Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts
Wheaton College


Sociology 104. Contemporary Social Problems

This course is organized into three sections. First, the social action section deals with how social change can be realized through the implementation of political strategies and tactics in the creation and /or alleviation of problems of moral indignation. The theory section provides major sociological perspectives for examining certain public issues. Finally, the problems section takes an in-depth look at specific social problems such as pollution, poverty and crime.