Social Control at the Margins

Social Control at the Margins : Towards a General Understanding of Deviance

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This book should be of interest to undergraduate courses in sociology.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 300 pages
  • 165.1 x 234.95 x 12.7mm | 430.91g
  • Cengage Learning, Inc
  • Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc
  • Belmont, CA, United States
  • English
  • 0534119948
  • 9780534119942

Table of contents

Part One: The elusive reality of deviance. Experiencing and describing deviance. Deviance, society, and human experience. Explaining deviance: basic concepts, classical theories, and rates of deviance. Explaining deviance: contemporary theories and causes of deviance. Researching deviance. Part Two: Deviance: social organization, niches, and actions. Heterosexual deviance. Mental illness. Violence. White collar crime. Some final thoughts on social policy. Endnotes. Bibliography. Index.
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