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Deviant behavior. Social deviance

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  • Klasse - Organisation - soziale Ungleichheitby Holger Lengfeld

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 49.99

    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$ 159.00

    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...

  • The Relativity of Devianceby John O. (Ogden) Curra

    SAGE Publications 2010; US$ 50.00

    In this Second Edition of his investigation into the relative nature of social deviance and how the public perceives it, author John Curra demonstrates that what qualifies as deviance varies from place to place, time to time, and situation to situation. Through thought-provoking examples that include the blue people of Kentucky, a woman who believes... more...

  • The Ashgate Research Companion to Moral Panicsby Dr 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...

  • Equality and Economyby Michael Blim

    AltaMira Press 2004; US$ 31.99

    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...

  • Inequality in Asia and the Pacificby Ravi Kanbur; Changyong Rhee; Juzhong Zhuang

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Asia?s rapid economic growth has led to a significant reduction in extreme poverty, but accompanied by rising inequality. This book deals with three questions: What have been the trends of inequality in Asia and the Pacific? What are the key drivers of rising inequality in the region? How should Asian countries respond to the rising inequality? ... more...

  • The Death and Resurrection of Devianceby Michael Dellwing; Joseph A. Kotarba; Nathan W. Pino

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00

    Are reports of the 'death of deviance' premature? This collection brings together leading international scholars to analyse uses of the 'deviance' concept to argue its vitality and show its possible utility in a variety of fields including religion, education and media narratives. more...

  • Why Race and Gender Still Matterby Maeve M O'Donovan

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Intersectionality, the attempt to bring theories on race, gender, disability and sexuality together, has existed for decades as a theoretical framework. The essays in this volume explore how intersectionality can be applied to modern philosophy, as well as looking at other disciplines. more...