Readings in Deviant Behavior

ISBN-10: 0205695574
ISBN-13: 9780205695577
Edition: 6th 2010
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Description: 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  More...

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List price: $113.20
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/13/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.650
Language: English

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, 6/e, 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.

Preface
Introduction
Defining Deviance
Images of Deviance
Defining Deviancy Down
Positivist Theories
Strain Theory
Differential Association Theory
Control Theory
Shaming Theory
Constructionist Theories
Labeling Theory
Phenomenological Theory
Conflict Theory
Feminist Theory
Physical Violence
What Drives the Libyan Suicide Bombers in Iraq?
Serial Murder: Popular Myths and Empirical Realities
What Triggers School Shootings?
"I Hope Someone Murders Your Mother!": Extreme Support for the Death Penalty
Intimate Violence
Tenured and Battered
Intimate Stalking: Characteristics and Consequences
Child-to-Mother Violence
How Child Molesters Explain Their Deviance
Self-Destructive Deviance
The Desire for Death
Self-Injurers: A "Lonely Crowd"
Being Sane in Insane Places
The Emergence of Hyperactive Adults as Abnormal
Victims Of Stigma
Managing the Stigma of Personal Bankruptcy
The Stigma of Obesity
What Is It Like to Be a Rural Lesbian?
"You're Not a Retard, You're Just Wise"
Heterosexual Deviance
The Globalization of Sex Tourism
Flawed Theory and Method in Studies of Prostitution
Exotic Dancers: "Where Am I Going to Stop?"
"Everyone Knows Who the Sluts Are": How Young Women Get around the Stigma
Substance Use And Abuse
Binge Drinking on College Campuses
"Hey, Don't Blame Me . . . Blame the Booze"
OxyContin: A Prescription for Disaster
Damn, It Feels Good to be a Gangsta: Selling Drugs on Campus
Internet Deviance
Show Me the Money: Online Mistresses and Slaves
Online Dating: "I'm Dysfunctional, You're Dysfunctional"
Online Boys: Male-for-Male Internet Escorts
Cyberbullying: Offenders and Victims
Privileged Deviance
Criminal Telemarketing: A Profession on the Line
The Neutralization of Professional Deviance among Veterinarians
Societal Causes of Political Corruption
Enron: Organizational Rituals as Deviance
Underprivileged Deviance
Shoplifters: "The Devil Made Me Do It"
Burglary: The Offender's Perspective
The Immediate Experiences of Carjacking
The Good Thing about Workplace Deviance
Controlling Deviance
What It's Like to be Known as a Sex Offender
Responses to Workplace Bullying
Eating for Two: How Pregnant Women Neutralize Nutritional Deviance
A New Way of Fighting the War on Drugs
Name Index
Subject Index

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