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  • Thinking About Social Problems

    Thinking About Social Problems

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202306841

    The new second edition of this distinctive and widely adopted textbook brings into the classroom an overview of how images of social problems can shape not only public policy and social services, but also the ways in which we make sense of ourselves…

  • Sexual Conduct

    Sexual Conduct
    av William Simon

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202306643

    The first edition of Sexual Conduct, published in 1973, swiftly became a landmark text in the sociology of sexuality. It went on to profoundly shape the ideas of several generations of scholars and has become the foundation text of what is now known…

  • Abortion, Motherhood and Mental Health

    Abortion, Motherhood and Mental Health
    av Ellie Lee

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202306810

    Whatever reproductive choices women make--whether they opt to end a pregnancy through abortion or continue to term and give birth--they are considered to be at risk of suffering serious mental health problems. According to opponents of abortion in t…

  • Abortion, Motherhood and Mental Health

    Abortion, Motherhood and Mental Health
    av Ellie Lee

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202306803

    Whatever reproductive choices women make--whether they opt to end a pregnancy through abortion or continue to term and give birth--they are considered to be at risk of suffering serious mental health problems. According to opponents of abortion in t…

  • Becoming Miracle Workers

    Becoming Miracle Workers
    av Gale Miller

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202305707

    Brief therapy is a postmodern treatment mode that treats problems as social constructions, encouraging those seeking treatment to replace personal troubles (negative stories) with new problem-solving skills (positive stories). The significant differ…

  • Becoming Miracle Workers

    Becoming Miracle Workers
    av Gale Miller

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202305714

    Brief therapy is a postmodern treatment mode that treats problems as social constructions, encouraging those seeking treatment to replace personal troubles (negative stories) with new problem-solving skills (positive stories). The significant differ…

  • The Fight Against Big Tobacco

    The Fight Against Big Tobacco
    av Mark Wolfson

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202305981

    Tobacco control leaders were extremely proud of the movement's achievements in the state of Minnesota. In sharing their perspectives and experiences with Mark Wolfson, they found a way of making sure that the story would get told. His training in so…

  • The Fight Against Big Tobacco

    The Fight Against Big Tobacco
    av Mark Wolfson

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202305974

    Tobacco control leaders were extremely proud of the movement's achievements in the state of Minnesota. In sharing their perspectives and experiences with Mark Wolfson, they found a way of making sure that the story would get told. His training in so…

  • Doctors and Reformers

    Doctors and Reformers
    av Jonathan Engel

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781570034114

    Jonathan Engel traces the policy debates over healthcare delivery, and the ways of paying for it, that were conducted during the second quarter of the twentieth century in the United States. Examining the views advanced by doctors, including those u…

  • Elder Practice

    Elder Practice
    av Terry Tirrito

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781570030758

    This text addresses the issue of how to serve the growing population of elderly people who spend their later years as members of the community rather than residents of an institutional facility. A team of social work professionals proposes a model w…

  • Weighty Issues

    Weighty Issues

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202305790

    Many people consider their weight to be a personal problem; when, then, does body weight become a social problem? Until recently, the major public concern was whether enough food was consistently available. As food systems began to provide ample and…

  • Weighty Issues

    Weighty Issues

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202305806

    Many people consider their weight to be a personal problem; when, then, does body weight become a social problem? Until recently, the major public concern was whether enough food was consistently available. As food systems began to provide ample and…

  • The Family at Risk

    The Family at Risk
    av Marianne Berry

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781570031632

    Family preservation programmes provide flexible home-based services which allow families to remain intact while addressing issues threatening their safety and survival. This text offers an overview and assessment of the programmes in the United Stat…

  • Interpreting Weight

    Interpreting Weight
    av Jeffery Sobal

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202305776

    What is "too fat?" "Too thin"? Interpretations of body weight vary widely across and within cultures. Meeting weight expectations is a major concern for many people because failing to do so may incur dire social consequences, such as difficulty in f…

  • Interpreting Weight

    Interpreting Weight
    av Jeffery Sobal

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202305783

    What is "too fat?" "Too thin"? Interpretations of body weight vary widely across and within cultures. Meeting weight expectations is a major concern for many people because failing to do so may incur dire social consequences, such as difficulty in f…

  • Home-visiting Strategies

    Home-visiting Strategies
    av Terry Eisenberg Carrilio

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781570036767

    Rich with proven, practical advice, ""Home Visiting Strategies"" is a comprehensive guide for in-home case management of vulnerable populations that without direct visits might not receive needed interventions. Drawing on her decades of experience i…

