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Social Problems - Bibliography

Social Problems

Howitt Dennis, 1982, The mass media and social problems, Pergamon Press, Oxford.

Macionis, John J. Social Problems. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice.

Gusfield, J. The Culture of Public Problems. 1981. University of Chicago Press.

Eitzen and Baca Zinn. 1997. Chapter 17: "Drugs" From Social Problems. 7th edition.

Chambliss, William J. 1994. "Policing the Ghetto Underclass: The Politics of Law and Law Enforcement." Social Problems, Vol.41

Skolnick and Diiulo, Jr.: "Wild Pitch: ‘Three Strikes, You’re Out’ and Other Bad Calls on Crime." From Crisis in American Institutions. Tenth Edition. 1997.

Simon and Eitzen. 1990. Chapter 1: "The Nature of Elite Deviance," and Chapter 2: "Elite Deviance and the Higher Immorality." From Simon and Eitzen -Elite Deviance 3rd edition.

Simon and Eitzen. 1990. Chapter 8: "Understanding Elite Deviance." From Simon and Eitzen -Elite Deviance 3rd edition.

Fishman Mark, 1978, Crime waves as ideology, in “Social Problems”, 25 (5), pp.531-543.

Schoenfeld A. Clay, Meier Robert F., Griffin Robert J., 1979, Constructing a social problem: the press and the environment, in “Social Problems”, 27 (1), pp.38-61.

Reed Myer S. Jr., Burnette Jerry, 1977, Wayward cops: the functions of deviance in groups reconsidered, in “Social Problems”, 24 (5), pp.565-575.

Pfohl Stephen J., 1977, The “discovery” of child abuse, in “Social Problems”, 24 (3), pp.310-323.

Orcutt James D., 1975, Deviance as a situated phenomenon: variations in the social interpretation of marijuana and alcohol use, in “Social Problems”, 22 (3), pp.347-355.

McNickle Rose Vicki, 1977, Rape as a social problem: a byproduct of the feminist movement, in “Social Problems”, 25 (1), pp.75-89.

Marx Gary T., 1981, Ironies of Social Control, in “Social Problems”, 28 (3), pp.221-233.

Manis Jerome G., 1974, Assessing the seriousness of social problems, in “Social Problems”, 22 (1), pp.1-15.

Lemert Edwin M., 1967, Devianza, problemi sociali e forme di controllo, Milano, 1981.

Gusfield Joseph R., 1981, The culture of public problems, The University of Chicago Press, Chicago-London, 1984.

Goode Erich, 1975, On behalf of labeling theory, in “Social Problems”, 22 (5), pp.570-583.

Joel Best (ed) Images of Issues: Typifying Contemporary Social Problems. 2nd edition

Kitsuse John I., Spector Malcolm, 1975, Social problems and deviance: some parallel issue, in “Social Problems”, 22 (5), pp.585-594.

Ferraro Kathleen J., Johnson John M., 1983, How Women Experience Battering, in “Social Problems”, 30 (3), pp.325-339.

Emerson Robert M., Messinger Sheldon L., 1977, The micro-politics of trouble<, in “Social Problems”, 25 (2), pp.121-134.

Cohen Stanley, Young Jock (a cura di), 1973, The manufacture of news - Social problems, deviance and the mass media, Constable, London, 1974.

Clignet Remi, 1981, Madame Bovary and Lady’s Chatterley’s lover as social problems: the “natural history” of immoral novels, in Social Problems”, 28 (3), pp.290-307.

Best Joel (a cura di), 2001, How claims spread - Cross-national diffusion of social problems, Aldine de Gruyter, New York.

Elliot Currie, Confronting Crime: An American Challenge, New York,Pantheon, 1985.

Galliher, John and John Cross. 1983. "The Study of the Origins of Law." in Morals Legislation Without Morality: The Case of Nevada. Rutgers University Press. New Brunswick, N.J.

Rafter, Nicole. 1990. "The Social Construction of Crime and Crime Control." Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency. Vol. 27, No. 4.

Bourgois, Philippe. "Workaday World, Crack Economy." From The Nation, December4, 1995, Adapted from Philippe Bourgeois, In Search of Respect: Selling Crack in El Barrio, New York: Cambridge University Press, 1995.

Skolnick and Diiulo, Jr.: "Wild Pitch: ‘Three Strikes, You’re Out’ and Other Bad Calls on Crime." From Crisis in American Institutions. Tenth Edition. 1997.

Simon and Eitzen. 1990. Chapter 8: "Understanding Elite Deviance." From Simon and Eitzen -Elite Deviance 3rd edition.

Robert D. Bullard. May 1994. Environmental Racism: Overcoming Racism in Environmental Decisionmaking, Environment.

Coleman, J.W. (1998) Social Problems Longman. London

Henshall, R. L (1990) Thinking About Social Problems Harcourt Brace London

Hastings, W. M. (1979) How to think about social problems: A primer for citizens Oxford University Press, New York.

Wright Charles, 1981, Value implications of the functional theory of deviance, in “Social Problems”, 28 (3), pp.205-219.

Jones. A and Millar, T (2000) Mortality and Drug Use...Making sense of mortality data Drug Misuse Research Unit University of Manchester.

Velho Gelberto, 1978, Stigmatization and deviance in Copacabana, in “Social Problems”, 25 (5), pp.526-530.

Wellford Charles, 1975, Labelling theory and criminology: an assessment, in 'Social Problems', 22 (3), pp.332-345.

Millar, T, Craine, N, Carnwath, T and Donmall, M (2000) The dynamics of heroin use; implications for evaluating drug strategies Drug Misuse Research Unit University of Manchester.