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Social Problems (?) in the News
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Olson, Joan. 2010. “Social Problems (?) in the News”. TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology, April. Washington DC: American Sociological Association.


Select a news article about a particular social problem. (You may use either the objectivist or constructionist approach when evaluating whether or not an issue constitutes a social problem.) The article must have appeared in a newspaper, news magazine, or on-line news organization’s web-site in the past two months. Limit your selection to publications...

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Subject Area(s):
Mass Communication/Public Opinion
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College 300

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