Social Problems in the UK

Social Problems in the UK

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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 a€˜racea€™ 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.... to the UK by White (2011: 148Ay9) cites reports of anti-Polish racist incidents in local newspapers, though none affecting the actual project respondents. ... The project examined the use of public benefits and healthcare services by non- active (not employed) intra-EU migrants. Despite many requests, the British government has been unable to supply evidence of significant intra-EU welfare ... While many of these arguments do not stand up to critical scrutiny, perhaps the root of theanbsp;...

Title:Social Problems in the UK
Author:Stuart Isaacs, David Blundell, Anne Foley, Norman Ginsburg, Brian McDonough, Dan Silverstone, Tara Young
Publisher:Routledge - 2014-09-15


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