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Deviance and medicalization : from badness to sickness : with a new afterword by the authors

Autore: Peter Conrad; Joseph W Schneider
Pubblicazione: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, ©1992.
Edizione/Formato:   eBook : Document : Inglese : Expanded editionVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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A classic text on deviance is updated and reissued.
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Genere/formato: Electronic books
Informazioni aggiuntive sul formato: Print version:
Conrad, Peter, 1945-
Deviance and medicalization.
Philadelphia : Temple University Press, ©1992
(DLC) 92013441
(OCoLC)25674835
Tipo materiale: Document, Risorsa internet
Tipo documento Risorsa Internet, Computer file
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: Peter Conrad; Joseph W Schneider
ISBN: 9781439903490 1439903492 9780877229995 0877229996
Numero OCLC: 630116724
Descrizione: 1 online resource (xvii, 327 pages)
Contenuti: Deviance, definitions, and the medical profession --
From badness to sickness: changing designations of deviance and social control --
Medical model of madness: the emergence of mental illness --
Alcoholism: drunkenness, inebriety, and the disease concept --
Opiate addiction: the fall and rise of medical involvement --
Children and medicalization: delinquency, hyperactivity, and child abuse --
Homosexuality: from sin to sickness to life-style --
Medicine and crime: the search for the born criminal and the medical control of criminality / Richard Moran --
Medicine as an institution of social control: consequnces for society --
A theoretical statement on the medicalization of deviance.
Responsabilità: Peter Conrad, Joseph W. Schneider ; foreword by Joseph R. Gusfield.

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