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Social Problems in the UK: An Introduction

£38.99

SOCIAL PROBLEMS IN THE UK: AN INTRODUCTION

PAPERBACK by Isaacs, Stuart, QC (London Metropolitan University, UK)

£38.99

ISBN
9780415719995
IMPRINT
ROUTLEDGE
EDITION
PUBLISHER
TAYLOR & FRANCIS
FOR DELIVERY
IN STOCK
FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
200 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
29 OCT 2014

DESCRIPTION

Social Problems in the UK: An Introduction is the first textbook on contemporary social issues to contextualise social problems within the disciplines of sociology, social policy, criminology and applied social science. Drawing on the research and teaching experience of academics in these areas, this much-needed textbook brings together a comprehensive range of expertise. Social Problems in the UK discusses the strengthening and changing character of social construction, providing a new and invigorated way of studying the issues for all social science students. This clear, accessible textbook guides students in approaching the methodology, theory and research of social problems, and introduces the key topics in the area: migration and 'race' work and unemployment poverty drugs, violence and policing youth, sub-culture and gangs childhood and education Social Problems in the UK provides a number of helpful pedagogical features for ease of teaching and learning, including: case studies; links to data sources; textboxes highlighting examples, key figures etc.; study questions, and tips on how to undertake literature reviews and use journals and databases.

CONTENTS

1.Introduction 2.Understanding and Defining Social Problems, 3. Researching Social Problems, 4. Poverty, 5.Work and Unemployment, 6. Migration, 7. Childhood and Education, 8. Organised Crime and It's Policing, 9. Youth Gangs, 10. Conclusion