Page 1&1/2 In your own words, not the text nor a website, how would you define a social problem? Add to your discussion what do you feel are the three main social problems in the United States? Why? 2&1/2 through 3: 300 word summary of chapter (in attachments) you should include personal information or knowledge it appropriate to the chapter summary.
Discussion/Assignment Name Institution Date Social problems in the US A social problem is a social issue that affects people in a society, and actions ought to be undertaken to address the problem. The ideal situation is to meet needs and deal with the social problem, but this may require public policy. High homicide rates, violence, poverty and family disintegration are social problems that affect Americans and addressing them would improve the lives of people. Homicide and violence is a social problem that does not necessarily depend on access to guns since Switzerland also allows people to own guns and is considerably safer. Other countries allowing gun control are also safer than the US. Homicide rates may be the reflection of other underlying social issues, including high crime rates, lawlessness, and even poverty. Americ