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by Freed Bales, TYPES OF SOCIAL STRUCTURES AS FACTORS IN ?CURES? FOR ALCOHOL ADDICTION
Human organization, Vol.1 NO.3), 1-13, April-June, 1942

Bales, R.F., THE THERAPEUTIC ROLE OF ALCOHOLICS ANANYMOUS AS SEEN BY A SOCIOLOGIST
Quarterly Journal of Studies on Alcohol, Vol.5, 267-278, 1944*Posted with permission from Alcohol Research Documentation, Inc., publisher of the Quarterly Journal of Studies on Alcohol (now the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs [www.jsad.com])

Bales, R.F., SOCIAL THERAPY FOR A SOCIAL DISORDER-COMPULSIVE DRINKING
Journal Of Social Issues, Vol. 1 (3). 14-22, 1945

Jellinek, E.M., PHASES IN THE DRINKING HISTORY OF ALCOHOLICS
Quarterly Journal of Studies on Alcohol, Vol. 7, 1-88, 1946*Posted with permission from Alcohol Research Documentation, Inc., publisher of the Quarterly Journal of Studies on Alcohol (now the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs [www.jsad.com])

Tiebout, H.M., ALCOHOLISM
Social Work Yearbook, Vol.9, 45-50, 1947

J.I.F., ALCOHOLISM-AN OCCUPATIONAL DISEASE OF SEAMEN
Quarterly Journal of Studies on Alcohol, Vol.8 (3), 498?505, 1947*Posted with permission from Alcohol Research Documentation, Inc., publisher of the Quarterly Journal of Studies on Alcohol (now the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs [www.jsad.com])

Ritchie, O.W., A SOCIOHISTORICAL SURVEY OF ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS
Quarterly Journal of Studies on Alcohol, Vol.9, 119?156, 1948*Posted with permission from Alcohol Research Documentation, Inc., publisher of the Quarterly Journal of Studies on Alcohol (now the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs [www.jsad.com])

Wilding, D.J., ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS IN MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA: OBSERVATIONS OF A WELFARE WORKER
Quarterly Journal of Studies on Alcohol, Vol.9, 609?613, 1949*Posted with permission from Alcohol Research Documentation, Inc., publisher of the Quarterly Journal of Studies on Alcohol (now the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs [www.jsad.com])

Maxwell, M.A., THE WASHINGTONIAN MOVEMENT
Quarterly Journal of Studies on Alcohol, Vol.11, 410?452, 1950*Posted with permission from Alcohol Research Documentation, Inc., publisher of the Quarterly Journal of Studies on Alcohol (now the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs [www.jsad.com])

Maxwell, M.A., INTERPERSONAL FACTORS IN THE GENESIS AND TREATMENT OF ALCOHOL ADDICTION
SOCIAL FORCES, Val. 29 (4), 443-448, 1951

Thompson, H.S., AN EXPERIENCE OF A NONALCOHOLIC IN ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS LEADERSHIP
Quarterly Journal of Studies on Alcohol, Vol.13 (2), 272?295, 1952*Posted with permission from Alcohol Research Documentation, Inc., publisher of the Quarterly Journal of Studies on Alcohol (now the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs [www.jsad.com])

Murphy, M.M., VALUES STRESSED BY TWO SOCIAL CLASS LEVELS AT MEETINGS 264 OF ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS
Quarterly Journal of Studies on Alcohol, Vol.14 (4), 577-585, 1953*Posted with permission from Alcohol Research Documentation, Inc., publisher of the Quarterly Journal of Studies on Alcohol (now the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs [www.jsad.com])

Latimer, R., THE SOCIAL WORKER AND THE ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS PROGRAM IN A STATE HOSPITAL
Journal of Psychiatric Social Umk, Vol.22, 175-180, 1953

Trice, H.M., THE ?OUTSIDERS? ROLE IN A FIELD STUDY
Sociology and Social Research, Vol.22 (Sept-Oct.), 27-32, 1956

Trice, H.M., ALCOHOLISM: GROUP FACTORS IN ETIOLOGY AND THERAPY
Human Organization, Vol.15 (2), 33?40, 1956

Bacon, S.D., A SOCIOLOGIST LOOKS AT A.A.
Minnesota Welfare, Vol.10, (3), 35?44, 1957

Trice, H.M., A STUDY OF THE PROCESS OF AFFILIATION WITH ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS
Quarterly Journal of Studies on Alcohol, Vol.18, 39-54, 1957*Posted with permission from Alcohol Research Documentation, Inc., publisher of the Quarterly Journal of Studies on Alcohol (now the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs [www.jsad.com])

Trice, H.M., SOCIOLOGICAL FACTORS IN ASSOCIATION WITH ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS
Journal Criminal Law and Criminology, Vol.48, 378- 386, 1957

Sapir, J., THE A.A. STORY IN CONNECTICUT
Connecticut Review on Alcoholism, Vol.8 (7), 25?28, 1957

Sapir, J., THE ALCOHOLIC AS AN AGENCY CLIENT
Social Casework, Vol.38 (7), 355?361, 1957

