Readings in deviant behavior
Auteurs : THIO Alex, CALHOUN Thomas C., CONYERS Addrain
This collection of diverse readings represents the full range of deviance sociology, dealing with many different theories as well as data collected via different research methodologies.
Designed for use as either a main text or a supplement, Readings in Deviant Behavior includes selections with high student-appeal. All of the readings have been carefully edited for clarity and conciseness to ensure that they are enjoyable and useful in helping students learn. The sixth edition features many new articles that reflect current trends.
* Indicates New to this Edition
Part One: Defining Deviance
1Images of Deviance
2 Defining Deviancy Down
Daniel Patrick Moynihan
Part Two: Positivist Theories
3 Strain Theory
Robert K. Merton
4 Differential Association Theory
Edwin H. Sutherland and Donald R. Cressey
5 Control Theory
Part Three: Constructionist Theories
7 Labeling Theory
Howard S. Becker
8 Phenomenological Theory
9 Conflict Theory
Part Four: Physical Violence
*11 What Drives the Libyan Suicide Bombers in Iraq?
12 Serial Murder: Popular Myths and Empirical Realities
James Alan Fox and Jack Levin
13 What Triggers School Shootings?
Michael S. Kimmel and Matthew Mahler
14 'I Hope Someone Murders Your Mother!': Extreme Support for the Death Penalty
Margaret Vandiver, David J. Giacopassi, and Peter R. Gathje
Part Five: Intimate Violence
15 Tenured and Battered
16 Intimate Stalking: Characteristics and Consequences
Jennifer L. Dunn
17 Child-to-Mother Violence
18 How Child Molesters Explain Their Deviance
Part Six: Self-Destructive Deviance
19 The Desire for Death
20 Self-Injurers: A 'Lonely Crowd'
Patricia A. Adler and Peter Adler
21 Being Sane in Insane Places
David L. Rosenhan
22 The Emergence of Hyperactive Adults as Abnormal
Peter Conrad and Deborah Potter
Part Seven: Victims of Stigma
23 Managing the Stigma of Personal Bankruptcy
Deborah Thorne and Leon Anderson
24 The Stigma of Obesity
25 What Is It Like to Be a Rural Lesbian?
Date de parution : 05-2009
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