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Test Bank for Investigating Social Problems 2nd Edition Trevino

Downloadable Instructor Test Bank for Investigating Social Problems 2nd Edition By A. Javier Trevino, ISBN: 9781544324074, ISBN: 9781506348506, ISBN: 9781544343754, ISBN: 9781544330891

Table Of Content

Preface
PART I: The Sociological Study of Social Problems
A. Javier Treviño
1. Sociology and Social Problems

SETTLING FOR LESS

THE SOCIOLOGICAL STUDY OF SOCIAL PROBLEMS

THE SOCIOLOGICAL IMAGINATION

SOCIOLOGICAL RESEARCH

THREE SOCIOLOGICAL THEORIES

APPLYING THE THREE THEORIES TO SOCIAL PROBLEMS

SOCIAL POLICY

SPECIALIZED THEORIES

SERVICE SOCIOLOGY AND SOCIAL PROBLEMS

CHAPTER SUMMARY

KEY TERMS

PART II: Problems of Inequality
Keith M. Kilty, Leslie Hossfeld, E. Brooke Kelly, and Julia Waity
2. POVERTY AND CLASS INEQUALITY

WHO IS HUNGRY ON CAMPUS?

POVERTY, CLASS, AND INEQUALITY ARE SOCIAL CONSTRUCTIONS

PATTERNS AND TRENDS

SOCIAL CLASS

INEQUALITY

USING THEORY TO EXPLAIN POVERTY, CLASS, AND INEQUALITY: THE VIEWS FROM THE FUNCTIONALIST, SYMBOLIC INTERACTIONIST, AND CONFLICT PERSPECTIVES

SPECIALIZED THEORIES APPLIED TO POVERTY AND INEQUALITY

SOCIAL CHANGE: WHAT CAN YOU DO?

CHAPTER SUMMARY

KEY TERMS

Eileen O’Brien
3. RACE AND ETHNICITY

WHITE RACIAL PRIVILEGE

DEFINING RACE AND ETHNICITY IN A NEW MILLENNIUM

PATTERNS AND TRENDS

USING THEORY TO EXPLAIN RACIAL INEQUALITY: THE VIEWS FROM THE FUNCTIONALIST, SYMBOLIC INTERACTIONIST, AND CONFLICT PERSPECTIVES

SPECIALIZED THEORIES ABOUT RACIAL INEQUALITY

SOCIAL CHANGE: WHAT CAN YOU DO?

CHAPTER SUMMARY

KEY TERMS

Robin Ryle and Katie Ann Hasson
4. Gender

WAVES OF PROTEST AND PINK HATS

DEFINING GENDER INEQUALITY

FEMINISM, MEN, AND THE STUDY OF GENDER AS A SOCIAL PROBLEM

LOOKING AT GENDER ON CAMPUS AND BEYOND

USING THEORY TO UNDERSTAND GENDER INEQUALITY: THE VIEWS FROM THE FUNCTIONALIST, SYMBOLIC INTERACTIONIST, AND CONFLICT PERSPECTIVES

QUEER THEORY: AN INTERDISCIPLINARY PERSPECTIVE ON GENDER

SOCIAL CHANGE: WHAT CAN YOU DO?

CHAPTER SUMMARY

KEY TERMS

Rebecca F. Plante and Elroi J. Windsor
5. SEXUALITIES

AND THEN, SHE WAS GONE

UNDERSTANDING HOW SEXUALITIES CAN BE SOCIAL PROBLEMS

PATTERNS AND TRENDS

USING THEORY TO UNDERSTAND SEXUAL VIOLENCE: THE VIEWS FROM THE FUNCTIONALIST, CONFLICT, AND SYMBOLIC INTERACTIONIST PERSPECTIVES

SPECIFIC THEORIES IN SEXUALITIES AND SOCIAL PROBLEMS SCHOLARSHIP

SOCIAL CHANGE: WHAT CAN YOU DO?

