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Deviant behavior. Social deviance

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  • 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$ 15.38

    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$ 14.30

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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$ 21.99

    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...

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

    Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 26.95

    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...

  • 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...

  • Klasse - Organisation - soziale Ungleichheitby Holger Lengfeld

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 49.99

    In welcher Weise wirkt sich der Aufbau von Unternehmen und Verwaltungen auf die Lebenschancen von Menschen mit unterschiedlicher berufsbezogener Klassenlage aus? Ausgehend von Befunden aus der neueren Schichtungs- und Organisationsforschung zeigt diese Studie, dass berufsbezogene Klassenlagen und formale Organisationsstrukturen ihre Wirkung unabhängig... more...