Investigating Social Problems

Investigating Social Problems

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a€œGiven the complexity of the issues, the study of social problems requires, indeed demands, specialized focus by experts.a€ -A. Javier TreviApo Welcome to a new way of Investigating Social Problems. In this groundbreaking new text, general editor A. Javier TreviApo, working with a panel of experts, thoroughly examines all aspects of social problems, providing a contemporary and authoritative introduction to the field. Each chapter is written by a specialist on that particular topic. This unique, contributed format ensures that the research and examples provided are the most current and relevant in the field. The chapters carefully follow a model framework to ensure consistency across the entire text and provide continuity for the reader. The text is framed around three major themes: intersectionality (the interplay of race, ethnicity, class, and gender), the global scope of many problems, and how researchers take an evidence-based approach to studying problems.Further, women go to doctors more than men do, especially during their childbearing years when many have family planning needs and receive prenatal care (Drapeau, Boyer, and Lesage 2009). Women are also encouraged to have regularanbsp;...

Title:Investigating Social Problems
Author:A. Javier Trevino
Publisher:SAGE Publications - 2014-07-24


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