Understanding Social Problems, 5th Edition
- M. Morgan Holmes
- Linda A. Mooney
- David Knox
- Caroline Schacht
- ISBN-10: 0176675248
- ISBN-13: 9780176675240
- 0 Pages | Paperback
- Previous Editions: 2012, 2008, 2004
- COPYRIGHT: 2016 Published
Written from a distinctly Canadian point of view, Understanding Social Problems, Fifth Canadian Edition, examines how the structure and culture of societies contribute to social problems and their consequences. The text includes researched pedagogical features that ensure that readers elevate their thinking about the topic of social problems in Canada and around the globe. This Fifth edition is comprehensive in its coverage, progressing from micro to macro levels of analysis. It focuses first on problems of health care, drug use, and crime--and then broadens to the widening concerns of population, health and welfare, science and technology, large-scale inequality, and environmental problems. Known for its inclusive approach, Understanding Social Problems, Fifth Canadian Edition, explores powerful stories of real-life people struggling with the challenges society and its problems have thrust upon them.
I cannot see any other book company coming along with something any better than this text book. Excellent for college-level students. Just the right amount of theoretical content. Excellent supplements.
— Thomas Groulx, St. Clair College
Chapter 1: Thinking about Social Problems
Chapter 2: Illness and Health Care
Chapter 3: Alcohol and Other Drugs
Chapter 4: Crime and Violence
Chapter 5: Family Problems
Chapter 6: Youth and Aging
Chapter 7: Gender Inequality
Chapter 8: Critical Studies in Race and Ethnicity
Chapter 9: Sexualities
Chapter 10: Poverty: National and International Issues
Chapter 11: Work and Unemployment
Chapter 12: Problems in Education
Chapter 13: Environmental Problems
Chapter 14: Armed Conflict in Global Perspective
All supplements have been updated in coordination with the Main title.
Please see Main title page for new to this edition information.