CHAPTER SUMMARY

KEY TERMS

Duane A. Matcha
6. Aging

HOMESHARING: MILLENNIALS AND OLDER INDIVIDUALS

IS AGING A SOCIAL PROBLEM?

PATTERNS AND TRENDS

USING THEORY TO UNDERSTAND AGING: THE VIEWS FROM THE FUNCTIONALIST, CONFLICT, AND SYMBOLIC INTERACTIONIST PERSPECTIVES

SPECIALIZED THEORIES ABOUT AGING

SOCIAL CHANGE: WHAT CAN YOU DO?

CHAPTER SUMMARY

KEY TERMS

PART III: Problems of Institutions
Ryan W. Coughlan, Alan R. Sadovnik, Susan F. Semel, and Jenny Stuber
7. EDUCATION

IDRIS AND SEUN

PATTERNS AND TRENDS

U.S. EDUCATION SYSTEM: A BRIEF HISTORY

USING SOCIOLOGICAL THEORIES IN EDUCATION

SPECIALIZED THEORIES IN THE SOCIOLOGY OF EDUCATION

EXPLANATIONS FOR EDUCATIONAL INEQUALITY

EDUCATIONAL REFORM FROM THE 1980S TO 2017

SOCIAL CHANGE: WHAT CAN YOU DO?

CHAPTER SUMMARY

KEY TERMS

William Hoynes
8. Media

THE DRAMA OF “ROAD RAGE”

PATTERNS AND TRENDS

DEBATING MEDIA AS A CAUSE OF SOCIAL PROBLEMS

EMERGENT SOCIAL PROBLEMS AND NEW MEDIA TECHNOLOGIES

TRADITIONAL THEORETICAL PERSPECTIVES ON MEDIA AND SOCIAL PRO

THEORIES IN CONTEMPORARY MEDIA AND SOCIAL PROBLEMS SCHOLARSHIP

SOCIAL CHANGE: WHAT CAN YOU DO?

CHAPTER SUMMARY

KEY TERMS

Meg Wilkes Karraker
9. Family

A RETREAT FROM MARRIAGE AND FAMILY

PATTERNS AND TRENDS

FAMILY PROBLEMS AND THREE INSTITUTIONAL STAKEHOLDERS

USING THEORY TO EXPLAIN FAMILY PROBLEMS: THE VIEW FROM THE FUNCTIONALIST, CONFLICT, AND SYMBOLIC INTERACTIONIST PERSPECTIVES

FOUR SPECIALIZED THEORIES BEYOND FUNCTIONALISM, CONFLICT, AND SYMBOLIC INTERACTIONISM

SOCIAL CHANGE: WHAT CAN YOU DO?

CHAPTER SUMMARY

KEY TERMS

Rudi Volti
10. Work and the Economy

FROM 500 TO 750 ENVELOPES

WORK AND THE LABOR FORCE

PATTERNS AND TRENDS

STAKEHOLDERS

USING THEORY TO EXAMINE WORK AND THE ECONOMY: THE FUNCTIONALIST, CONFLICT, AND SYMBOLIC INTERACTIONIST PERSPECTIVES

SPECIALIZED THEORIES: WEBER AND SCIENTIFIC MANAGEMENT

SOCIAL CHANGE: WHAT CAN YOU DO?

CHAPTER SUMMARY

KEY TERMS

PART IV: Problems of Health and Safety
Kathleen Currul-Dykeman, Susan Guarino-Ghezzi, Kyle J. Thomas, and Benjamin C. Hamilton
11. Crime

IN A HOODED SWEATSHIRT

INTRODUCTION: CRIME AS A SOCIAL PROBLEM

CRIMES ARE SOCIALLY DEFINED

DATA SOURCES AND CORRELATES OF CRIME

PATTERNS AND TRENDS

THE U.S. CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM AND ITS STAKEHOLDERS

CRIME FROM THE STRUCTURAL FUNCTIONALIST, SYMBOLIC INTERACTIONIST, AND CONFLICT PERSPECTIVES

SPECIALIZED THEORIES ABOUT CRIME

SOCIAL CHANGE: WHAT CAN YOU DO?

