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

Author: Peter Conrad; Joseph W Schneider
Publisher: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Expanded editionView all editions and formats
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Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Conrad; Joseph W Schneider
ISBN: 9780877229995 0877229996
OCLC Number: 964827536
Notes: Publicado originalmente en: St. Louis : Mosby, 1980.
Description: xvii, 327 páginas ; 26 cm
Contents: 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.
Responsibility: Peter Conrad, Joseph W. Schneider ; foreword by Joseph R. Gusfield.

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