Social Issues In Sport 3rd Edition

Author: Woods, Ron
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 9781450495202
Size: 19.55 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Social Issues in Sport, Third Edition, explores common questions and issues about sport and its relation to society through various sociological and cultural lenses. The text is grounded in practical application and provides social theories through which students may examine real-world issues.

Social Problems

Author: Lorne Tepperman
Publisher:
ISBN: 0199009090
Size: 10.37 MB
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Current and Canadian, this text explores the dynamics and consequences of social problems-such as poverty, unemployment, crime, drug abuse, health, war, and terrorism-that impact Canada and the rest of the world. Each problem is examined through a variety of theoretical paradigms before itsimpact both on individuals and society as a whole is explored.

Social Problems

Author: Anna Leon-Guerrero
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9781452238548
Size: 13.50 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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With an engaging writing style that has made it a popular choice at both 2- and 4-year schools, the Third Edition of Anna Leon-Guerrero’s Social Problems textbook clearly presents contemporary social problems and addresses their consequences while emphasizing community involvement by both individuals and groups to achieve real solutions. With an overarching focus on social inequalities, this proven text provides a platform for discussion that encourages critical thinking through compelling illustrations, boxed features, learning checks, discussion questions, and online learning tools, all designed to inspire hope rather than simply present a disheartening parade of maladies.

Bundle Leon Guerrero Social Problems 3e Crone How Can We Solve Our Social Problems 2e

Author: Anna Y. Leon-Guerrero
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
ISBN: 1412963702
Size: 17.75 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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Social Problems, Third Edition is now available as a packaged bundle with How Can We Solve Our Social Problems?, Second Edition. Social Problems, Third Edition With an engaging writing style that has made it a popular choice at both 2- and 4-year schools, this Third Edition clearly presents contemporary social problems and addresses their consequences while emphasizing community involvement by both individuals and groups to achieve real solutions. With an overarching focus on social inequalities, this proven text provides a platform for discussion that encourages critical thinking and inspires hope rather than simply present a disheartening parade of maladies. How Can We Solve Our Social Problems?, Second Edition Updated with recent issues such as the national debate on health care reform, this Second Edition of How Can We Solve Our Social Problems? gives students a sense of hope by demonstrating specific, realistic steps we can take to solve some of the most pervasive social problems in America today. Author James Crone maintains a sense of sociological objectivity throughout and helps students realize that we can take steps to solve such key social problems as poverty, racial and ethnic inequality, unequal education, and environmental issues. The book's first two chapters define “social problem,,” provide a theoretical background, discuss the daunting barriers we face in attempting to solve social problems, and demonstrate how sociology can help.

Social Policy

Author: Paul Spicker
Publisher: Policy Press
ISBN: 9781447316121
Size: 20.29 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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Social Policy: Theory and practice is a fully revised, updated and extended edition of a bestselling social policy textbook, extensively reworked and adapted to meet the needs of its international readership. The book lays out the architecture of social policy as a field of study, binding the discussion of theory to the understanding of social policy in practice. It aims to provide students and practitioners with a sense of the scope, range and purpose of the subject while developing critical awareness of problems, issues and common fallacies. Written in an accessible and engaging style, it explains what social policy is and why it matters; looks at social policy in its social context; considers policy, the role of the state and the social services; explores issues in social administration and service delivery; and focuses on the methods and approaches of the subject. For practitioners, there are discussions of the techniques and approaches used to apply social policy in practice. For students, there are boxes raising issues and reviewing case studies, questions for discussion and a detailed glossary. The book’s distinctive, path–breaking approach makes it invaluable for students studying social policy at a range levels, professionals and practitioners in the field of social policy.

The Social Studies Curriculum

Author: E. Wayne Ross
Publisher: SUNY Press
ISBN: 9780791481042
Size: 20.76 MB
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This updated third edition contains new chapters on important issues—including race, gender, sexuality, and multiculturalism—affecting social studies education.