CHAPTER SUMMARY

KEY TERMS

Brian C. Kelly, Dina Perrone, and Carrie B. Oser
12. Drugs

A CANARY IN A COAL MINE?

DRUGS IN SOCIETIES

DRUG DEPENDENCE AND ASSOCIATED HARMS

PATTERNS OF DRUG USE ACROSS SOCIAL GROUPS

USING THEORY TO UNDERSTAND DRUG USE: THE VIEWS FROM THE FUNCTIONALIST, CONFLICT, AND SYMBOLIC INTERACTIONIST PERSPECTIVES

SPECIALIZED THEORIES ON DRUG USE

SOCIAL CHANGE: WHAT CAN YOU DO?

CHAPTER SUMMARY

KEY TERMS

Kevin White and Valerie Leiter
13. Health

SUFFERING FROM DRAPETOMANIA

WHAT ARE DISEASE AND ILLNESS?

PATTERNS AND TRENDS

THE U.S. HEALTH CARE SYSTEM AND ITS STAKEHOLDERS

USING THEORY TO UNDERSTAND HEALTH: THE VIEWS FROM THE FUNCTIONALIST, CONFLICT, AND SYMBOLIC INTERACTIONIST PERSPECTIVES

SPECIALIZED THEORIES

SOCIAL CHANGE: WHAT CAN YOU DO?

CHAPTER SUMMARY

KEY TERMS

PART V: Problems of Global Impact
Katharine A. Legun and Michael M. Bell
14. THE Environment

EXPERIENCING THE HEAT WAVE

ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS AS SOCIAL PROBLEMS

PATTERNS AND TRENDS

THEORETICAL APPROACHES IN ENVIRONMENTAL SOCIOLOGY

SPECIALIZED THEORIES IN ENVIRONMENTAL SOCIOLOGY

SOCIAL CHANGE: WHAT CAN YOU DO?

CHAPTER SUMMARY

KEY TERMS

Wenda K. Bauchspies and Michael Mascarenhas
15. Science and Technology

SCIENCE AND THE PUBLIC TRUST

HACKING AND CYBERCRIME AROUND THE WORLD

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AS SOCIALLY DEFINED

PATTERNS AND TRENDS

SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, AND THEIR STAKEHOLDERS

USING THEORY TO EXAMINE SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: THE VIEWS FROM THE FUNCTIONALIST, CONFLICT, AND SYMBOLIC INTERACTIONIST PERSPECTIVES

SPECIALIZED THEORIES

SOCIAL CHANGE: WHAT CAN YOU DO?

CHAPTER SUMMARY

KEY TERMS

Paul Joseph and Ori Swed
16. War and Terrorism

THE ISLAMIC STATE AND THE BLURRING LINES BETWEEN WAR AND COUNTERTERRORISM

WAR AS A SOCIAL CONCEPT

PATTERNS AND TRENDS

THE FUTURE OF WAR

USING THEORY TO EXAMINE WAR AND TERRORISM: THE VIEWS FROM THE FUNCTIONALIST, CONFLICT, AND SYMBOLIC INTERACTIONIST PERSPECTIVES

SPECIALIZED THEORY: THE TWO-SOCIETY THESIS

TERRORISM

SOCIAL CHANGE: WHAT CAN YOU DO?

Katie Hasson
Gender

CHAPTER SUMMARY

E. Brooke Kelly, Leslie Hossfeld, Julia Waity
2. Poverty and Class Inequality

KEY TERMS

Michael Ian Borer and Tyler S. Schafer
17. Urbanization

URBANIZATION AND CITY GROWTH IN GLITTER GULCH

URBANIZATION, GROWTH, AND SOCIAL PROBLEMS

PATTERNS AND TRENDS

THEORETICAL PERSPECTIVES IN URBAN SOCIOLOGY

SPECIALIZED THEORIES IN URBAN SOCIOLOGY

SOCIAL CHANGE: WHAT CAN YOU DO?

CHAPTER SUMMARY

KEY TERMS

Glossary
References
Index