Table of contents for Handbook of social problems : an international, comparative perspective / edited by George Ritzer.

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Acknowledgments	000
Introduction	000
Part I. Introduction
1.	Social Problems: A Comparative International Perspective	000
George Ritzer, University of Maryland
2.	Theoretical Issues in the Study of Social Problems and Deviance	000
Joel Best, University of Delaware
3.	Methodological Issues in the Study of Social Problems	000
Norman K. Denzin, University of Illinois, Chicago and Yvonna S. Lincoln, Texas A&M
4.	Social Problems and Public Policy	000
Tim Blackman, Teeside and Roberta Woods, University of Northumbria
Part II. Social Problems
5.	Population Change	000
Sonalde Desai, University of Maryland
6.	Ecological Problems	000
Steven Yearley, University of York, UK
7.	Global Inequality	000
Salvatore J. Babones and Jonathan H. Turner, University of California, Riverside
8.	Racism in Comparative Perspective	000
Joe R. Feagin and Pinar Batur, University of Florida
9.	Ethnic Conflict as a Global Social Problem	000
Thomas D. Hall, Depauw and Lester M. Jones
10.	Gender Inequality	000
Amy S. Wharton, Washington State University
11.	Urban Problems in Global Perspective	000
Chigon Kim, University of Dayton and Mark Gottdiener, SUNY, Buffalo
12.	Work-Related Social Problems	000
Teresa A. Sullivan, University of Texas
13.	The Media and Social Problems	000
Douglas Kellner, University of California, Los Angeles
14.	Consumption as a Social Problem	000
Douglas J. Goodman, University of Puget Sound
15.	Family Problems in Global Perspective	000
Felix M. Berardo and Constance L. Shehan, University of Florida
16.	Racial and Ethnic Educational Inequality in Global Perspective	000
Caroline Hodges Persell, Richard Arum, and Kathryn Seufert, New York University
17.	Health as a Social Problem	000
William C. Cockerham, University of Alabama at Birmingham
18.	How Medical Care Systems Become Social Problems	000
Andrew Twaddle, University of Missouri, Columbia
19.	Aids as a Social Problem: The Creation of Social Pariahs in The Management of an Epidemic	000
Bronwen Lichtenstein, University of Alabama, Birmingham
20.	War, Militarism and National Security	000
Ian Roxborough, SUNY, Stoney Brook
21.	Sea Change: The Modern Terrorist Environment in Perspective	000
Gus Martin
22.	The Geopolitics of Mass Destruction: How Genocide Became a Global Social Problem	000
David Norman Smith, University of Kansas
23.	Globalization	000
John Boli, Emory University
24.	Technology and Social Problems	000
Frank Webster, City University, London and Mark Erickson, Aston University, Birmingham
25.	The Internet as a Global Social Problem	000
Gili S. Drori, Stanford University
26.	Risk	000
John Tulloch, Cardiff University, Wales
Part III. Deviance
27.	Crime	000
Michael Tonry, Cambridge University
28.	Juvenile Delinquency	000
Mark C. Stafford, University of Texas
29.	Drug Use as a Global Social Problem	000
Erich Goode, University of Texas
30.	The Sexual Spectacle: Making a Public Culture of Sexual Problems	000
Ken Plummer, Essex
31.	Modern Day Folk Devils and the Problem of Children's Presence in the Global Sex Trade	000
Julia O'Connell Davidson, Nottingham
32.	Mental Illness as a Social Problem	000
Howard B. Kaplan, Texas A&M
33.	Disability as a Global Issue	000
Gary L. Albrecht, University of Illinois at Chicago
34.	Corruption as a Global Social Problem	000
Gary LaFree and Nancy Morris, University of Maryland
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Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Social problems, Social problems United States