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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…

  • Being Mentally Ill

    Being Mentally Ill
    av Thomas J. Scheff

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202305875

    In incorporating social process into a model of the dynamics of mental disorders, this text questions the individualistic model favoured in current psychiatric and psychoanalytic theory. While the conventional psychiatric viewpoint seeks the causes…

  • 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 adolescen…

  • 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 adolescen…

  • 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…

  • Doctors and Reformers

    Doctors and Reformers
    av Jonathan Engel

    Häftad - 2001 - 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…

  • Understanding Social Problems, Policies, and Programs

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

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781570035814

    In this fourth edition of a social work standard, Leon Ginsberg and Julie Miller-Cribbs offer an updated version of the text that has introduced thousands of social work students to the defining policies and procedures of the profession. Concise yet…

  • The Rise and Fall of Social Psychology

    The Rise and Fall of Social Psychology
    av Augustine Brannigan

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202307435

    This unflinching effort critically traces the attempt of social psychology over the past half century to forge a scientific understanding of human behavior based on the systematic use of experiments.Having examined the record from the inception of t…

  • The Rise and Fall of Social Psychology

    The Rise and Fall of Social Psychology
    av Augustine Brannigan

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202307428

    This unflinching effort critically traces the attempt of social psychology over the past half century to forge a scientific understanding of human behavior based on the systematic use of experiments.Having examined the record from the inception of t…

  • 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…

  • Entertaining Crime

    Entertaining Crime
    av Mark Fishman

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202306155

    In eleven original studies by social scientists, this is the first volume to focus on television reality crime programming as a genre. Contributors address such questions as: why do these programs exist; what larger cultural meaning do they have; wh…

  • Entertaining Crime

    Entertaining Crime
    av Mark Fishman

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202306162

    In eleven original studies by social scientists, this is the first volume to focus on television reality crime programming as a genre. Contributors address such questions as: why do these programs exist; what larger cultural meaning do they have; wh…

  • 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…

  • Hate Crimes

    Hate Crimes
    av Valerie Jenness, Kendal Broad, Valerie Jenness

    Pocket - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202306025

    In addressing a timely set of questions about the politics and dynamics of inter-group violence manifest as discrimination, this volume explores such issues as why injuries against some groups of people (Jews, people of color, gays and lesbians, and…

  • Women and the Ownership of PMS

    Women and the Ownership of PMS
    av Anne Figert

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202305516

    This is the first book-length account of the controversy preceding and following the APA's decision in 1986 to include a premenstrually related diagnosis in its revised diagnostic manual, DSM III-R. Figert examines why the decision was controversial…

  • Women and the Ownership of PMS

    Women and the Ownership of PMS
    av Anne Figert

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202305509

    This is the first book-length account of the controversy preceding and following the APA's decision in 1986 to include a premenstrually related diagnosis in its revised diagnostic manual, DSM III-R. Figert examines why the decision was controversial…

  • Childhood Socialization

    Childhood Socialization
    av James Garbarino

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202306421

    This collection of authoritative studies portrays how the A basic agencies of socialization transform the newborn human organism into a social person capable of interacting with others. Socialization differs from one society to another and within an…

  • Constructionist Controversies

    Constructionist Controversies
    av Gale Miller

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202304571

    "Constructionist Controversies" reviews the substantial contributions to social problems theory that have been made by social constructionist theorists and examines debates about the future of this perspective. Intended for the student, the volume p…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Reconsidering Social Constructionism

    Reconsidering Social Constructionism
    av James A. Holstein, Gale Miller, James A. Holstein

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202304564

    With the impact of social interactionist and ethnographic methodology twenty-five years ago, the research agenda in social problems began to shift its focus, giving rise to the Social Constructionism movement. The present volume and the related shor…

  • 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…

  • Corrupt Exchanges

    Corrupt Exchanges
    av Donatella della Porta

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202306001

    Political corruption has traditionally been presented as a phenomenon characteristic of developing countries, authoritarian regimes, or societies in which the value system favored tacit patrimony and clientelism. Recently, however, the thesis of an…

