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Deviant behavior. Social deviance

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  • Deviance and Crimeby Glenn W Muschert

    Infobase Publishing 2012; US$ 50.00

    The establishment, maintenance, and enforcement of the rules of social behavior are of fundamental concern for sociologists. Deviance and Crime is a brand-new, full-color guide that examines the definition and violation of various types of codes of conduct, including laws, moral codes, and cultural norms of etiquette. This comprehensive resource offers... more...

  • Stratification and Inequalityby Nicholas A Guittar; Liz Grauerholz

    Infobase Publishing 2012; US$ 50.00

    Despite the democratic and egalitarian ideals held by many in society, the unequal treatment of certain groups is a fact of social life. Stratification and Inequality explores the many ways in which inequality is structured within our society, along with the social mechanisms that support systems of inequality. Included in this discussion is stratification... more...

  • Living on the Boundariesby Carol Camp-Yeakey

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2012; US$ 114.95

    This anthology describes and analyzes the living conditions of marginalized persons in cities and neighborhoods across the globe and the consequential impact on their future social mobility. Chapters focus on key issues that include immigration, educational underachievement, urban renewal, public health, immigration, homelessness, environmental issues,... more...

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

    Wallstein Verlag 2012; US$ 14.54

    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...

  • 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$ 13.52

    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...

  • 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$ 350.00

    "...This work concentrates on substantive and traditionally defined deviant behaviors. Editors Forsyth (Univ. of Louisiana at Lafayette) and Copes (Univ. of Alabama at Birmingham) are well published in the areas of deviance and crime. ... Unlike older works such as the Encyclopedia of Criminology and Deviant Behavior (2001), edited by Clifton D.... more...

  • The Egalitarian Conscienceby Christine Sypnowich

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 109.99

    The Egalitarian Conscience pays tribute to the highly influential work of Professor G. A. Cohen. Professor Cohen is a philosopher of international stature and tremendous achievement, who has been vital to the flourishing of egalitarian political philosophy. He has a significant body of work spanning issues of Marxism and distributive justice, consistently... more...

  • The Ashgate Research Companion to Moral Panicsby Charles Krinsky

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 185.00

    The Ashgate Research Companion to Moral Panics offers a comprehensive assemblage of cutting-edge critical and theoretical perspectives on the concept of moral panic. All chapters represent original research by many of the most influential theorists and researchers now working in the area of moral panic, including Nachman Ben-Yehuda and Erich Goode,... more...

  • The Myth of Moral Panicsby Bill Thompson; Andy Williams

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    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...