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Problems of Living in Society, The

By Henry H. Brownstein

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Jul 10, 2002

Table of Contents



Preface.

I. INTRODUCTION.

 1. The Problems of Living in Society.

II. THE ENIGMA OF SOCIAL RELATIONSHIPS.

 2. Friends, Acquaintances, and Strangers: Getting Along with Others.

 3. Loving Someone Else: Dating, Marriage, and Family Relations.

 4. Getting Really Intimate: Sex and Sexuality.

III. THE PARADOXICAL NATURE OF SOCIAL TRANSITIONS.

 5. Going Off to Learn: From Home to Kindergarten to College.

 6. Moving Through Life: Moving Out, Getting Work, Getting Old.

 7. Unexpected Personal Crises: Illness, Death, and Other Losses.

 8. Natural Disasters: Life After Hurricanes, Floods, and Earthquakes.

IV. THE DILEMMA OF SOCIAL RESTRAINT.

 9. Influence: Religion, Peer Pressure, and the Media.

10. Power: Law, Order, and Justice.

11. Control: Family and School and Even Language.

V. THE PREDICAMENT OF SOCIAL ADVERSITY.

12. Living with What We Are Given: Safety, Health, and Security.

13. Breaking Rules: Crime, Drugs, and Deviance.

14. When People Hurt Each Other: War and Other Forms of Violence.

VI. CONCLUSION.

15. Living Our Lives in a Social Setting.

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