Social Deviance Readings in Theory and Research

ISBN-10: 0131444190

ISBN-13: 9780131444195

Edition: 5th 2005

Authors: Henry N. Pontell

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This collection of classic and contemporary readings in social deviance provides a balanced overview of theories, concepts and research related to the topic.The book examines specific deviant behaviors, as well as the research issues in studying them and the application theories to specific behavior through the use of various research methodologies.For those interested in sociology and the field of criminal justice.
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List price: $68.80
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 504
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.606
Language: English

Introduction
Moral Entrepreneurs: The Creation and Enforcement of Deviant Categories
Ironies of Social Control: Authorities as Contributors to Deviance Through Escalation, Nonenforcement, and Covert
The Discovery of Child Abuse
Theories
Functionalism and Anomie
The Normal and the Pathological
Social Structure and Anomie
Illegitimate Means and Delinquent Subcultures
Symbolic Interactionism/Labeling
The Social Self
Primary and Secondary Deviation
Stigma and Social Identity
Deviance on Record: Techniques for Labeling Child Abusers in Official Documents
On Behalf of Labeling Theory
Conflict Theory
Toward a Marxian Theory of Deviance
Radical Criminology: An Explication
The Poverty of the Sociology of Deviance: Nuts, Sluts, and Perverts
Learning
Techniques of Neutralization: A Theory of Delinquency
Becoming a Marihuana User
Differential Association
Differential Identification, Daniel Glaser Feminism
Girls' Crime and Woman's Place: Toward a Feminist Model of Female Delinquency
Rejecting Femininity: Some Research Notes on Gender Identity Development in Lesbians
On the Backs of Working Prostitutes: Feminist Theory and Prostitution Policy
Appearance and Delinquency: A Research Note
Identity, Strategy, and Feminist Politics: Clemency for Battered Women Who Kill
Deviant Behaviors
Alcohol and Drug Use
Moral Passage: The Symbolic Process in Public Designations of Deviance
Marihuana Use and Social Control
Deviance as a Situated Phenomenon: Variations in the Social Interpretation of Marijuana and Alcohol Use
Gender, Power, and Alternative Living Arrangements in the Inner-City Crack Culture
Sexual Deviance
The Madam as Teacher: The Training of House Prostitutes
Tearoom Trade
Convicted Rapists' Vocabulary of Motive: Excuses and Justifications
Topless Dancers: Managing Stigma in a Deviant Occupation
Deviance as History: The Future of Perversion
Common Crime and Social Control
The Function of Humor for Prison Inmates
Incarceration as a Deviant Form of Social Control
The Behavior of the Systematic Check Forger
Normal Crimes: Sociological Features of the Penal Code in a Public Defender Office
White-Collar Crime and Corporate Crime
Is White-Collar Crime Crime?
Medical Criminals: Physician Fraud in Medicaid
White-Collar Crime in the Savings and Loan Scandal
Denying the Guilty Mind: Accounting for Involvement in a White-Collar Crime
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