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ISBN-10 0205882382ISBN-13 9780205882380
ISBN-10 0205881882ISBN-13 9780205881888
Author(s): D. Stanley Eitzen; Maxine Baca Zinn; Kelly Eitzen Smith
Publisher: Pearson
Copyright year: © 2014 Pages: 576

Viewing our society from a conflict perspective.

Taking a conflict approach, Social Problems, 13e examines social problems, how they are interrelated to other problems, and society’s role in their creation and perpetuation. This textaddresses interesting subjects, such as corporate crime, urban decay, poverty and the changing economy.

The thirteenth edition focuses more deliberately on five major themes:  the structural sources of social problems; the role of the United States in global social problems; the centrality of class, race, gender, sexuality, and disability as sources of division, inequality, and injustice; the critical examination of society; and solutions to social problems.

MySocLab is an integral part of the Eitzan / Zinn / Smith program. Key learning applications include MySocLab Videos, Social Explorer and Sociology in Focus Blog.

Teaching & Learning Experience

  • Personalize LearningMySocLab is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program. It helps students prepare for class and instructor gauge individual and class performance.

  • Improve Critical Thinking — Chapter organization follows a logical framework that traces a problem from its origin to solution.

  • Engage Students — International, national, and personal examples help students understand issues better.

  • Explore Theory — Major sociological theories within context of social problem are discussed.

  • Understand Diversity — Features help students think globally about defining a solution to social problems.

  • Support Instructors — A number of Instructor Resources including PowerPoint Presentations, MyTest Test Bank, and Instructor’s Manual.

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