Category Archives: Social Problems

New Article on Early View – Wagner et al. on Neutralization Techniques by Gamblers #sssi #sociology

Gambling is often conceived as a major social problem as it entails huge cost for individuals and their families as well as for society. Jascha Wagner and colleagues have undertaken a fascinating study exploring the techniques that gamblers use to … Continue reading

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New on Early View: Book Review of Best and Harris’ “Making Sense of Social Problems”

In his review of “Making Sense of Social Problems” (edited by Joel Best and Scott R. Harris) Christopher T Conner (University of Nevada) discusses the contribution this new edition of the volume makes to the teaching of the social constructionist … Continue reading

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