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Jacobs, Jerry

Overview
Works: 12 works in 95 publications in 4 languages and 4,961 library holdings
Genres: Case studies 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: HQ1063, 301.435
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Most widely held works by Jerry Jacobs
Adolescent suicide by Jerry Jacobs( Book )

22 editions published between 1971 and 1985 in 3 languages and held by 999 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Qualitative sociology : a method to the madness by Howard Schwartz( Book )

21 editions published between 1978 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fun city: an ethnographic study of a retirement community by Jerry Jacobs( Book )

9 editions published between 1974 and 1983 in English and held by 690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The search for help; a study of the retarded child in the community by Jerry Jacobs( Book )

9 editions published between 1969 and 1982 in English and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The problems of diagnosis and prognosis of mental retardation are discussed and include the doctor parent interaction, its nature and consequences, and current outlooks as self-fulfilling prophecies. Aspects of educational programs treated are referral to available facilities, parent and child background, preschool programs, the retarded as teachers, education after preschool, evaluation of the preschool program by parents, teaching methods, administrative concerns, teacher preparedness, and teacher education. Attention is also given to the child's effect on the family: infanticide, institutional care, daily problems, adolescence and adulthood, care of the child upon the death of the parents, and effects on the parents and siblings. (Jm)
Deviance: field studies and self-disclosures by Jerry Jacobs( Book )

6 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Professional women at work : interactions, tacit understandings, and the non-trivial nature of trivia in bureaucratic settings by Jerry Jacobs( Book )

5 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Older persons and retirement communities : case studies in social gerontology by Jerry Jacobs( Book )

6 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Getting by: illustrations of marginal living by Jerry Jacobs( Book )

5 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The moral justification of suicide by Jerry Jacobs( Book )

5 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mental retardation, a phenomenological approach( Book )

5 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gender and inequality at work( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fun City : an ethnographic study of a retirement community by Jerry Jacobs( )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Qualitative sociology : a method to the madness
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Professional women at work : interactions, tacit understandings, and the non-trivial nature of trivia in bureaucratic settings