Sociology of Deviant Behavior

Sociology of Deviant Behavior

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Designed to appeal to today's students, the eleventh edition examines topics with relevance for today - cultural and social reactions to deviance; the growing interest in white collar and corporate crime; and the importance of the Internet and computer communications in changing views on deviance in modern life.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 640 pages
  • 198.12 x 236.22 x 30.48mm | 1,292.73g
  • Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc
  • Belmont, CA, United States
  • Revised
  • 11th Revised edition
  • references, indexes
  • 0155065696
  • 9780155065697

Table of contents

The nature of deviance; the nature and meaning of deviance; deviant events and social control; the social context of deviance; explaining deviance; becoming deviant; general perspectives on deviance; anomie and conflict theories; labelling, control and learning theories of deviance; forms of deviance; interpersonal violence; nonviolent crime; white-collar and corporate crime; drug use and addiction; drunkenness and alocoholism; sexual deviance; suicide; studies in stigma; physical disabilities and eating disorders; homosexuality and homophobia; mental disorders.
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