Deviance And Identity

Author: John Lofland
ISBN: 9780971242791
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The sociology of deviance was in its heyday when Prentice-Hall published this book in 1969. John Lofland traces the field from pre-World War II to the late sixties and pioneers the application of "grounded theory" to the study of deviant behavior. In his new prologue, Joel Best writes, "More than thirty years after the book first appeared, we have no better synthesis of the labeling approach."

Freak Show

Author: Robert Bogdan
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226063126
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Traces the history of freak shows, describes the deceptions used in marketing carnival attractions, and looks at changing public attitudes

Biomedical Ethics And The Law

Author: James M. Humber
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1468422235
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In the past few years an increasing number of colleges and universities have added courses in biomedical ethics to their curricula. To some extent, these additions serve to satisfy student demands for "relevance. " But it is also true that such changes reflect a deepening desire on the part of the academic community to deal effectively with a host of problems which must be solved if we are to have a health-care delivery system which is efficient, humane, and just. To a large degree, these problems are the unique result of both rapidly changing moral values and dramatic advances in biomedical technology. The past decade has witnessed sudden and conspicuous controversy over the morality and legality of new practices relating to abortion, therapy for the mentally ill, experimentation using human subjects, forms of genetic interven tion, suicide, and euthanasia. Malpractice suits abound and astronomical fees for malpractice insurance threaten the very possibility of medical and health-care practice. Without the backing of a clear moral consensus, the law is frequently forced into resolving these conflicts only to see the moral issues involved still hotly debated and the validity of existing law further questioned. In the case of abortion, for example, the laws have changed radically, and the widely pub licized recent conviction of Dr. Edelin in Boston has done little to foster a moral consensus or even render the exact status of the law beyond reasonable question.

Theories Of Deviance

Author: Stuart H. Traub
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780875814193
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THEORIES OF DEVIANCE exposes students to theoretical foundation statements from diverse sociological perspectives. It provides the key passages about deviance that should be read in the original and offers students a varied theoretical background for the study of deviance. As they examine seminal contributions, students will develop heightened critical insight and appreciation for the complexities of theory construction. The selections represent the mainstream approaches in the sociology of deviance, as well as more recent approaches.

Derailed Organizational Interventions For Stress And Well Being

Author: Maria Karanika-Murray
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9401798672
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Providing an overview of researchers' and practitioners’ “confessions” on the fascinating phenomenon of failed or derailed organizational health and well-being interventions and contextualizing these confessions is the aim of this innovative volume. Organizational intervention failures, paradoxes and unexpected consequences can offer a lot of rich and extremely useful practical lessons on intervention design and implementation and possibly on the design of future research on organizational interventions. This volume presents lessons learned from derailed interventions and provides possible solutions to those tasked with implementing interventions. It provides an open, practical and solutions-focused account of researchers' and practitioners' experiences in implementing organizational interventions for health and well-being.

Identifying And Nurturing The Gifted

Author: Kurt Heller
Publisher: Hans Huber Pub
ISBN: 9780920887110
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The volume consists of papers from the 1985 symposium "Identification of the Gifted" at the Sixth World Conference on Gifted and Talented Children in Hamburg (Federal Republic of Germany). Twelve chapters have the following titles and authors: (1) "Introduction" (J. F. Feldhusen and K. A. Heller); (2) "A Conception of Giftedness" (J. F. Feldhusen); (3) "The Identification of Gifted Children in Secondary Education and a Description of Their Situation in Holland" (F. J. Monks et al.); (4) Identification, Development and Analysis of Talented and Gifted Children in West Germany" (K. A. Heller and E. A. Hany); (5) "Identification of Highly Gifted Adolescents--Methods and Experiences" (G. Trost); (6) "Identification by Provision: Limited Field Test of a Radical Alternative for Identifying Gifted Students" (B. M. Shore and A. Tsiamis); (7) "The Identification and Labeling of Gifted Children. What Does Research Tell Us?" (A. Robinson); (8) "Taxonomical Approach to Qualitatively Differential Didactics for the Gifted in a Democracy" (H. G. Jellen and D. L. Gulley); (9) "Competition System for Gifted Children in Hungary" (A. Pek); (10) "Talent Education in the Hungarian School Environment" (Z. Bathory); (11) "The First Information and Counseling Center for the Gifted in West Germany" (B. Feger and T. Prado); (12) "Are Highly Gifted Children and Adolescents Especially Susceptible to Anorexia Nervosa" (M. Detzner and M. H. Schmidt). The Appendix includes a selected bibliography with emphasis on German literature. (JW)

Eu And International Crime Control

Author: Marc Cools
Publisher: Maklu
ISBN: 9046603288
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In nowadays' globalised society an international exchange of ideas and views in indispensable within the field of social sciences, including criminology and criminal justice studies. The Research Group Governance of Security wants to foster contemporary international discourses on issues of crime and crime control. Therefore, GofS started a Research Paper Series, combining theoretical and empirical articles on issues reflecting the research activities of GofS. This research group is collaboration between Ghent University and Ghent University College in Belgium. GofS is concentrating its research around the study of administrative and judicial policy that has been developed with respect to new issues of crime and insecurity. Volume 4 focuses on topical issues in EU and International Crime Control. The first five articles deal with intrinsic EU criminal policy aspects, including in its transatlantic cooperation with the US.The remaining three articles deal with anti money laundering control, counter-strategies of criminal organisations and police torture.

Hans Eysenck Consensus And Controversy

Author: Sohan Modgil
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135389705
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During the last forty years, Hans Eysenck's brilliant contribution to knowledge has beenwell-known world-wide. From its early transmission, his work has not been without itscritics. Naturally, criticisms persist, although his work continues to be frequentlyacknowledged with great admiration in the channels of psychology. With such prolificwork, it would seem justified to consider the discrepancies, the omissions, together withthe various interpretations which have been and are currently being highlighted.

Social Background Of Indian Nationalism 6th Edn

Author: A.R. Desai
Publisher: Popular Prakashan
ISBN: 9788171546671
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It Presents A Comprehensive Study Of The Transformation Of Indian Society, Through A Century And Half-Upto The Commencement Of Second World War, And The Resultant Rise Of Indian Nationalism. It Gives A Historical, Synthectic And Systematic Account Of The Genesis Of Indian Nationalism.

New Directions In African Education

Author: S. Nombuso Dlamini
Publisher: University of Calgary Press
ISBN: 1552382125
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In New Directions in African Education, editor Nombuso Dlamini has gathered essays from continental African scholars who, before pursuing graduate studies in North America, had first-hand experience with the education system in post-colonial Africa.