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Thinking about Social Problems: An Introduction to Constructionist Perspectives (Social Problems and Social Issues)

 
 
 
 
Thinking about Social Problems: An Introduction to Constructionist Perspectives (Social Problems and Social Issues)
Author: Donileen R. Loseke
ISBN 13: 9780202306841
ISBN 10: 202306844
Edition: 2
Publisher: Aldine Transaction
Publication Date: 2003-12-31
Format: Paperback
Pages: 224
List Price: $24.95
 
 

This second edition of a classroom text devotes more attention to new social movements that emphasize social change through identity transformation rather than through structural change, and looks more closely at the importance of emotion in constructing public consciousness of social problems. The author teaches at the University of South Florida. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Canadian Journal of Sociology Online - Mitch Berbrier

[E]xtraordinarily lucid writing by an active researcher who clearly has a masterful grasp on this perspective.