• Sociology
  • Published 2003

Social Problem: Its Process and the Space of Practice

  title={Social Problem: Its Process and the Space of Practice},
  author={Chi Xing-chen},
The conventional studies of social problems are characterized by their objectivism, stiffness and narrow space of practice, and there is a gap between the problems defined and the real experiences of the "problematic" people. This paper argues that, as the result of subjective defining, social problem is a process in which interaction takes place among the claims-making to the putative conditions, social discursion as responding too these claims-making and the activities (social policies) of… CONTINUE READING