  • How Claims Spread

    How Claims Spread
    av Joel Best

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202306544

    Best's anthology examines for the first time how diverse social issues--road rage, the metric system, gun control, and abortion are among those included--migrate across national boundaries, modifying themselves from place to place as a result of dif…

  • How Claims Spread

    How Claims Spread
    av Joel Best

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202306537

    Best's anthology examines for the first time how diverse social issues--road rage, the metric system, gun control, and abortion are among those included--migrate across national boundaries, modifying themselves from place to place as a result of dif…

  • Drug Courts

    Drug Courts
    av Jr. Nolan

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202307138

    Drug courts offer offenders an intensive court-based treatment program as an alternative to the normal adjudication process. Begun in 1989, they have since spread dramatically throughout the United States. In this interdisciplinary examination of th…

  • Drug Courts

    Drug Courts
    av Jr. Nolan

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202307121

    Drug courts offer offenders an intensive court-based treatment program as an alternative to the normal adjudication process. Begun in 1989, they have since spread dramatically throughout the United States. In this interdisciplinary examination of th…

  • Framing the Victim

    Framing the Victim
    av Nancy S. Berns

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202307411

    "Whether you are drawn to this book because of an interest in media, social problems, or domestic violence, reading it will help you better understand the impact media stories have on our perceptions of social problems." That is how Nancy Berns intr…

  • Framing the Victim

    Framing the Victim
    av Nancy S. Berns

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138523760

    "Whether you are drawn to this book because of an interest in media, social problems, or domestic violence, reading it will help you better understand the impact media stories have on our perceptions of social problems." That is how Nancy Berns intr…

  • Troubling Children

    Troubling Children
    av Joel Best

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202304922

    Increasingly, sociologists have turned their attention to the social problems of children– in particular, of younger children. This collection reflects those recent interest. While most researchers have focused on social problems involving ado…

  • Troubling Children

    Troubling Children
    av Joel Best

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202304915

    Increasingly, sociologists have turned their attention to the social problems of children– in particular, of younger children. This collection reflects those recent interest. While most researchers have focused on social problems involving ado…

  • Punishment and Social Control

    Punishment and Social Control

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202307015

    While crime, law, and punishment are subjects that have everyday meanings not very far from their academic representations, "social control" is one of those terms that appear in the sociological discourse without any corresponding everyday usage. Th…

  • Punishment and Social Control

    Punishment and Social Control

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202307022

    While crime, law, and punishment are subjects that have everyday meanings not very far from their academic representations, "social control" is one of those terms that appear in the sociological discourse without any corresponding everyday usage. Th…

  • Qualitative Methods and Health Policy Research

    Qualitative Methods and Health Policy Research
    av Elizabeth Murphy

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202307114

    Qualitative researchers have traditionally been cautious about claiming that their work was scientific. The "right-on" schools have exaggerated this caution into an outright rejection of science as a model for their work. Science is, for them, outmo…

  • Qualitative Methods and Health Policy Research

    Qualitative Methods and Health Policy Research
    av Elizabeth Murphy

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202307107

    Qualitative researchers have traditionally been cautious about claiming that their work was scientific. The "right-on" schools have exaggerated this caution into an outright rejection of science as a model for their work. Science is, for them, outmo…

  • Fathoming the Holocaust

    Fathoming the Holocaust
    av Ronald J. Berger

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202306698

    Fathoming the Holocaust represents the culmination of a singular effort to attempt to explain the Final Solution to the "Jewish Problem" in terms of a general theory of social problems construction. The book is comprehensive in scope, covering the o…

  • Seasons Such as These

    Seasons Such as These
    av Cynthia Bogard

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202306759

    Homelessness had become a social problem that was primarily not about solving the nation's housing crisis. The pressing question becomes: How (and why) did homelessness become the social problem in its own right, one that was only tangentially relat…

  • Seasons Such as These

    Seasons Such as These
    av Cynthia Bogard

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202307244

    Homelessness had become a social problem that was primarily not about solving the nation's housing crisis. The pressing question becomes: How (and why) did homelessness become the social problem in its own right, one that was only tangentially relat…

  • Social Movement Organizations

    Social Movement Organizations
    av John Lofland

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202305530

    The authorative and richly detailed handbook is divided into three parts: (1) procedures for studying SMOs; (2) propositions or generalizations about them; and (3) perspectives or wider considerations relating to them. Included are discussions of su…

  • Social Movement Organizations

    Social Movement Organizations
    av John Lofland

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202305523

    The authorative and richly detailed handbook is divided into three parts: (1) procedures for studying SMOs; (2) propositions or generalizations about them; and (3) perspectives or wider considerations relating to them. Included are discussions of su…

