Witnessing for sociology : sociologists in court /

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Imprint:Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1996.
Description:[xi], 272 p. ; 24 cm.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/2452754
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Other authors / contributors:Jenkins, Pamela J.
Kroll-Smith, J. Stephen, 1947-
ISBN:0275948528 (alk. paper)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (p. [253]-255) and indexes.
Table of Contents:
  • Foreword by
  • Old Stories, New Audiences: Sociological Knowledge in Courts by Steve Kroll-Smith and Pamela J. Jenkins
  • The Numbers Game "We Don't Deal in Probabilities Here:" Tales of a Quantitative Sociologist in Court by
  • Humanizing the Defendant Sociology and Capital Murder: A Question of Life or Death by
  • When Murder May Be Suicide and "Yes" Means "I Heard You": The Sociologist as Cultural Interpreter by
  • Contested Knowledge: Battered Women as Agents and Victims by
  • Sociology, Medicine, and Psychology: Hints of a Paradigm Shift Sociology and the New Religions: "Brainwashing, the Courts, and Religious Freedom" by
  • Sociology, Medicine and Chemical Dependency: Embedding Drugs and Alcohol in Socio-Cultural Contexts by
  • The Sociologist, Gangs, and Battered Women: Representing the Discipline in the Courts by
  • Defining the Limits of Moral Accountability Sociology and Negligent Security: Premise Liability and Crime Prediction by
  • Obscenity and Child Pornography: Sociology in Defense of Sexually-Oriented Materials by Philip Holley Toxins in the Environment, Damage to the Community: Sociology and the Toxic Tort by
  • Housing the Homeless: The Sociologist as Expert and Activist
  • Index