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Social Problems in Asia (SOCG 218): Week 1

Introduction

How to define “social problems”?

Week 1 Book List

READINGS

1. Konradi, Amanda and Martha Schmidt. 2004. Reading between the Lines. Toward an Understanding of Current Social Problems. 3rd Edition. McGraw Hill. Chapter 1: A Conceptual toolkit. Pp. 1-13.

2. Kendall, Diana. 2010. Social Problems in a Diverse Society. 5ed. Allyn and Bacon. Chapter 1: Studying Social Problems. Pp.1-8.

3. Loseke, Donileen R. 2003. Thinking about Social Problems. An Introduction to Constructionist Perspectives. 2nd ed. New Brunswick: Transaction Publishers. Chapter 1. Examining Social Problems, pp. 3-13.

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