Trice, H.M., THE AFFILIATION MOTIVE AND READINESS TO JOIN ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS
Quarterly Journal of Studies on Alcohol, Vol. 20 (No.2). June, 1959*Posted with permission from Alcohol Research Documentation, Inc., publisher of the Quarterly Journal of Studies on Alcohol (now the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs [www.jsad.com])

Van Suetendael, P.T., THE ALCOHOLIC PATIENT - HIS NEEDS AS MET BY ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS AND THE CASEWORKER
Military Medicine, Vol.124, 851?855, 1959

Trice, H.M., ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS
Ann. Amer. Pout. Soc. Science, Vol.315, 108?116, 1959

Lofland, J.F. and Lejeune, R.A., INITIAL INTERACTION OF NEWCOMERS IN ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS: A FIELD EXPERIMENT IN CLASS SYMBOLS AND SOCIALIZATION
Social Problems, Vol.8 (2), 102-111, 1960

Lee, J.P., ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS AS A COMMUNITY RESOURCE
Social Work, Vol.5 (4), 20?26, 1960

Edwards, G., THE PUZZLE OF A.A.
New Society, May 28, 1964

C., Bill, THE GROWTH AND EFFECTIVENESS OF ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS IN A SOUTHWESTERN CITY
Quarterly Journal of Studies on Alcohol, Vol.26 (2), 279?284, 1965*Posted with permission from Alcohol Research Documentation, Inc., publisher of the Quarterly Journal of Studies on Alcohol (now the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs [www.jsad.com])

Edwards, G., WHO GOES TO ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS?
The Lancet, Vol. 2, 382?384, August 13, 1966

Edwards, G., et al, ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS: THE ANATOMY OF A SELF - HELP GROUP
Social Psychiatry, Vol.1 (4), 195?204, 1967

Roman, P.M., Trice, H.M., THE SICK ROLE, LABELLING THEORY, AND THE DEVIANT DRINKER
International Journal of Social Psychiatry, Vol.14, 245-251, 1968

Trice, H.M. and Romans, P.M. SOCIOPSYCHOLOGICAL PREDICTORS of AFFILIATION with ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS. A Longitudinal Study of ?Treatment Success
Social Psychiatry, Vol. 5(No.1), 51-59, 1970

Jones, R.K., SECTARIAN CHARACTERISTICS OF ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS
Sociology, Vol. 6, 181?195, 1970.

Trice, H.M. and Romans, P.M., DELABELING, RELABELING, and ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS
Social Problems, Vol. 17, 538-546, 1970

Petrunik, M.G., SEEING THE LIGHT: A Study of Conversion to Alcoholics Anonymous
Journal of Voluntary Action Research, Vol. 1 (4), 30-38, 1972

Groves, D.H., CHARISMATIC LEADERSHIP IN ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS
Quarterly Journal of Studies on Alcohol, Vol.33, 684-691, 1972*Posted with permission from Alcohol Research Documentation, Inc., publisher of the Quarterly Journal of Studies on Alcohol (now the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs [www.jsad.com])

Madsen, W., ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS AS A CRISIS CULT
Alcohol Health and Research World, 27-30, Spring, 1974

Bean, M., ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS: PROBLEMS IN AFFILIATION
Psychiatric Annals, Vol. 5(3), 46?51, March, 1975

Maxwell, M.A., CONTEMPORARY UTILIZATION OF PROFESSIONAL HELP BY ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS MEMBERS
ANNALS of the NEW YORK ACADEMY of SCIENCE, Vol. 273, 436?441, 1976

Gartner, A., SELF-HELP AND MENTAL HEALTH
Social Policy, Vol. 7(2), 28-40, Sept/Oct., 1976

Thune, C.E., ALCOHOLISM AND THE ARCHETYPAL PAST
Journal of Studies on Alcohol, Vol.38 (l), 75-88, 1977*Posted with permission from Alcohol Research Documentation, Inc., publisher of the Quarterly Journal of Studies on Alcohol (now the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs [www.jsad.com])

Blumberg, L., THE IDEOLOGY OF A THERAPEUTIC SOCIAL MOVEMENT: ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS
Journal of Studies on Alcohol, Vol. 38 (11), 2122?2143, 1977*Posted with permission from Alcohol Research Documentation, Inc., publisher of the Quarterly Journal of Studies on Alcohol (now the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs [www.jsad.com])

Robinson, D., THE SELF-HELP PROCESS OF ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS
British Journal on Alcohol and Alcoholism, Vol.12, 143-146, 1977

Sadler, P., THE ?CRISIS CULT? AS A VOLUNTARY ASSOCIATION: An Interactional Approach to Alcoholics Anonymous
Human Organization, Vol. 38(2), 207?219, Summer, 1977

Henry,S., and Robinson, D., TALKING OUT OF ALCOHOLISM: Results of a Survey of Alcoholics Anonymous in England And Wales
Journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners, Vol. 28, 414-419, July 1978

Henry, S., and Robinson, D., UNDERSTANDING ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS
Lancet, February 18, 1979

