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Social Problems: SOC540 (1&2)
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Kelly, Maura. 2010. “Social Problems: SOC540 (1&Amp;2)”. TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology, April. Washington DC: American Sociological Association.


Social problems are situations or conditions that threaten values or stand in the way of people achieving their goals and are social in origin, harm many people, harm society, and are recognized as a situation or condition that is wrong and needs to be changed (Charon 2006:3-11). In this course we will examine social problems relating to: economic...

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