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Deviant behavior

Langue : Anglais

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This best-selling text offers comprehensive coverage of all aspects of deviance and is noted for its blend of style and substance.

Deviant Behavior covers a wide spectrum of theories of deviance, and analyzes numerous specific deviant behaviors. The author uses an abundance of research data, including many that debunk our common assumptions about deviant behavior. Students are exposed to the full range of theories and data about deviance, and are challenged to think about and evaluate their own biases and preconceptions.

BRIEF TABLE OF CONTENTS

Part One: Perspectives and Theories

Chapter 1: What Is Deviant Behavior?

Chapter 2: Positivist Theories

Chapter 3: Constructionist Theories

Part Two: Interpersonal Violence

Chapter 4: Physical Violence

Chapter 5: Rape and Child Molestation

Chapter 6: Family Violence

Part Three: Self-Destructive Deviance

Chapter 7: Suicide

Chapter 8: Mental Disorder

Part Four: Diverse Lifestyles

Chapter 9: Heterosexual Deviance

Chapter 10: Gays and Other Victims of Stigma

Part Five: Substance Use and Abuse

Chapter 11: Drug Use

Chapter 12: Drinking and Alcoholism

Part Six: Inequality in Deviance

Chapter 13: Privileged Deviance

Chapter 14: Underprivileged Deviance

Part Seven: Cyberspace: Wild Frontier

Chapter 15: Internet Deviance

COMPREHENSIVE TABLE OF CONTENTS

Part One: Perspectives and Theories

Chapter 1: What Is Deviant Behavior?

Conflicting Definitions

The Positivist Perspective

The Constructionist Perspective

An Integrated View

A Word about Deviance and Crime

Chapter 2: Positivist Theories

Anomie-Strain Theory

Social Learning Theory

Control Theory

Chapter 3: Constructionist Theories

Labeling Theory

Phenomenological Theory

Conflict Theory

Part Two: Interpersonal Violence

Chapter 4: Physical Violence

Assault and Aggravated Assault

Who Is More Likely to Kill?

Patterns of Killing

Characteristics of Homicide

Mass and Serial Murder

A Social Profile of Serial Killers

A Global Perspective on Homicide

School Violence

Stalking

Hate Killing

Genocide

Terrorism: The September 11 Attacks

Why Do People Kill?

Does the Death Penalty Deter Murder?

Chapter 5: Rape and Child Molestation

Patterns of Rape

Consequences of Rape

The Culture of Rape

A Global Perspective on Wartime Rape

Why Men Rape Women

Males as Victims

Child Molestation

Chapter 6: Family Violence

Myths about Family Violence

The Extent of Family Violence

Marital Rape

Wife Beating

Child Abuse

Elder Abuse

A Social Profile of Family Abusers

A Global Perspective on Family Violence

Theories of Family Violence

Social Responses to Family Violence

Part Three: Self-Destructive Deviance

Chapter 7: Suicide

Varieties of Suicidal Experiences

Groups with Higher Suicide Rates

A Social Profile of Suicide Bombers

Situational Factors in Suicide

A Global Perspective on...

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