For undergraduate courses in Deviance and Deviant Behavior in departments of sociology, criminology, and criminal justice.This new mainstream text is the only book that provides a comprehensive and comparative analysis of deviant behavior and the impact of culture and globalization in defining deviance in the United States and around the world.
- Paperback | 432 pages
- 172.7 x 223.5 x 20.3mm | 521.64g
- 30 Aug 2005
- Pearson Education (US)
- United States
Table of contents
I. AN OVERVIEW OF DEVIANT BEHAVIOR. 1. Introduction to the Study of Deviant Behavior. 2. Theoretical Perspectives on Individual Forms of Deviant Behavior. 3. Theoretical Perspectives on Rates of Deviant Behavior. II. VIOLENT FORMS OF DEVIANT BEHAVIOR. 4. Homicide. 5. Domestic Violence. 6. Suicide. III. MENTAL ILLNESS, ADDICTIVE BEHAVIORS, AND SEXUAL DEVIANCE. 7. Mental Illness. 8. Alcohol Abuse. 9. Illicit Drug Use. 10. Sexual Offending.IV. PROPERTY OFFENDING. 11. Property Crime. 12. White-Collar and Organized Crime. 13. Cyberdeviance. V. POSITIVE DEVIANCE AND EXTREME FORMS OF BEHAVIOR. 14. Positive Deviance. 15. Extreme Forms of Everyday Behavior. VI. DEVIANCE IN THE 21ST CENTURY. 16. Terrorism and the Future of Global Deviance.