Empower your students to become part of the solution.
With a clear and upbeat voice, this thought-provoking overview of social problems challenges readers to understand and recognize social problems in their communities and inspires them to become part of the solution. The Fourth Edition of this popular book goes beyond the typical presentation of contemporary social problems and their consequences by emphasizing the importance and effectiveness of community involvement to achieve real solutions. With an overarching focus on social inequalities and policy, this proven text provides a platform for discussion that encourages critical thinking and inspires hope.
About the Author
Anna Leon-Guerrero is Professor of Sociology at Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, Washington. She teaches courses in statistics, social theory, and social problems. She is a recipient of the university’s Faculty Excellence Award and the K. T. Tang Award for Excellence in Research. She received her PhD in sociology from the University of California, Los Angeles. She is also the author of Social Problems: Community, Policy and Social Action.
Product Details :
- Paperback: 560 pages
- Publisher: SAGE Publications, Inc; Fourth Edition edition (April 3, 2013)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1452205434
- ISBN-13: 978-1452205434
- Product Dimensions: 9.9 x 8 x 0.9 inches