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Deviance and Social Control A Reader

ISBN-10: 007245900X
ISBN-13: 9780072459005
Edition: 2002
Authors: Ronald Weitzer
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Description: This reader provides a selection of articles that examine core issues in the field of deviant behaviour and social control. Included are empirical studies based on each theory discussed.

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Book details

List price: $60.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date: 8/30/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 397
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

This reader provides a selection of articles that examine core issues in the field of deviant behaviour and social control. Included are empirical studies based on each theory discussed.

PART I: INTRODUCTORY ISSUES Defining Deviance Introduction Stephen Pfohl, Images of Deviance and Social Control Constructing and Controlling Deviance Introduction Howard S. Becker, Moral Entrepreneurs Gary T. Marx, Ironies of Social Control PART II: THEORIES OF DEVIANCE Introduction Functionalist Theory Kai T. Erikson, The Sociology of Deviance Maria Elizabeth Grabe, Television News Magazines and Functionalism Social Disorganization Theory Rodney Stark, Deviant Places James Q. Wilson and George L. Kelling, Broken Windows Anomie Theory Robert K. Merton, Social Structure and Anomie Nikos Passas, Anomie and Corporate Deviance Learning Theory Edwin H. Sutherland, Differential Association Howard S. Becker, Becoming a Marijuana User Barbara Sherman Heyl, The Training of House Prostitutes Labeling Theory Howard S. Becker, Outsiders John I. Kitsuse, Societal Reaction to Deviant Behavior William B. Waegel, M. David Ermann, and Alan M. Horowitz, Labelling the CIA Deviant Conflict Theory David M. Gordon, Capitalism, Class, and Crime in America Elijah Anderson, The Police and the Black Male Patricia Yancey Martin and Robert A. Hummer, Fraternities and Rape on Campus Walter D. Connor, The Manufacture of Deviance in the Soviet Purges PART III: RESEARCHING DEVIANCE Introduction Joseph J. Senna and Larry J. Siegel, Measuring Crime Jeff Leen, Number Jumble Clouds Judgment of Drug War Michael D. Smith, Improving Surveys on Violence Against Women PART IV: INSTITUTIONAL CONTEXTS Deviance in the Media and on the Internet Introduction Vincent F. Sacco, Media Constructions of Crime Joshua Gamson, Deviants on Talk Shows Keith F. Durkin and Clifton D. Bryant, Log on to Sex: Erotic Cyberspace as a New Frontier Medicine and Psychiatric Institutions Introduction Peter Conrad and Joseph W. Schneider, Medicine as an Institution of Social Control D.L. Rosenhan, On Being Sane in Insane Places Politics and the Control of Deviance Introduction Albert DiChiara and John F. Galliher, Politics of Marijuana Decriminalization Carole S. Vance, The Meese Commission on the Road Ronald Weitzer, Prostitution Control in America PART V: IDENTITY, INTERACTION, AND RESISTANCE Becoming Deviant: Identity and Behavioral Change Introduction Sheigla Murphy, Dan Waldorf, and Craig Reinarman, Drifting into Drug Dealing Richard R. Troiden, Acquiring a Homosexual Identity Patricia Gagne, Richard Tewksbury, and Deanna McGaughey, Coming Out as a Transgendered Person Managing Deviance: Passing, Disclosure, and Neutralization Introduction Rose Weitz, Living with the Stigma of AIDS Donald L. McCabe, The Influence of Situational Ethics on Cheating Among College Students Michael L. Benson, Denying the Guilty Mind Diana Scully and Joseph Marolla, Rapists’ Vocabulary of Motive Kathleen J. Ferraro and John M. Johnson, How Women Experience Battering Fighting Back: Organized Resistance by Deviants Introduction Ronald Weitzer, The Prostitutes' Rights Campaign Mary de Young, Pedophile Organizations Renee R. Anspach, Political Activism among the Disabled and Mental Patients Steven Epstein, Gay and Lesbian Movements

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