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Deviant behavior. Social deviance

  • Accounting for Rapeby Irina Anderson; Kathy Doherty

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 50.95

    Accounting for Rape presents an original perspective on the subject of rape and sexual violence by scrutinizing existing social psychological research on rape and, in particular, rape perception research. more...

  • Understanding Devianceby Tammy L. Anderson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 69.95

    In this collection of 48 reprinted and original articles, Tammy Anderson gives her fellow instructors of undergraduate deviance a refreshing way to revitalize their courses. In 12 separate sections, she presents a wide range of deviant behaviors, traits, and conditions, pairing "classic" and "contemporary" viewpoints. This pairing not only "connects"... more...

  • Equalityby John Baker; Professor Kathleen Lynch; Sara Cantillon; Judy Walsh

    Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 43.00

    How can egalitarian ideals be put into action? This ground-breaking book sets out a new interdisciplinary model for equality studies. Integrating normative questions about the ideal of equality with empirical issues about the nature of inequality, it applies a new framework to a wide range of contemporary inequalities. Proposing far-reaching changes... more...

  • Equality and Economyby Michael Blim

    AltaMira Press 2004; US$ 28.99

    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...

  • Stratificationby Wendy Bottero

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 57.95

    This book offers an exciting new perspective on differentiation and inequality, looking at how our most personal choices (of sexual partners, friends, consumption items and lifestyle) are influenced by hierarchy and social difference. more...

  • Routledge Handbook of Deviant Behaviorby Clifton D. Bryant

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 225.00

    This book presents a comprehensive, integrative, and accessible overview of the contemporary body of knowledge in the field of social deviance in the 21st century. An international mix of recognized scholars have authored 71 definitive original entries, arranged within fifthteen thematic parts or sections, that address the range of scholarly concerns... more...

  • Understanding Social Inequalityby Tim Butler; Paul Watt

    SAGE Publications 2006; US$ 50.00

    Moving beyond the traditional dichotomies of social theory, Understanding Social Inequality brings the study of social stratification and inequality into the 21st century. Starting with the widely agreed "fact" that the world is becoming more unequal, this book pulls together the "identity of displacement" in sociology and the "spaces of flow" of... 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...

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

    Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 25.95

    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...

  • Social Inequalities in Comparative Perspectiveby Fiona Devine; Mary Waters

    Wiley 2008; US$ 147.95

    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...