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Deviance and Medicalization: From Badness to Sickness

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Deviance and Medicalization: From Badness to Sickness - Conrad, Peter, and Schneider, Joseph W

Focusing on the nature of deviance, this book investigates the origins and contemporary consequences of the medicalization of deviance. It examines specific cases of madness, alcoholism, opiate addiction, homosexuality, delinquency, and child abuse and draws out their theoretical and policy implications.

Deviance and Medicalization: From Badness to Sickness 1992, Temple University Press, Philadelphia, PA

ISBN-13: 9780877229995

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Deviance and Medicalization: From Badness to Sickness 1980, Mosby, Saint Louis, MO

ISBN-13: 9780801610257

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