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Social Problems in a Diverse Society
Social Problems in a Diverse Society
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Examining the significance of race, class, and gender in understanding social problems--Social Problems in a Diverse Society 6e uses sociological perspectives to analyze current social problems.

KEY TOPICS: Improve Critical Thinking-Critical thinking questions found at the beginning and end of every chapter help students use the sociological imagination. Explore Theory-The text's balanced approach encourages students to use many contemporary theoretical perspectives to analyze social problems.

MARKET: For those interested in understanding the role race, class, and gender play in social problems.

About the Author: Diana Kendall received a Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin, where she was invited to membership in Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society.

Her areas of specialization and primary research interests are sociological theory, race/class/gender studies, and the sociology of medicine. Her articles and presented papers primarily focus on the scholarship of teaching and on an examination of U.S. women of the upper classes across racial and ethnic groups.

In addition to Social Problems in a Diverse Society, she is the author of The Power of Good Deeds: Privileged Women and the Social Reproduction of the Upper Class (Rowman & Littlefield, 2002) andFraming Class: Media Representations of Wealth and Poverty in America (Rowman & Littlefield, 2005).

Diana Kendall is currently Professor of Sociology at Baylor University, where she has taught a variety of courses, including Introduction to Sociology, Sociological Theory (undergraduate and graduate), Sociology of Medicine, and Race, Class, and Gender. Previously, she enjoyed many years of teaching sociology and serving as chair of the Social and Behavioral Science Division at Austin Community College. Professor Kendall is actively involved in national and regional sociological associations, including the American Sociological Association, Sociologists for Women in Society, the Society for the Study of Social Problems, the Southern Sociological Society, and the Southwestern Sociological Association.

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Product Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780205152902
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Publisher Imprint: Pearson
  • Depth: 19
  • Height: 251 mm
  • No of Pages: 496
  • Series Title: Mysoclab
  • Weight: 797 gr
  • ISBN-10: 0205152902
  • Publisher Date: 13 Mar 2012
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Edition: 6
  • Language: English
  • Returnable: N
  • Spine Width: 18 mm
  • Width: 201 mm

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