A London Metropolitan University course

Social problems and issues

Year 11+ students
Dr. Stuart Isaacs
  • Educator
  • Dr Stuart Isaacs
  • Course Leader, Social Policy and Sociology
  • London Metropolitan University

Course sessions

Session one: What is a social problem?

This session will define the concept of social problems distinguishing them from economic, psychological and political problems.

Session two: Homelessness

This session will define the notion of homelessness. It illustrates how it affects many more people than is often understood.

Session three: Youth gangs

This session engages with a former gang member and provides first-hand insight into what it really means being in a youth gang.

Session four: Migration

This session looks at the contribution and positive impact that migrants have made to the UK.