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Deviant behavior. Social deviance

  • Pedagogies of Crossingby M. Jacqui Alexander; Judith Halberstam; Lisa Lowe

    Duke University Press 2005; US$ 94.95

    A collection of essays by Alexander addressing the implications of transnational thinking for our understanding of gender, sex, sexuality, and race. more...

  • 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, focusing on both female and male sexual violence. The authors investigate everyday beliefs about rape, to examine how blaming the victim and the normalization of rape are achieved by people in a discussion about sexual violence. They synthesize discursive psychology and... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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$ 16.03

    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...

  • Stratificationby Wendy Bottero

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 57.95

    Offering a fresh and exciting new perspective on differentiation and inequality, this absorbing book investigates how our most personal choices (of sexual partners, friends, consumption items and lifestyle) are influenced by hierarchy and social difference. Exploring the topics of assortative mating; social capital; friendship networks and cultural... more...

  • THE HANDBOOK OF DEVIANT BEHAVIORby Clifton D. Bryant

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 225.00

    The Handbook of Deviant Behavior presents a comprehensive, integrative, and accessible overview of the contemporary body of knowledge in the field of social deviance in the twenty-first century. This book addresses the full range of scholarly concerns within this area ? including theoretical, methodological, and substantive issues ? in over seventy... more...

  • Understanding Social Inequalityby Tim Butler; Paul Watt

    SAGE Publications 2006; US$ 52.00

    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...