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Publisher 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.

GENRE
Non-Fiction
RELEASED
2014
September 15
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
200
Pages
PUBLISHER
Taylor and Francis
SIZE
3.8
MB

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