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Deviant behavior. Social deviance

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  • Ungleichheiten im "Dritten Reich"by Nicole Kramer; Armin Nolzen

    Wallstein Verlag 2012; US$ 15.26

    Hauptbeschreibung Das NS-Regime schuf eine dynamische Ordnung der Ungleichheit, die jedem Einzelnen seinen gesellschaftlichen Platz zuwies. Aus dem Inhalt: Nicole Kramer/Armin Nolzen: Einleitung Gerhard Wolf: Auf dem Weg in eine "völkisch" und "rassisch" stratifizierte Gesellschaft: die Deutsche Volksliste im Wartheland Andrea Löw: Die Erfahrung... more...

  • Understanding Devianceby Tammy L. Anderson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 69.95

    In this collection of 48 reprinted and completely original articles, Tammy Anderson gives her fellow instructors of undergraduate deviance a refreshing way to energize and revitalize their courses. [36 are reprints; 12 are original to this text/anthology] First, in 12 separate sections, she presents a wide range of deviant behaviors, traits,... more...

  • Encyclopedia of Social Devianceby Craig J. Forsyth; Heith Copes

    SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 280.00

    Social deviance does not involve just criminal behavior?it?s any behavior that violates a cultural norm, and that can involve something as minor as consistently and deliberately wearing lively mismatched socks.  Moreover, whether a crime, a sin, or simply unique taste, what?s considered deviant at one time and place can change, as when extensive tattooing... more...

  • Widerspruch 63by Eva Borst; Ulrich Brand; Peter Dehnbostel; Andreas Dietschi; Lilian Fankhauser; Christine Goll; Ulrich Klemm; Michael Krätke; Sibylle Künzli; Hannes Lindenmeyer; Ueli Mäder; Véronique Polito; Thomas Ragni; Regina Scherrer; Karl Weber

    Rotpunktverlag 2013; US$ 14.19

    Der bildungspolitische Diskurs hat in den letzten Jahrzehnten einen radikalen Paradigmenwechsel erfahren: »Wettbewerb der Bildungsstandorte«, »Effizienzsteigerung«, »Arbeitsmarktfähigkeit «, so lauten die zentralen Schlagworte. Unverändert gilt dagegen, dass Bildungssysteme zur Reproduktion sozialer Ungleichheiten beitragen. Das liberale Versprechen... more...

  • On Inequalityby Harry G. Frankfurt

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 14.95

    Economic inequality is one of the most divisive issues of our time. Yet few would argue that inequality is a greater evil than poverty. The poor suffer because they don?t have enough, not because others have more, and some have far too much. So why do many people appear to be more distressed by the rich than by the poor? In this provocative book,... more...

  • Devianceby Duane Dobbert; Duane Dobbert; Thomas Mackey; Thomas Mackey

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 48.00

    In this unparalleled exploration of antisocial and aberrant behavior, criminologists and other experts examine the theoretical perspectives of 15 classical psychological, political science, and economics scholars to shed light on the impetus for deviant behaviors. Murder, mayhem, robbery, sexual assault, and sexual activity with minor children are... more...

  • The Sociology of Devianceby Robert J. Franzese

    Charles C Thomas 2015; US$ 64.95

    This timely second edition remains essentially the same in overall organization and chapter layout and titles. New to the book is updated data and facts from empirical research and government and agency reports. Some information in some chapters was retained from the first edition if it was deemed still relevant and interesting. The definition of deviance... more...

  • Social Inequalities in Comparative Perspectiveby Fiona Devine; Mary Waters

    Wiley 2008; US$ 152.95

    This unique collection of original essays brings a comparative perspective to issues of social inequality. First-rate sociologists from around the world have contributed to this exciting and rigorous volume, drawing upon their own research in the fields of race and ethnicity, class and inequality, and gender and sexuality. Contains original essays... more...

  • The Politics of Antisocial Behaviourby Stuart Waiton

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95

    Antisocial behaviour is becoming a universally accepted problem and one that dominates the political and popular imagination. By providing a new criminological framework for understanding the fear of crime, this book reposes the increasingly important debate around antisocial behaviour and the internationally understood idea of moral panics. Through... more...

  • How to Cause a Scandalby Laura Kipnis

    Scribe Publications Pty Ltd 2010; US$ 20.99

    We all relish a good scandal ? the larger the figure (governor, judge) and more shocking the particulars (diapers, cigars), the better. But why do people feel compelled to act out their tangled psychodramas on the national stage, and why do we so enjoy watching them, hurling our condemnation while savouring every lurid detail? With ?pointed daggers... more...