Encyclopedia of Social Problems
Edited by Vincent N. Parrillo
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Encyclopedia of Social Problems by Vincent N. Parrillo
Book DescriptionFrom terrorism to social inequality and from health care to environmental issues, social problems affect us all. The Encyclopedia will offer an interdisciplinary perspective into these and many other social problems that are a continuing concern in our lives, whether we confront them on a personal, local, regional, national, or global level. The goal of the Encyclopedia of Social Problems is to provide a premier reference tool for students, scholars, and professionals with a wide range of specialties. Covering all of the major theories, approaches, and contemporary issues in social problems and their interconnectedness, the Encyclopedia will also provide insight into how social conditions get defined as social problems, and the ways different people and organizations view and try to solve them. The Encyclopedia will be organized in A-to-Z format with cross-referencing of entries around a series of broad themes. Contributors will come from many disciplines, including economics, geography, political science, psychology, sociology, and womenAes studies.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781412941655
(280mm x 216mm x 82mm)
Imprint: SAGE Publications Inc
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Publish Date: 29-Jul-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Vincent N. Parrillo
Cities and Urban Life, Paperback (January 2016)
Revised edition of the authors' Cities and urban life, 2013.
Diversity in America, Hardback (September 2012)» View all books by Vincent N. Parrillo
Updated and expanded fourth edition which addresses key controversial topics generating debate in US society today.
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Author Biography - Vincent N. Parrillo
Vincent N. Parrillo was born and raised in Paterson, New Jersey. He received his B.S. degree from Seton Hall University, his M.A.from Montclair State University, and his doctorate from Rutgers University. He teaches the following undergraduate courses: Minority Groups in America, Urban Sociology, Sociology of Socialization, Social Problems, Ethnic and Racial Conflict Resolution. Graduate courses include Racial and Ethnic Experiences and Sociology of Intercultural Communication.
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