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Social Problems Constructionist Readings

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ISBN-10: 0202307034

ISBN-13: 9780202307039

Edition: 2003

Authors: Donileen Loseke, Donileen Loseke, Donileen Loseke

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List price: $50.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 3/31/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Donileen R. Loseke received her bachelor's in psychology and master's in behavioral science from California State University Dominguez Hills, and a Ph.D. in sociology from the University of California, Santa Barbara. She currently is a professor of Sociology at the University of South Florida. Her books include The Battered Woman and Shelters (1992, New York Press), which won the 1994Charles Horton Cooley Award from the Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction, and Thinking About Social Problems: An Introduction to Constructionist Perspectives, 2e (2003, Aldine deGruyter), and Current Controversies on Family Violence, 2nd edition , edited with Richard Gelles and Mary Cavanaugh (2005,…    

Examining Social Problems
The Changing Meanings of Spanking
Bullying as a Social Problem in Great Britain
The Problem with the Earthquake Problem
Reality Television Constructs Crime
Claims-Makers and Audiences
Audiences Evaluate Statistics
Promoters of Hate Crime Legislation
Psychiatrists Construct Homosexuality
Television Talk Shows Construct Morality
Constructing Conditions
Smoking Problems in Japan
Crime Frames and their Sponsors
Framing in the Fathers' Rights Movement
Factory Farming as a Social Problem
Constructing People
The Rhetorical Appeal of Random Violence
Prostitutes Respond to AIDS
Science Constructs PMS
Multicultural Education as Moral Drama
Constructing Solutions
The Homeless Mentally Ill and Involuntary Hospitalization
Constructing a War on Drugs
Urine Testing and Social Control
The Size Acceptance Movement
Social Problems and Everyday Life
Constructing the Need for "Low Fat" Food
Pregnant Women as a Social Problem
Constructing Sexually Marginalized Catholics
The Beliefs of Recovery Religion
Social Problems and Troubled People
Medicalizing Childhood
Teaching Gifted Children
Constructing Insanity in Involuntary Commitment Hearings
Formula Stories and Support Groups for Battered Women
Evaluating Constructionist Perspectives on Social Problems
"Crack Babies" and the Politics of Mothering
The Symbolic Meanings of "Pedophile Priests"
Horror Stories and the Construction of Child Abuse
Constructing the "Jewish Problem" in Nazi Germany