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[p. v; TOC] Contents 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 Index About the Editor About the Contributors
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Social problems, Social problems United States