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Social Problems
Community, Policy, and Social Action

Seventh Edition

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Social Problems

May 2022 | 512 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Empower your students to become part of the solution.

The new Seventh Edition of Social Problems: Community, Policy, and Social Action by Anna Leon-Guerrero goes beyond the typical presentation of contemporary social problems and their consequences by emphasizing the importance and effectiveness of community involvement to achieve real solutions. With a clear and upbeat tone, this thought-provoking text challenges readers to see the social and structural forces that determine our social problems; to consider various policies and programs that attempt to address these problems; and to recognize and learn how they can be part of the solution to social problems in their own community.

This title is accompanied by a complete teaching and learning package. Contact your SAGE representative to request a demo.

Digital Option / Courseware
SAGE Vantage
is an intuitive digital platform that delivers this text’s content and course materials in a learning experience that offers auto-graded assignments and interactive multimedia tools, all carefully designed to ignite student engagement and drive critical thinking. Built with you and your students in mind, it offers simple course set-up and enables students to better prepare for class. Learn more.

Assignable Video with Assessment
Assignable video (available with SAGE Vantage) is tied to learning objectives and curated exclusively for this text to bring concepts to life. Watch a sample video now. 

LMS Cartridge: Import this title’s instructor resources into your school’s learning management system (LMS) and save time. Don’t use an LMS? You can still access all of the same online resources for this title via the password-protected Instructor Resource Site.  Learn more.
 
Chapter 1 Sociology and the Study of Social Problems
 
Part I The Bases of Inequality
 
Chapter 2 Social Class
 
Chapter 3 Race and Ethnicity
 
Chapter 4 Gender
 
Chapter 5 Sexual Orientation
 
Chapter 6 Age and Aging
 
Part II Our Social Institutions
 
Chapter 7 Families
 
Chapter 8 Education
 
Chapter 9 Work and the Economy
 
Chapter 10 Health and Medicine
 
Chapter 11 The Media
 
Part III Our Social and Physical Worlds
 
Chapter 12 Drug Abuse
 
Chapter 13 Crime and Criminal Justice
 
Chapter 14 The Environment
 
Chapter 15 War and Terrorism
 
Part IV Individual Action and Social Change
 
Chapter 16 Social Problems and Social Action

Supplements

Student Study Site
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The open-access Student Study Site makes it easy for students to maximize their study time, anywhere, anytime. It offers flashcards that strengthen understanding of key terms and concepts, as well as learning objectives that reinforce the most important material.
Instructor Resource Site
edge.sagepub.com/leonguerrero7e

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LMS cartridge included with this title for use in Blackboard, Canvas, Brightspace by Desire2Learn (D2L), and Moodle

The LMS cartridge makes it easy to import this title’s instructor resources into your learning management system (LMS). These resources include:
  • Test banks
  • Editable chapter-specific PowerPoint® slides
  • Sample course syllabi
  • Lecture notes
  • All tables and figures from the textbook
Don’t use an LMS platform?

You can still access all of the same online resources for this title via the password-protected Instructor Resource Site.