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Contexts of Deviance Statuses, Institutions, and Interactions

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ISBN-10: 0199973571

ISBN-13: 9780199973576

Edition: 2015

Authors: J. William Spencer, J. William Spencer

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While most readers are more about deviance than sociology, this reader brings sociology front and center by studying deviance and social control in their social contexts. When we do this, sociologists go about using what we know, for example, about race or gender or the family or mass media orsocial movements to study and understand deviance and control. The reader is divided into six parts: 1) theory, 2) social control, 3) statuses and identities, 4) institutions, 5) social movements, and 6) subcultures. Readings range from classics to contemporary pieces, from macro-level studies tostudies of face-to-face encounters. A wide range of theoretical traditions are represented - from…    
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Book details

List price: $164.99
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 9/26/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 520
Size: 9.10" wide x 7.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.244
Language: English