Extraordinary Behavior: A Case Study Approach to Understanding Social Problems / Edition 1

Extraordinary Behavior: A Case Study Approach to Understanding Social Problems / Edition 1

by Dennis L. Peck
     
 

ISBN-10: 0275970574

ISBN-13: 9780275970574

Pub. Date: 10/30/2000

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

Analyzes, illustrates, and evaluates contemporary social problems using a symbolic interaction and case study approach.  See more details below

Overview

Analyzes, illustrates, and evaluates contemporary social problems using a symbolic interaction and case study approach.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780275970574
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
10/30/2000
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction1
Pt. IHealth-Related Issues17
1Suicide21
2Anorexia Nervosa41
3Alcohol/Drug Abuse53
4AIDS76
Pt. IIFamily Issues91
5Teenage Mothers95
6Spousal Abuse/Domestic Violence107
7Divorce and Poverty121
8Child Support/Deadbeat Dads144
9Homelessness156
Pt. IIIBehavior Beyond the Boundaries177
10Sexual Harassment183
11Equal Protection and Racial Exclusion200
12Male Prostitution212
13Career Criminals227
14Mass Murder241
15Serial Killers252
Index269
About the Editors and Contributors273

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