  • Corrupt Exchanges

    Corrupt Exchanges
    av Donatella della Porta

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202305745

    Political corruption has traditionally been presented as a phenomenon characteristic of developing countries, authoritarian regimes, or societies in which the value system favored tacit patrimony and clientelism. Recently, however, the thesis of an…

  • 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…

  • Promoting Risk

    Promoting Risk

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202305455

    The risk of a future catastrophic earthquake has never achieved the level of public concern accorded to such issues as crime, health care, economic conditions, or even pornography. This lack of concern might be explained as a function of our inabili…

  • Promoting Risk

    Promoting Risk

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202305448

    The risk of a future catastrophic earthquake has never achieved the level of public concern accorded to such issues as crime, health care, economic conditions, or even pornography. This lack of concern might be explained as a function of our inabili…

  • Using Murder

    Using Murder
    av Philip Jenkins

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202305257

    In the last decade, serial murder has become a source of major concern for law enforcement agencies, while the serial killer has attracted widespread interest as a villain in popular culture. There is no doubt, however, that popular fears and stereo…

  • Using Murder

    Using Murder
    av Philip Jenkins

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202304991

    In the last decade, serial murder has become a source of major concern for law enforcement agencies, while the serial killer has attracted widespread interest as a villain in popular culture. There is no doubt, however, that popular fears and stereo…

  • 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…

  • Fathoming the Holocaust

    Fathoming the Holocaust
    av Ronald J. Berger

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202306704

    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…

  • Making Trouble

    Making Trouble
    av Jeff Ferrell

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202306186

    In Making Trouble leading scholars in criminology, sociology, criminal justice, women's studies, and social history explore the mediated cultural dynamics that construct images and understanding of crime, deviance, and control. Contributors examine…

  • Making Trouble

    Making Trouble
    av Jeff Ferrell

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202306179

    In Making Trouble leading scholars in criminology, sociology, criminal justice, women's studies, and social history explore the mediated cultural dynamics that construct images and understanding of crime, deviance, and control. Contributors examine…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Aging in the New Millennium

    Aging in the New Millennium
    av Terry Tirrito

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781570034855

    Due to advances in medical technology, better health care, and improvements in lifestyle habits, the 21st century brings unprecedented changes in life expectancy and increased numbers of older adults globally. As the elder population grows, so does…

  • 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 the general un…

  • 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 the general un…

  • Childhood Socialization

    Childhood Socialization
    av Theron Alexander

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202306414

    This collection of authoritative studies portrays how the A basic agencies of socialization transform the newborn human organism into a social person capable of interacting with others. Socialization differs from one society to another and within an…

  • 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…

  • Images of Terror

    Images of Terror
    av R.L. Bruckberger

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202306797

    The book acts as a guide to the images of terrorism that we see daily in the mass media. The author believes that our perceptions of terrorism are formed by the interaction of bureaucratic agencies, academics and private experts. These images and st…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • The Politics of Readjustment

    The Politics of Readjustment
    av Wilbur Scott

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202304069

    Veterans of all wars face a demanding task in readjusting to civilian life. Vietnam veterans have borne an additional burden, having returned from a controversial war that ended in defeat for the United States and South Vietnam. To address this situ…

  • The Politics of Readjustment

    The Politics of Readjustment
    av Wilbur Scott

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202304052

    Veterans of all wars face a demanding task in readjusting to civilian life. Vietnam veterans have borne an additional burden, having returned from a controversial war that ended in defeat for the United States and South Vietnam. To address this situ…

  • 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 - 1998 - 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…

  • Gays and Lesbians in the Military

    Gays and Lesbians in the Military
    av Wilbur Scott

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202305417

  • Gays and Lesbians in the Military

    Gays and Lesbians in the Military

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202305400

  • 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…

  • Gangbangs and Drive-Bys

    Gangbangs and Drive-Bys
    av William B. Sanders

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202305363

    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-…

  • Creating Fear

    Creating Fear
    av David L. Altheide

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202306605

    The creative use of fear by news media and social control organizations has produced a "discurse of fear" - the awareness and expection that danger and risk are lurking everywhere. Case studies illustrates how certain organizations and social instit…