Test Bank for Social Problems Sociology in Action 1st Edition Atkinson
Downloadable Instructor Test Bank for Social Problems Sociology in Action 1st Edition By Maxine P. Atkinson, Kathleen Odell Korgen, Mary Nell Trautner, ISBN: 9781544358659, ISBN: 9781544338668, ISBN: 9781071813713, ISBN: 9781071813560
Table Of Content
A. What is a Social Problem?
B. Sociology and the Study of Social Problems
C. Why are some—But Not Other—Social Conditions Considered Social Problems?
D. How Can Professional Sociologists—and You—Help Solve Social Problems?
A. Economic Inequality and Social Problems
B. Explaining Economic Inequality
C. Wealth and Income Gaps: How Much Inequality Exists?
D. The Question of Mobility
E. Social Problems That Cause Economic Inequality
F. Social Problems Caused by Economic Inequality
G. Solving the Social Problem of Economic Inequality: Policies, Movements, and Action
A. What is Race?
B. What is Racism?
C. Why Does Racial Inequality Exist?
D. Why Do Racial Inequality and Racism Persist?
E. What Social Problems Relate to Racism and Racial Inequalities?
F. How Can We Challenge and Address Racism and Racial Inequality?
A. How Does a Social Constructionist Approach Examine Gender Inequality?
B. The Roots of Contemporary Gender Inequality: Identifying Patriarchal Culture
C. Contemporary Gender Inequality in the Workplace
D. Men’s Violence Against Women
E. How does Gender Inequality Affect Boys and Men?
F. Other Gendered Social Problems
G. Gender-Based Movements and Social Change
A. Sex and Sexualities
B. Social Responses to Sex and Sexualities
C. Enforcing Sexual Norms at the Micro Level
D. Why Attitudes Towards Sex and Sexualities Change
A. What is Population Aging?
B. What Social Problems Accompany Aging Societies?
C. What are Governments Doing to Prepare for Aging Populations?
D. What Can Local Communities Do to Improve Conditions of Aging?
B. The Social Construction of Immigrants as a Problem
C. Social Problems Causing Migration
D. Social Problems Affecting Immigrants
E. Social Problems Caused by Immigration
A. The Link between Environmental and Social Problems
B. The Environmental Costs of Powering Our Lives
C. Recognizing and Curbing Climate Change
D. Food and Agriculture
E. Confronting Environmental Injustice
A. (Re)Defining Crime
B. The Social Construction of Crime
C. Mistakes in Claim Construction
D. Class, Race, Gender, and Critical Criminology
E. Social Problems that Cause Crime
A. Understanding War as a Social Problem
B. Seeing War as a Social Problem
C. War’s Impact on Society
D. Understanding Terrorism as a Social Problem
E. Consequences of Terrorism
F. Confronting War and Terrorism
A. The U.S. Criminal Justice System
C. Courts and Corrections
D. Criminal Records
A. What is a Family?
B. Social Construction of Families as Problems
C. Family problems as Social Problems
D. Social Problems Affecting Families
B. The Purpose of Education
C. Social Problems in Education and Schools
D. Reforms that Can Improve Education Systems
A. Understanding Health and Health-Related Social Problems
B. How Social Problems Affect Health
C. Social Problems and Inequalities in the Health Care System
D. Facing Health Challenges Collectively
A. Why Does a Society Need Social Institutions?
B. Why Do Institutions Fail?
C. Declining Faith in Institutions in the United States
D. How Can Social Problems Weaken Institutions?
E. How Can We Save Our Social Institutions?
A. Fundamentals of Service-learning
B. Assessment of Service-learning
C. Tips for Faculty Considering Service-learning