Chapters 7 & 8 Book is Social Problem Unit 3 consists of three chapters. There i


Chapters 7 & 8
Book is Social Problem
Unit 3 consists of three chapters. There is one essay and one test for this unit. The essay should be completed through the discussion board and written directly in the “write submission” box. DO NOT ATTACH ANY DOCUMENTS. Attachments will not be opened and will not be graded. The test can be taken any time during the unit’s allotted timeframe, but the test is timed and must be taken in one sitting. Make sure to read all the directions for the essay. Grading of essays will be based on demonstration of the chapters’ concepts, level of rigor, grammar, and the proper use of citations
Upon completion of this lesson, you will understand:
Chapter 7: Alcohol and Other Drugs
Drug Use in History
Drugs and Drug Use Today
Social Patterning of Drug Use
Explaining Drug Use
Drug Policy and the War on Illegal Drugs
Addressing the Drug Problem and Reducing Drug Use
Chapter 8: Crime and Criminal Justice
The Problem of Crime
Types of Crime
Who Commits Crime?
Explaining Crime
The Criminal Justice System
Reducing Crime
Chapter 16: War and Terrorism
Sociological Perspectives on War and Terrorism
War
Terrorism
Preventing War and Stopping Terrorism
This essay should cover all of Unit 3. The essay should be no less than 1500 words. Do not use direct quotes and do not use bullet points. Make sure your essay is in narrative form and is written in your own words. Make sure to cite the text book. Be sure to cover the following all of the follow topics from the chapters in unit 3:
outline the aspects of the social environment that may influence drug use.
explain the problems associated with arresting hundreds of thousands of people for drug possession.
identify and explain the three specific measures that may help deal with the drug problem.
define crime.
describe how crime in the United States is measured.
explain the social structure theories of crime, social bonding theory of crime, and the general assumptions of conflict theories of crime.
summarize the key assumptions and emphases of the functionalist, conflict, and symbolic interactionist perspectives on war and terrorism.
explain the approaches that show promise for preventing war.
describe the differences between law enforcement and structural-reform approaches to preventing terrorism.


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