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Constructions of Deviance Social Power, Context, and Interaction

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ISBN-10: 1111186375

ISBN-13: 9781111186371

Edition: 7th 2012

Authors: Patricia A. Adler, Peter Adler

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List price: $186.95
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 2/9/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 624
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.936

Patricia A. Adler is Professor of Sociology at the University of Colorado, Boulder. Peter Adler is Professor of Sociology at the University of Denver. They are the co-authors and co-editors of numerous books, including Peer Power, Paradise Laborers, and Constructions of Deviance . Both Adlers collaboratively received the 2010 George Herbert Mead Award for Lifetime Achievement from the Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction.

Peter Adler (Ph.D., University of California, San Diego) is Professor Emeritus of Sociology and Criminology at the University of Denver. His research interests include social psychology, drugs and society, and sociology of work, sport, and leisure. His first book, MOMENTUM, was published in 1981 by Sage. Peter has been honored with the University Lecturer Award and as the Outstanding Scholar/Teacher at the University of Denver, as well as being named by the Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction (SSSI) as Mentor of the Year in 2005.

About the Editors
About the Contributors
General Introduction
Defining Deviance
On the Sociology of Deviance
An Integrated Typology of Deviance Applied to Ten Middle-Class Norms
Three Perspectives
Relativism: Labeling Theory
The Morality of Deviance
Social Power: Conflict Theory of Crime
Theories of Deviance
Functionalism: The Normal and the Pathological
Social Structure and Anomie
Differential Association
Control Theory
Feminist Theory
The Constructionist Stance
Studying Deviance
Child Abuse Reporting
Survey of Sexual Behavior of Americans
Researching Dealers and Smugglers
Constructing Deviance
Moral Entrepreneurs: Campaigning
The Social Construction of Drug Scares
Blowing Smoke: Status Politics and the Smoking Ban
Failure to Launch: Why Do Some Social Issues Fail to Detonate Moral Panics?
Differential Social Power: Labeling
Gender, Race, and Urban Policing
Homophobia and Women's Sport
The Mark of a Criminal Record
Differential Social Power: Resisting Labeling
The Saints and the Roughnecks
Doctors' Autonomy and Power
Deviant Identity
Identity Development
The Adoption and Management of a "Fat" Identity
Becoming Bisexual
Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia
Convicted Rapists' Vocabulary of Motive
The Devil Made Me Do It: Use of Neutralizations by Shoplifters
Stigma Management
Men Who Cheer
Negotiating White Power Activist Stigma
Fitting In and Fighting Back: Homeless Kids' Stigma Management Strategies
Collective Stigma Management and Shame: Avowal, Management, and Contestation
The Social Organization of Deviance
Drug Use and Disordered Eating Among College Women
Online Communities
Cyber Communities of Self-Injury
Cooks are Like Gods: Hierarchies in Methamphetamine-Producing Groups
Gender and Victimization Risk Among Young Women in Gangs
Formal Organizations
International Organized Crime
State-Corporate Crime
War Profiteering: Iraq and Halliburton
Structure of the Deviant Act
Autoerotic Sexual Asphyxia
Trading Sex for Crack: Gender and Power
Show Me the Money: Cybershrews and On-line Money Masochists
Sexual Assault on Campus
Opportunity Structures for White-Collar Crime
Deviant Careers
Entering Deviance
Deciding to Commit a Burglary
Managing Deviance
Gay Male Christian Couples and Sexual Exclusivity
Career Stages
Pimp-Controlled Prostitution
Exiting Deviance
Shifts and Oscillations in Upper-Level Drug Traffickers' Careers
Obstacles to Exiting Emotional Disorder Identities
References for the General and Part Introductions