In the Saylor platform. A realistic but motivating look at the many issues that are facing our society today. Includes several pedagogical features to convey the “continuity and change” theme and the service sociology vision in which it is grounded. Each chapter begins with a “Social Problems in the News” story related to the social problem discussed in that chapter, providing a starting point for the chapter's discussion and show its relevance for real-life issues. Three types of boxes in each chapter provide examples of how social problems have been changed and can be changed.
2015 by Sherri Melrose, Athabasca University.
Develops topics of interest to all those who care about and for individuals with co-occurring intellectual disabilities and mental illness. Each chapter presents current evidence informed practice knowledge. Each topic is also presented with audio enabled text boxes emphasizing ‘Key Points for Caregivers.' For those who are interested in background knowledge, we provided the comprehensive literature base. And, for those interested mainly in ‘what to do,' we provided text box summaries for reading and listening.
2016 by Jaime Ballard et al, University of Minnesota.
offers an interdisciplinary perspective on immigrant and refugee families' challenges and resilience across multiple domains, including economic, political, health, and human rights. This new edition has been revised and updated.