Deviant Behavior Crime, Conflict, and Interest Groups

ISBN-10: 0205447287

ISBN-13: 9780205447282

Edition: 7th 2006 (Revised)

Authors: Charles H. McCaghy, Timothy A. Capron, J. D. Jamieson, Sandra Harley Carey

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List price: $82.80
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 448
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

The Concept of Deviant Behavior
Perspectives on Deviants: The Early Development of Criminal Deviance Theory
Who Is Deviant?
The Rational Deviant-The Classical School
The Deviant as Determined-Positivist Criminology
Physical Characteristics of Deviants-Early Approaches
Phrenology-The Beginning of the Scientific Study of the Deviant
The Positivist School
Theories of Criminal Deviance
Heredity and Mental Deficiencies-Early Approaches
A Short Note on Eugenics
Twin Studies
The Bell Curve
Physical Characteristics Revisited
Biological Inferiority
XYY Chromosome Syndrome
Brain Malfunction
Emerging Biology-Based Theories
Personality Defects and Attributes
Traits and Thinking
Unconscious Motivation
Sociobiology-Trailblazing or Backtracking?
The Rise of Social Determinism
Economic Influences
Karl Marx
Willem Bonger
Durkheim's Anomie
Merton's Anomie
Subcultures of Deviance
Social Disorganization and Learning
Differential Association Theory
Control Theory
Classical Theory Revisited
Women and Deviance Theories
Integration of Theories
Why Is Certain Behavior Deviant?
The Labeling Perspective
The Production of Deviance
The Effect of Labeling on Behavior
Conflict Perspectives
Culture Conflict
Group Conflict
Conflict and Authority
Radical Theory
Postmodern Criminology
Once Again: What Is Deviant?
Interest Group Conflict and Deviance
Crime as Deviant Behavior
Crime in the Streets-Against the Person
Measuring Crime
Murder and Aggravated Assault
Dimensions of Homicide
Violence: A U.S. Value
The Subculture of Interpersonal Violence
The Conflict over Guns
Forcible Rape
Dimensions of Rape
Violence and Sex
Violent Sex and Conflict
Crime in the Streets-Against Property
Dimensions of Robbery
Types of Robbers
Dimensions of Burglary
The World of Burglary
Motor Vehicle Theft
Dimensions of Motor Vehicle Theft
Joyriders, Professionals, and Others
The Extent of Shoplifting
Types of Shoplifters
Reactions to Shoplifting
Types of Arsonists
Larceny in the American Heart
The Rip-off Philosophy
Assaults against Children and Spouses
Physical Abuse of Children
Problems of Definition
The Discovery and Medicalization of Physical Abuse
Stress, Power, and Culture
Spouse Abuse
The Discovery of Spouse Abuse
Stress and Power-Again
Sexual Abuse of Children
Types of Molesters and Their Offenses
Adult-Child Sex: A Matter of Liberation?
Deviance and Organizations
Employee Theft
Organizations as Victims
Police Corruption
Meat- and Grass-Eaters
Rotten Apples or Rotten Barrels?
Corporate Deviance
Price-Fixing: A Fact of American Industry?
"Would You Buy a Used Car from This Person?"
"You Are What You Eat"
The Badness of Good Business
Organized Crime
Characteristics and Structure
From Muscle to Respectability
Ethnic Succession
Sources of Profit
Deviant Behavior in Contemporary Society
Deviant Drug Use
Drug Use as Deviance
Classification of Drugs
Alcohol as a Drug
Alcohol Use and Deviance
Alcoholism, Disease, and Problem Drinking
Correlates of Problem Drinking
Heroin as a Drug
Heroin Use and Deviance
Correlates of Heroin Use
Marijuana as a Drug
Marijuana Use and Deviance
Correlates of Marijuana Use
Cocaine as a Drug
Cocaine Use and Deviance
Correlates of Cocaine Use
Prescription Drug Abuse
Performance-Enhancing Drugs
Mental Disorders
What Is Mental Disorder?
Correlates of Mental Disorder
Social Class
Minorities and Mental Health
Family Setting
Male/Female Differences
Disease or Label?
Mental Disease as a Myth
A Labeling Theory of Mental Disorder
Criticisms and Contributions of Labeling Theory
Conflict and the Therapeutic State
Common Mental Disorders
History of Suicide
Current Attitudes Toward Suicide
Public Opinion and Public Policy
Professional Opinion
Sociological Theories of Suicide
Social Integration
Status Integration
Community Migration
Incidence of Suicide
United States
Risk Factors and Correlates of Suicide
Risk Factors of Suicide
Correlates of Suicide
Failure to Seek Help
Warning Signs
Precipitating Events
Helping Someone Who Is Suicidal
Attempting Suicide
Physician-Assisted Suicide
Prevention and Protection
The Computer Underground
A Typology of the Computer Underground
The Relevant Actors of the Computer Underground
Subcultures of Deviance in the Computer Underground
Is the Computer Underground a Subculture?
Crime and the Internet
Sexual Deviance and Cyberspace
Opportunity for Sexual Deviance in Cyberspace
An Interview with White Eagle
Sexual Deviance and Sexual Harassment
An Interview with Tony
The Context of Prostitution
Becoming a Prostitute
The Pimp
Prostitution and Conflict
Homosexuality: Condition or Behavior?
Becoming "Homosexual"
Homosexuality as Deviance
Homosexuality and Conflict
The Debate over Gay Marriage
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