Jindra, N.J., and Forsiund, M.A., ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS IN A WESTERN U.S. CITY
Journal of Studies on Alcohol, Vol. 39(1), 110-120, 1978*Posted with permission from Alcohol Research Documentation, Inc., publisher of the Quarterly Journal of Studies on Alcohol (now the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs [www.jsad.com])

Tournier, R.E., ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS AS TREATMENT AND AS IDEOLOGY
Journal of Studies on Alcohol, Vol. 40 (3), 230-239, 1979*Posted with permission from Alcohol Research Documentation, Inc., publisher of the Quarterly Journal of Studies on Alcohol (now the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs [www.jsad.com])

King, B. L., Bissell, LeC., and O?Brien, P., ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS, ALCOHOLISM COUNSELING, AND SOCIAL WORK TREATMENT
Health and Social Work, Vol. 4(4), 181-198, 1979

Rudy, D. R., SLIPPING AND SOBRIETY; THE FUNCTIONS OF DRINKING IN ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS
Journal of Studies on Alcohol, Vol. 41(7), 727?732, 1980*Posted with permission from Alcohol Research Documentation, Inc., publisher of the Quarterly Journal of Studies on Alcohol (now the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs [www.jsad.com])

Boscarino, J., A.A. IDEOLOGY AMONG ALCOHOL TREATMENT DIRECTORS
British Journal of Addiction, Vol.75, 65-71, 1980

Boscarino, J., FACTORS RELATED TO ?STABLE? AND ?UNSTABLE? AFFILIATION WITH ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS
The International Journal of the Addictions, Vol. 15(1), 839?848, 1980

Jilek-Aall, L., ACCULTURATION, ALCOHOLISM AND INDIAN STYLE ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS
Journal of Studies on Alcohol, Suppi. 9, 143?158, 1981*Posted with permission from Alcohol Research Documentation, Inc., publisher of the Quarterly Journal of Studies on Alcohol (now the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs [www.jsad.com])

Kurtz, L. F., TIME IN RESIDENTIAL CARE AND PARTICIPATION 231 IN ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS AS PREDICTORS OF SOBRIETY
Psychological Reports., Vol. 48, 633?634, 1981

Kolb, D., Coben, P., and Heckman, N.A., PATTERNS OF DRINKING AND A.A. ATTENDANCE FOLLOWING ALCOHOL REHABILITATION
Military Medicine, Vol. 146, 200-204, 1981

Ogborne, A. C., Glaser, F. B., CHARACTERISTICS OF AFFILIATES OF ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS: A Review of the Literature
Journal of Studies on Alcohol, Vol. 42(7), 661?675, 1981*Posted with permission from Alcohol Research Documentation, Inc., publisher of the Quarterly Journal of Studies on Alcohol (now the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs [www.jsad.com])

Glasser, F. B., and Ogborne, A. C., DOES A.A. REALLY WORK?
British Journal of Addiction, Vol. 77, 123?129, 1982

Poikolainen, K., ALCOHOLISM: A SOCIAL CONSTRUCT
Journal of Drug Issues, Vol. 12(4), 361?367, Fall, 1982

Bittle, W.E., ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS AND THE GAY ALCOHOLIC
Journal of Homosexuality, Vol. 7(4), 81?88, 1982

Robinson, D., THE GROWTH OF ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS
Alcohol and Alcoholism, Vol. 18(2), 167?172, 1983

Greil, A.L., and Rudy, D. R., CONVERSION TO THE WORLD VIEW OF ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS: A REFINEMENT OF CONVERSION THEORY
Qualitative Sociology, Vol. 6(1), 5-28, 1983

Kurtz, L.F., LINKING TREATMENT CENTERS WITH ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS
Social Work in Health Care, Vol. 9(3), 85-94, 1984

Donovan, M.E., A SOCIOLOGICAL ANALYSIS OF COMMITMENT GENERATION IN ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS
British Journal of Addiction, Vol. 79, 411?418, 1984

Alexander, F., and Rollins, M., ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS: THE UNSEEN CULT
California Sociologist, Vol. 7(1), 33-48, 1984

Kurtz, L.F., IDEOLOGICAL DIFFERENCES BETWEEN PROFESSIONALS AND A.A. MEMBERS
Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly, Vol. 1(2), 73-85 Summer, 1985

Kurtz, L.F., COOPERATION AND RIVALRY BETWEEN PROFESSIONALS AND MEMBERS OF A.A.
Health and Soccial Work, Vol. 10(2),104?112, Spring 1985

Kurtz, E., and Kurtz, L.F., THE SOCIAL THOUGHT OF ALCOHOLICS
Journal of Drug Issues, Vol. 15(1), 119-134, 1985

Fry, L., SOCIAL THOUGHT, SOCIAL MOVEMENTS AND ALCOHOLISM: SOME IMPLICATIONS OF A.A.?s LINKAGE WITH OTHER ENTITIES
Journal of Drug Issues, Vol. 15(1), 135?147, 1985


*Posted with permission from Alcohol Research Documentation, Inc., publisher of the Quarterly Journal of Studies on Alcohol (now the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs [www.jsad.com]


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