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Deviance and Social Control A Reader

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ISBN-10: 007245900X

ISBN-13: 9780072459005

Edition: 2002

Authors: Ronald Weitzer

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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

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…