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Deviant behavior. Social deviance

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  • Deviance: Theories on Behaviors That Defy Social Normsby Duane Dobbert; 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$ 157.95 US$ 136.89

    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...

  • On the Currency of Egalitarian Justice, and Other Essays in Political Philosophyby G. A. Cohen; Michael Otsuka

    Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 30.95 US$ 24.76

    G. A. Cohen was one of the most gifted, influential, and progressive voices in contemporary political philosophy. At the time of his death in 2009, he had plans to bring together a number of his most significant papers. This is the first of three volumes to realize those plans. Drawing on three decades of work, it contains previously uncollected articles... more...

  • Klasse - Organisation - soziale Ungleichheitby Holger Lengfeld

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 36.59

    Dieses Buch handelt vom Einfluss der Organisationsstruktur von Unternehmen und Verwaltungen auf soziale Ungleichheit. Es thematisiert damit einen Geg- stand, der in die Zuständigkeit der Sozialstrukturanalyse fällt, der aber auch eine große Schnittmenge mit der Organisationssoziologie aufweist. Bis in die 1990er Jahre hinein wurden auf diesem Forschungsfeld... more...

  • Social Justice in the U.S.-Mexico Border Regionby Mark Lusk; Kathleen Staudt; Eva Moya

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 130.64

    This book provides a better understanding of life in this region. It examines a variety of examples of injustice and proposes a pathway to development. more...

  • Equality and Economyby Michael Blim

    AltaMira Press 2004; US$ 34.99

    Anthropologist Michael Blim identifies equality as the key global issue of our time, as the value above others that will improve human wellbeing. Using it as a measure for policy, he demonstrates how taking equality seriously will change how our economies could function to provide greater wellbeing both in the United States and worldwide. His book... more...

  • The Myth of Moral Panicsby Bill Thompson; Andy Williams

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.99

    This study provides a comprehensive critique - forensic, historical, and theoretical - of the moral panic paradigm, using empirically grounded ethnographic research to argue that the panic paradigm suffers from fundamental flaws that make it a myth rather than a viable academic perspective. more...

  • Understanding Devianceby Tammy L. Anderson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 76.95

    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...