SOCIOLOGY OF DEVIANT BEHAVIOR hits the hot topics from terrorism to white-collar crime and shows you how sociological theory explains them. You'll read about justified deviance (e.g., terrorism); corporate crime and mistakes, such as the General Motors ignition problem; the changing moral landscape regarding gay marriage and marijuana use; the importance of social media in facilitating deviant acts; political crime, and more. Now in its fifteenth edition, this book continues to be the leader in its market. When you read it, you'll see why.
Part I: INTRODUCTION TO DEVIANCE.
1. The Nature and Meaning of Deviance.
2. Deviant Events and Social Control.
Part II: EXPLAINING DEVIANCE.
3. Becoming Deviant.
4. Major Theories of Deviance.
Part III: DEVIANCE AND CRIME.
5. Crimes of Interpersonal Violence.
6. Nonviolent Crime.
7. White-Collar and Corporate Crime.
Part IV: TYPES OF DEVIANCE.
8. Drug Use and Addiction.
9. Drunkenness and Alcoholism.
11. Heterosexual Deviance.
Part V: STUDIES IN STIGMA.
12. Gays, Lesbians, and Homophobia.
13. Physical Disabilities.
14. Mental Disorders.
Part VI: LOOKING AHEAD.
15. Recent Forms of Deviance.
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ISBN-10: 1337143294 | ISBN-13: 9781337143295
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“Overall, this is one of the leading textbooks about deviant behavior on the market. I recommend this to all students of sociology, criminology, criminal justice, psychology, medicine, counseling, and social work. It provides the depth and breadth that is needed.”— Joel L. Carr, Ph.D., LCSW, LPC, Texas A&M University–Kingsville
“The book is thorough. It is full of useful and comprehensive information. . . . The text is a complete, overall well-written and designed book that will encourage students to read and make for a great course.”— Daniel Phillips, Lindsey Wilson College
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