This article, based on an anthropological study of a treatment center for adolescent girls, analyzes staff-resident relations in light of Parsons' "sick-role" model. It explores how the model, in its local interpretation, becomes dysfunctional and thus leads the entire treatment process into a dead end.
|Number of pages||9|
|Journal||Child Care Quarterly|
|State||Published - Mar 1983|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Social Sciences (miscellaneous)