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Readings in deviant behavior

Langue : Anglais

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Couverture de l’ouvrage Readings in deviant behavior

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

Stephen Pfohl

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

Travis Hirschi

6Shaming Theory

John Braithwaite

Part Three: Constructionist Theories

7 Labeling Theory

Howard S. Becker

8 Phenomenological Theory

Jack Katz

9 Conflict Theory

Richard Quinney

10Feminist Theory

Kathleen Daly

Part Four: Physical Violence

*11 What Drives the Libyan Suicide Bombers in Iraq?

Kevin Peraino

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

Madeline Bates

16 Intimate Stalking: Characteristics and Consequences

Jennifer L. Dunn

17 Child-to-Mother Violence

Debra Jackson

18 How Child Molesters Explain Their Deviance

Louanne Lawson

Part Six: Self-Destructive Deviance

19 The Desire for Death

Thomas Joiner

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

Erich Goode

25 What Is It Like to Be a Rural Lesbian?


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