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.
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.
Social Work for Sociologists introduces important frameworks, concepts, models, and skills from social work that will help sociologists as they plan their human service careers and will prepare them to tackle social problems with practical solutions.
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.
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