Deviance and medicalization : from badness to sickness : with a new afterword by the authors / Peter Conrad, Joseph W. Schneider ; foreword by Joseph R. Gusfield
Books/Textual Material | Temple University Press | c1992. | Expanded ed.
Available at Gumberg 2nd Floor (HM291 .C64 1992)
Philadelphia : Temple University Press, c1992.
xvii, 327 p. ; 26 cm.
Originally published: St. Louis : Mosby, 1980.
"Recipient of 1981 SSSI Charles Horton Cooley Award."
Includes bibliographical references (p. 293-310) and indexes.
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.
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