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Social Problems 980:060
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Stalp, Marybeth. 2010. “Social Problems 980:060”. TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology, April. Washington DC: American Sociological Association.


Society is filled with social problems, both "known" and unacknowledged. Specifically, this class focuses on understanding two major approaches to the study of social problems: the social constructionist perspective, and the objectivist perspective. We examine how society defines social problems (objectivist) versus how some sociologists define and...

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Introduction to Sociology/Social Problems
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College 200

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