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Deviance Today

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ISBN-10: 0205208754

ISBN-13: 9780205208753

Edition: 2013

Authors: Alex C. Thio, Thomas C. Calhoun, Addrain Conyers

List price: $111.13
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A contemporary collection of readings on deviant behavior This user-friendly reader contains readings that have been carefully written for clarity and conciseness. All of the articles reflect current trends in the sociology of deviance. The authors examine both criminal deviance (such as robbery and white-collar crime) and noncriminal deviance (such as pornography and tattooing). Deviance Today explores contemporary trends in the study of deviance such as the emphasis on the constructionist perspective and the greater use of ethnography. Learning Goals Upon completing this book, readers will be able to: Understand major theories in the sociology of deviance Explore current trends…    
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Book details

List price: $111.13
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 8/6/2012
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 320
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.90" long x 1.40" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Positivist Theories
Constructionist Theories
Physical Violence
Substance Use and Abuse
Sexual Deviance
Physical Manifestations of Deviance
Elite Deviance
Medical Deviance
Deviant Communities
Emergent Deviance
Positivist Theories
Strain and Anomie Theories
Control Theories of Deviance
Constructionist Theories
Conflict Theory: the Ongoing Battle
Feminism and Deviance
Physical Violence
Child Abuse
Substance Use and Abuse
Drug Use as Deviant Behavior
"What's Goin' On?": Illicit Drug and Alcohol Use among College Students
Academic Strain and Prescription Stimulant Misuse among College Students
Sexual Deviance
Female Pornography Use and Sexual Coercion Perpetration
the Prohibitionist Critique of Prostitution
Exiting Street Prostitution: A Combination of Internal and External Factors
Physical Manifestations of Deviance
the Relationship between Tattooing and Deviance in Contemporary Society
Self-Mutilation and Body Modification
Typologies of Teenage Suicide: Analyzing Suicide Notes through Durkheimian Categories
Elite Deviance
White-Collar Crime
How Men and Women Avoid the Stigma of White-Collar Crime
Clergy Misconduct as Elite Deviance: Assessing the Problem
Medical Deviance
Diagnosis as Stigma Management: the Case of Highly Stigmatized Gastrointestinal Symptoms of Celiac Disease
Care Giving without the Care: the Deviant Treatment of Residents in Nursing Homes
the Stigma of Obesity Erich Goode
Deviant Communities
Furries and Their Communities
Are You "Deaf Enough?"
Lesbian/Queer Bathhouse Culture and the Organization of (Im)Personal Sex
Emergent Deviance
the Dawn of a New Era: Renewed Prospects for the Sociology of Deviance in the Internet Age
Paranormal Beliefs as Deviance
Conceptualizing the Criminological Problem of Terrorism