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GRAD > SOCIOL > 620

Social Problems

Description:
An analysis of theories to explain the historical development of social problems. Theories include Marxian and non-Marxian analyses, micro- and macro-theoretical approaches such as functionalism, conflict, interactionism and deviance perspectives. Special attention is given to the application of theories for the understanding of such contemporary social problems such as unemployment and poverty, problems of urban communities, inter-group conflict/relations, individual deviance and others.

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