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By Leon Anderson

ISBN-10: 0520292375

ISBN-13: 9780520292376

Deviance: Social structures and Blurred Boundaries attracts on up to date scholarship throughout a large spectrum of deviance different types, offering a symbolic interactionist research of the deviance technique. The e-book addresses positivistic theories of deviant habit inside an outline of the deviance approach that encompasses the paintings of deviance claims-makers, rule-breakers, and social regulate agents.
  • are introduced to the sociology of deviance
  • learn to investigate a number of sorts of criminal deviance that contain unwilling victims—such as homicide, rape, street-level estate crime, and white-collar crime
  • learn to check a number of different types of “lifestyle” and “status” deviance
  • develop abilities for severe research of felony justice and social policies

total, scholars achieve an realizing of the sociology of deviance via cross-cultural comparisons, old evaluate of deviance within the united states, and up-close research of the lived event of these who're classified deviant in addition to responses to them within the U.S. today.

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