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Test Bank for Social Problems Sociology in Action 1st Edition Atkinson

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

Unit I: Inequalities as Social Problems
Alexander Hernandez
Chapter 1: Understanding and Solving Social Problems by Kathleen Odell Korgen

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?

Dawn Norris
Chapter 2: Analyzing Economic Inequalities by Dawn Norris

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

Meghan Burke
Chapter 3: Recognizing Racism & Racial Inequalities by Meghan Burke

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?

Laura Logan
Chapter 4: Examining Gender Inequalities by Laura Logan

 

Kris Macomber
Chapter 4: Examining Gender Inequality

 

Jason Crockett
Chapter 5: Focusing on Sex and Sexualities by Jason Lee Crockett

A. How Does a Social Constructionist Approach Examine Gender Inequality?

Deborah Lowry
Chapter 6: Preparing for Aging Societies by Deborah Lowry

B. The Roots of Contemporary Gender Inequality: Identifying Patriarchal Culture

Daniel Herda
Chapter 7: Making Sense of Immigration and Migration by Daniel Herda

C. Contemporary Gender Inequality in the Workplace

Lillian MacNell
Chapter 8: Researching Environmental Problems by Lillian MacNell

D. Men’s Violence Against Women

Bridget Diamond-Welch
Chapter 9: Interpreting Crime by Bridget Diamond-Welch

E. How does Gender Inequality Affect Boys and Men?

Amy Sodaro
Chapter 10: Understanding War and Terrorism by Amy Sodaro

F. Other Gendered Social Problems

Danielle Rudes
Chapter 11: Identifying Problems in the Criminal Justice System by Danielle Rudes

G. Gender-Based Movements and Social Change

Rena Zito
Chapter 12: Discovering Problems in the Family by Rena Zito

 

Jason Crockett
Chapter 5: Focusing on Sex and Sexualities

 

Erinn Brooks
Chapter 13: Breaking Down Education Problems by Erin Brooks

A. Sex and Sexualities

Greogry Kordsmeier
Chapter 14: Prioritizing Health & Health Care Inequalities by Greogry T. Kordsmeier

B. Social Responses to Sex and Sexualities

Mary Trautner, Kathleen Korgen, Maxine Atkinson
Chapter 15: Realizing the Power by Mary Nell Trautner, Kathleen Odell Korgen, and Maxine Atkinson

C. Enforcing Sexual Norms at the Micro Level

D. Why Attitudes Towards Sex and Sexualities Change

Unit II: Global Population Problems
Deborah Lowry
Chapter 6: Preparing for Aging Societies

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?

Daniel Herda
Chapter 7: Making Sense of Migration and Immigration

A. Introduction

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

Lillian MacNell
Chapter 8: Researching Environmental Problems

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

Bridget Diamond-Welch
Chapter 9: Contesting Crime

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

Amy Sodaro
Chapter 10: Understanding War and Terrorism

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

Unit III: Institutional Problems
Rena C. Zito
Chapter 11: Identifying Problems in the Criminal Justice System

A. The U.S. Criminal Justice System

B. Policing

C. Courts and Corrections

D. Criminal Records

Rena C. Zito
Chapter 12: Discovering Problems in the Family

A. What is a Family?

B. Social Construction of Families as Problems

C. Family problems as Social Problems

D. Social Problems Affecting Families

Erinn Brooks
Chapter 13: Pursuing Equity in Education

A. Introduction

B. The Purpose of Education

C. Social Problems in Education and Schools

D. Reforms that Can Improve Education Systems

Gregory T. Kordsmeier
Chapter 14: Prioritizing Health & Health Care Inequalities

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

Kathleen Odell Korgen & Maxine P. Atkinson
Chapter 15: Realizing the Power – and Vulnerability – of Institutions

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?

Glenn A. Bowen
Appendix: Addressing Social Problems through Service-learning

A. Fundamentals of Service-learning

B. Assessment of Service-learning

C. Tips for Faculty Considering Service-learning

D. Service-learning in a Social Problems Course