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Halnon, Karen. 2010. “Social Problems”. TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology, April. Washington DC: American Sociological Association.


This course is a sociological introduction to social problems, or more precisely, an introduction to the political economy of social problems. Following in the tradition of classical sociologists Marx, Weber, and Durkheim (with greatest emphasis on the two former), we will probe the meaning, nature, and consequences of capitalism in our present times. We...

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Marxist Sociology
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College 300

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