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Deviance and medicalization

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

by Conrad, Peter

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Published by Temple University Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Deviant behavior,
  • Social control,
  • Mental illness,
  • Mental health policy,
  • Social ethics

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPeter Conrad, Joseph W. Schneider ; foreword by Joseph R. Gusfield.
    ContributionsSchneider, Joseph W., 1943-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHM291 .C64 1992
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 327 p. ;
    Number of Pages327
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1711460M
    ISBN 100877229988, 0877229996
    LC Control Number92013441

    Deviance, Conformity, and Social Control in Canada provides a broad, accessible, and critical introduction to the study of other texts on the market, it introduces both objective and subjective theoretical approaches in two early chapters and devotes the remainder of the text to substantive issues of particular interest to students. He examines the emergence of and changes in medicalization, the consequences of the expanding medical domain, and the implications for health and society. He finds in recent developments—such as the growing number of possible diagnoses and biomedical enhancements—the future direction of medicalization.

    THE MEDICALIZATION OF SOCIETY: ON THE TRANSFORMATION OF HUMAN CONDITIONS INTO TREATABLE DISORDERS provides an overview of a field which recounts our love/hate relationship with the health professionals and the business side of health care systems, making for a complex analysis perfect for college-level health libraries and social science collections . Medicalization or medicalisation (see spelling differences) is the process by which human conditions and problems come to be defined and treated as medical conditions, and thus become the subject of medical study, diagnosis, prevention, or treatment. Medicalization can be driven by new evidence or hypotheses about conditions; by changing social attitudes or economic .

      Peter Conrad, Meredith Bergey, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences (Second Edition), Abstract. Medicalization is the process by which nonmedical problems become defined and treated as medical problems often requiring medical treatment. The term medicalization first appeared in the sociology literature and focused on deviance.   Peter Conrad’s book is largely comprised of a series of case studies used to illustrate the changing nature of medicalization With his year history of studying this topic, Conrad is just the right person to take on the task, and this book represents a significant contribution to the : Johns Hopkins University Press.


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"Deviance and Medicalization is excellent a worthwhile book for colleagues as well as for students." — Qualitative Sociology "An excellent text for sociology of medicine, social problems and deviance courses a particularly apt choice in social science courses in medical schools."Cited by:   Overview This classic text on the nature of deviance, originally published inis now reissued with a new Afterword by the authors.

In this new edition of their award-winning book, Conrad and Schneider investigate the origins and contemporary consequences of the medicalization of : $   Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide.

Forged from a partnership between a university press and a library, Project MUSE is a trusted part of the academic and scholarly community it by: Since Deviance and Medicalization was published ina great deal has been written not only about the general process of medicalization and the medicalization of deviance but also about the particular cases we took up in the book.

Many of the studies published in the last decade would be relevant to a new. This classic text on the nature of deviance, originally published inis now reissued with a new Afterword by the authors. In this new edition of their award-winning book, Conrad and Schneider investigate the origins and contemporary consequences of the medicalization of : Temple University Press.

Deviance and Medicalization: From Badness to Sickness [Peter Conrad]. This classic text on the nature of deviance, originally published inis now reissued with a new Afterword by the authors. In this new edition of their award-winning book, Con.

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In this new edition of their award-winning book, Conrad and Schneider investigate the origins and contemporary consequences of the medicalization of deviance.4/5(31).

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Publication date Internet Archive Books Pages: In Peter Conrad and the author published Deviance and Medicalization: From Badness to Sickness with the medical publisher Mosby. They highlighted that both medicalization and demedicalization are cyclical phenomena. Professional debates about the continuing utility and relevance of medicalization theory in the twenty‐first century have offered a range of Cited by: 6.

The concept of medicalization is hugely influential, and empirical studies have demonstrated that medicalization has largely been achieved not only through the work of medical professionals or scientists but also increasingly through the efforts of patients or citizens seeking to legitimize their distress through defining it as a “medical” problem.

In this article, I Cited by: 6. This classic text on the nature of deviance, originally published inis now reissued with a new Afterword by the authors.

In this new edition of their award-winning book, Conrad and Schneider investigate the origins and contemporary consequences of the medicalization of deviance. They examine specific cases-madness, alcoholism, opiate addiction.

This classic text on the nature of deviance, originally published inis now reissued with a new Afterword by the authors. In this new edition of their award-winning book, Conrad and Schneider investigate the origins and contemporary consequences of the medicalization of deviance.4/5(31).

This classic text on the nature of deviance, originally published inis now reissued with a new Afterword by the authors. In this new edition of their award-winning book, Conrad and Schneider investigate the origins and contemporary consequences of the medicalization of deviance.

Peter Conrad wrote the book The Medicalization of Society in that is a key contribution to our understanding of the sociology of medicine. One classic example of medicalization that is often used is Peter Conrad’s () article The Discovery of Hyperkinesis: Notes on the medicalization of Deviant Behavior.

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about deviance develops and changes over time. The two books reviewed here reflect some of the main themes in the study of social control over the past decade. Both maintain that the major recent trend in the societal reaction to deviance has been the emergence and expansion of medical definitions of de-viant behavior.

"Medicalization" refers to the. Deviance and medicalization: from badness to sickness. [Peter Conrad; Joseph W Schneider] -- "The subject of this book is the gradual social transformation of deviance designations in American society from "badness" to "sickness.".

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 is excellent a worthwhile book for colleagues as well as for students." — Qualitative Sociology "An excellent text for sociology of medicine, social problems and deviance courses a particularly apt choice in social science courses in medical schools.".Deviance and Medicalization Quotes Showing of 9 “A slow but steady transformation of deviance has taken place in American society.

It has not been a change in behavior as such, but in how behavior is by: The Medicalization of Deviance Highlighting Black's therapeutic social control, the chapter explores the role of medicine and science in defining and responding to deviant behavior.

Defining various forms of deviance as a disease or medical problem is contrasted with the criminal justice system's assumption that offenders act based upon their.