IMAGES OF ISSUES: TYPIFYING CONTEMPORARY SOCIAL PROBLEMS

IMAGES OF ISSUES: TYPIFYING CONTEMPORARY SOCIAL PROBLEMS

By: Best, Joel

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Constructionist theory describes and analyzes social problems as emerging t hrough the efforts of claimsmakers who bring issues to public attention. By typifying a problem and characterizing it as a particular sort, claimsmake rs can shape policymaking and public response to the problem. Th is new edi tion of Images of Issues addresses claimsmaking in the 1990s, featuring suc h issues as fathers' rights, stalking, sexual abuse by the clergy, hate cri mes, multicultural education, factory farming, and concluding with an expan ded discussion of the theoretical debate over constructionism.

Title: IMAGES OF ISSUES: TYPIFYING CONTEMPORARY SOCIAL PROBLEMS

Author Name: Best, Joel

Categories: Sociology,

Publisher: Aldine Transaction: 1995

ISBN Number: 0202305392

ISBN Number 13: 9780202305394

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: RWARE0000046831