Understanding Social Problems

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This new text from a respected author team hones in on understanding the structure and culture of society as a basis for understanding social problems. Its integrative theoretical approach uses three theoretical perspectives to understand each social problem. The authors use take-action orientation to suggest solutions to social problems. The text weaves a global perspective throughout the text, emphasizing that ours is no longer an isolated society.

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Linda A. Mooney, Ph.D., is an associate professor of sociology at East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina. In addition to social problems, her specialties include law, criminology, and juvenile delinquency. She has published over 30 professional articles in such journals as SOCIAL FORCES, SOCIOLOGICAL INQUIRY, SEX ROLES, SOCIOLOGICAL QUARTERLY, and TEACHING SOCIOLOGY. She has won numerous teaching awards, including the University of North Carolina, Board of Governor's Distinguished Professor for Teaching Award.

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