's Homework System at no additional cost to your students. Learn more. Social Problems: Continuity and Change by Steve Barkan is a realistic but motivating look at the many issues that are facing our society today. It is easy for students to read a social problems textbook and come away feeling frustrated by the enormity of the many social problems facing us today. Social Problems: Continuity and Change certainly does not minimize the persistence of social problems, but neither does it overlook the possibilities for change offered by social research and by the activities of everyday citizens working to make a difference. Three types of boxes in each chapter provide examples of how social problems have been changed and can be changed. Students will see many examples in this box of how ordinary people can indeed make a difference.
Publisher: University of Minnesota Libraries Publishing. Yes, each chapter covered relevant concepts, related issues, and a sociological framework to 'digest' the content. Each chapter also included ways to address or improve the social problem highlighted within the chapter, which I found to be better Each chapter also included ways to address or improve the social problem highlighted within the chapter, which I found to be better format than a separate, overarching 'Solutions' chapter. Furthermore, such connections become the building block for higher-level learning and learning retention. A glossary is important for easy reference. Yes, the pertinent trends and general patterns were thematically correct sociologically speaking; however, it would benefit from some updating.
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Steven E. Barkan Steven E. Barkan is a former president of the Society for the Study of Social Problems and professor of sociology at the University of Maine. Professor Barkan also serves as a regional representative on the council of Alpha Kappa Delta, the international sociology honor society, and spent seventeen years fortunately, not all consecutive as chair of his department. A native of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Professor Barkan has lived in Maine for the past thirty-three years.