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Deviance and Deviants A Sociological Approach

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ISBN-10: 1118604598

ISBN-13: 9781118604595

Edition: 2017

Authors: William E. Thompson, Jennifer C. Gibbs

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This comprehensive and engaging textbook provides a fresh and sociologically–grounded examination of how deviance is constructed and defined and what it means to be classed a deviant. Covers an array of deviances, including sexual, physical, mental, and criminal, as well as deviances often overlooked in the literature, such as elite deviance, cyber–deviance, and deviant occupations Examines the popular notions and pseudoscientific explanations upon which the most pervasive myths surrounding deviance and deviants are founded Features an analytical through–line assessing the complex and multifaceted relationship between deviance and the media Enhanced with extensive pedagogical features,…    
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Book details

List price: $70.95
Copyright year: 2017
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 8/5/2016
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

William E. Thompson was born and raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and was the first member of his family to receive a high school diploma. He received his bachelor's degree from Northeastern State University, a master's degree from Missouri State University, and a Ph.D. from Oklahoma State University. Professor Thompson has authored and coauthored more than 30 articles in professional journals, including several reprinted in sociology textbooks and readers. He has coauthored a textbook on juvenile delinquency. Thompson also is the author of The Glass House, a nonfiction account of his mother's two year battle with cancer and the lessons about life and living learned from her death and…