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Social Problems: SOC220
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Gibson, Greg. 2010. “Social Problems: SOC220”. TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology, April. Washington DC: American Sociological Association.


Sociology 220 is designed to introduce students to the study of social problems and to thinking about their world both objectively and subjectively. Sociologists typically codify and analyze social problems as either: (1) real conditions that exist in society—an objectivist view, or (2) as subjectively created—a subjectivist or socially constructed view....

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Subject Area(s):
Introduction to Sociology/Social Problems
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College 200

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