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MindTap® Sociology, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Mooney/Knox/Schacht's Understanding Social Problems, 9th Edition

  • Linda A. Mooney, Ph.D. East Carolina University
  • David Knox, Ph.D. East Carolina University
  • Caroline Schacht, M.A. East Carolina University
  • ISBN-10: 1305628063  |  ISBN-13: 9781305628069
  • © 2016 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $75.00
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MindTap™ Sociology for Mooney/Knox/Schacht's Understanding Social Problems, 9th Edition is the digital learning solution that helps instructors engage and transform today's students into critical thinkers. Through paths of dynamic assignments and applications that you can personalize, real-time course analytics, and an accessible reader, MindTap helps you turn cookie cutter into cutting edge, apathy into engagement, and memorizers into higher-level thinkers. Access to this product is valid for 6 months of usage.

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Understanding Social Problems.
Physical and Mental Health and Health Care.
Alcohol and Other Drugs.
Crime and Social Control.
Family Problems.
Economic Inequality, Wealth, and Poverty.
Work and Unemployment.
Problems in Education.
Race, Ethnicity, and Immigration.
Gender Inequality.
Sexual Orientation and the Struggle for Equality.
Population Growth and Aging.
Environmental Problems.
Science and Technology.
Conflict, War, and Terrorism.

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  • Printed Access Card

    ISBN-10: 130562808X | ISBN-13: 9781305628083

    List Price = $75.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $56.25

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ePack Understanding Social Problems, Loose-leaf Version, 9th + MindTap® Sociology, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access

ISBN-10: 1337064130 | ISBN-13: 9781337064132

List Price = $94.95  | CengageBrain Price = $94.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $71.25

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  • MindTap® Sociology, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Mooney/Knox/Schacht's Understanding Social Problems
    List Price = $75.00  | CengageBrain Price = $75.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $75.00
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Meet the Author

Author Bio

Linda A. Mooney, Ph.D.

Linda A. Mooney, Ph.D., is an associate professor of sociology at East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina. In addition to social problems, her specialties include law, criminology, and juvenile delinquency. She has published over 30 professional articles in such journals as Social Forces, Sociological Inquiry, Sex Roles, Sociological Quarterly, and Teaching Sociology, in addition to authoring several books. She has won numerous teaching awards, including the University of North Carolina, Board of Governor's Distinguished Professor for Teaching Award.

David Knox, Ph.D.

David Knox, Ph.D., is professor of sociology at East Carolina University, where he teaches courtship and marriage; marriage and the family; and sociology of human sexuality. He is a marriage and family therapist as well as the author or co-author of 12 books and over 100 professional articles.

Caroline Schacht, M.A.

Caroline Schacht, M.A. in Sociology and M.A. in Child Development and Family Relations, is Instructor Emeritus at East Carolina University. She retired from a career teaching sociology to become a certified Romana's Pilates instructor. She is co-author of several textbooks and balances her time writing and revising, teaching Pilates in her home studio, and writing children's verses and songs for her grandchildren.