The Encyclopedia of Social Problems offers an interdisciplinary perspective into many social issues that are a continuing concern in our lives. With more than 600 entries, these two volumes cover all of the major theories, approaches, and contemporary issues in social problems.
This landmark book fosters an interdisciplinary, international, and critical engagement both in the social study of human rights and the establishment of a human rights approach throughout the field of sociology.
Provides wide-ranging discussion and everyday illustrative examples to provide an in-depth introduction to classical and contemporary sociological theory. Short biographies and historical timelines of significant events provide context to theorists' ideas. Includes new examples of current social processes in China, South Korea, India, Latin America, the Middle East, and other non-Western societies.
Designed to introduce students to the variety of writing projects that sociologists undertake, this book offers practical knowledge concerning topics such as peer reviewed journal manuscripts, book reviews, grant proposals, and field notes. Writing for Emerging Sociologists uses writing as a tool to help students learn not only about sociology as a field of study, but to learn about the practice of sociology from current practitioners.
Does justice exist for Blacks in America? This comprehensive compilation of essays documents the historical and contemporary impact of the law and criminal justice system on people of African ancestry in the United States. * 120 A–Z entries on race and criminal justice and famous or infamous African American crime perpetrators or victims * Contributions from more than 50 distinguished scholars from many criminal justice/criminology academic programs across the country * An index of key persons, events, and legislation