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ERIC Number: EJ175284
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1977
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Professionalization and the Medicalization of Deviance: The Case of Probation Officers
Chalfant, H. Paul
Offender Rehabilitation, 2, 1, 77-84, F 77
Studies of "medicalization of deviance" have focused on the redefinition of behaviors as medical problems and the shift in agencies seen as having responsibility for control. This study focuses on the tendency for probation work to be defined in this medicalized way, as reflected in the types of articles published in a major journal in the field. (Author)
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