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Sociology of Social Problems

Sociology of Social Problems Coursepack

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This coursepack contains the following readings in .PDF format.

  1. Wright Mills, The Sociological Imagination. Oxford University Press, 1959. Pp. 2-6.
  2. Malcolm Spector and John I Kitsuse, Constructing Social Problems, Cummings Publishing, 1977. Pp. 75-81.
  3. “Staying Alive”, The Economist, Nov. 24, 2018. Vol. 429, #9119. P. 13.
  4. “The Last Harvest”, The Globe and Mail. Dec. 8, 2018. Pp. 1-7.
  5. “The Structure of Equality”. The New Yorker. January 7, 2019. Vol. XCIV, #43, Pp. 46-55.
  6. “The Plague Year”. The New Yorker. January 4, 2021. Vol. XCVI, #43. Pp. 20-59.
  7. “Nowhere to Hide”. The New Yorker. June 1, 2018. Vol. XLIV, #17. Pp. 24-29.
  8. Rebecca Solnit. “#YesAllWomen: Feminists rewrite the Story”. From Men Explain Things to Me. Haymarket Books, 2014. Pp. 121-136.
  9. Jelani Cobb. “American Spring”. The New Yorker, June 22, 2020. Pp. 15-16.
  10.  Rachel Charlene Lewis. “Unsalved Mysteries”. Bitch Magazine, Spring 2020. Pp. 16-17.
  11.  Rachel Monroe. “Stolen Valor”. The New Yorker, October 26, 2020. Pp. 26-31.
  12.  Peter L, Berger. Invitation to Sociology. Anchor Books, 1963. Pp. 36-41.
  13.  Andy Bryant. “Eat the Rich and Burn Their SUV’s”. Vice Magazine, 2003. Pp. 51-52.
  14.  Caitlin Flanagan. “Private Schools are Indefensible”. The Atlantic, April 2021. Pp. 52-60.
  15.  Annie Proulx. “Swamped”. The New Yorker, July 4, 2022. Pp. 20-26.
  16.  Lauren Collins. “What Women Want”. The New Yorker, July 23, 2018. Pp. 34-43.

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