  • The New Pediatrics

    The New Pediatrics
    av Dorothy Pawluch

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202305349

    When antibiotics became readily available in the 1950s, the danger of life-threatening infectious childhood diseases virtually disappeared. In that era, pediatricians broadened the core professional task of their specialty--the prevention and treatm…

  • The Selling of DSM

    The Selling of DSM
    av Stuart A. Kirk

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202304328

    When it was first published in 1980, the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Third Edition—univer-sally known as DSM-III—embodied a radical new method for identifying psychiatric illness. Kirk and Kutchins challenge th…

  • The Selling of DSM

    The Selling of DSM
    av Stuart A. Kirk

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202304311

    When it was first published in 1980, the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Third Edition—univer-sally known as DSM-III—embodied a radical new method for identifying psychiatric illness. Kirk and Kutchins challenge th…

  • Mirrors of Madness

    Mirrors of Madness
    av Bruce Luske

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202304236

    Mirrors of Madness depicts the social-psychological processes and institutional consequences of psychiatric staffs experience of "closet insanity" (private worries about theirown social and psychological competence) and "reverse role modeling" (iden…

  • Mirrors of Madness

    Mirrors of Madness
    av Bruce Luske

    Inbunden - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202304229

    Mirrors of Madness depicts the social-psychological processes and institutional consequences of psychiatric staffs experience of "closet insanity" (private worries about theirown social and psychological competence) and "reverse role modeling" (iden…

  • Challenges and Choices

    Challenges and Choices

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202306964

    The social constructionist perspective has revolutionized the way that social scientists investigate social problems. Constructing Social Problems (Spector and Kitsuse [1977] 2001) offered the guiding statement of the approach, which both transforme…

  • Challenges and Choices

    Challenges and Choices

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202306971

    The social constructionist perspective has revolutionized the way that social scientists investigate social problems. Constructing Social Problems (Spector and Kitsuse [1977] 2001) offered the guiding statement of the approach, which both transforme…

  • Gangbangs and Drive-Bys

    Gangbangs and Drive-Bys
    av William Sanders

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202305370

    This study, based on quantitative and qualitative data gathered over a twelve-year period, takes its title from the two predominant styles of gang violence: 'drive-bys,' which have replaced 'rumbles' as the primary form of gang violence; and 'gang-b…

  • Court-Ordered Insanity

    Court-Ordered Insanity
    av James A. Holstein

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202304489

    This book, about involuntary commitment proceedings, focuses on interpretive practice at the nexus of legal, psychiatric, and practical reasoning. It describes the interactional dynamics through which legally and psychiatrically warranted decisions…

  • Court-Ordered Insanity

    Court-Ordered Insanity
    av James A. Holstein

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202304496

    This book analyzes how hearing participants construct and organize arguments that are legally, psychiatrically, and practically accountable. It argues that commitment decisions orient to the "tenability" of situations that patients pose as alternati…

  • Sexual Conduct

    Sexual Conduct
    av William Simon

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202306636

    The first edition of Sexual Conduct, published in 1973, swiftly became a landmark text in the sociology of sexuality. It went on to profoundly shape the ideas of several generations of scholars and has become the foundation text of what is now known…

  • Courting Disaster

    Courting Disaster
    av Jennifer L Dunn

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202306612

    This work is a wide-ranging and sensitive examination of the lived experience of intimate stalking victimization. It explores how it feels and what it means to be stalked by a former intimate and how this situation creates dilemmas for victims and t…

  • Courting Disaster

    Courting Disaster
    av Jennifer L Dunn

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202306629

    This book is about women who are coerced, intimidated, and stalked by former intimates. It is about the things these women do to manage this situation, and what happens to them as a consequence. Stalking is a behavior that has relatively recently be…

  • Religious and Spiritual Aspects of Human Service Practice

    Religious and Spiritual Aspects of Human Service Practice
    av James W. Ellor

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781570032622

    This volume focuses on the spirituality and religious belief of clients within health and human service professions. The text addresses the challenge of understanding the client's perspective, even when it involves a religious tradition unfamiliar t…

  • Images of Issues

    Images of Issues

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202305394

    Constructionist theory describes and analyzes social problems as emerging through the efforts of claimsmakers who bring issues to public attention. By typifying a problem and characterizing it as a particular sort, claimsmakers can shape policymakin…

  • Understanding Social Problems, Policies and Programs

    Understanding Social Problems, Policies and Programs
    av Leon H. Ginsberg

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781570032660

    Leon Ginsberg brings the reader up to date on social welfare policy in America though the 1990s, explaining developments that have taken place during the Clinton administration - in particular, those encapsulated in the Personal Responsibility and W…