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Deviant behavior. Social deviance

  • 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...

  • On Inequalityby Harry G. Frankfurt

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 14.95

    Economic inequality is one of the most divisive issues of our time. Yet few would argue that inequality is a greater evil than poverty. The poor suffer because they don?t have enough, not because others have more, and some have far too much. So why do many people appear to be more distressed by the rich than by the poor? In this provocative book,... more...

  • The Sociology of Devianceby Robert J. Franzese

    Charles C Thomas 2015; US$ 64.95

    This timely second edition remains essentially the same in overall organization and chapter layout and titles. New to the book is updated data and facts from empirical research and government and agency reports. Some information in some chapters was retained from the first edition if it was deemed still relevant and interesting. The definition of deviance... more...

  • Deviance: Theories on Behaviors That Defy Social Normsby Duane Dobbert; Thomas Mackey

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 48.00

    In this unparalleled exploration of antisocial and aberrant behavior, criminologists and other experts examine the theoretical perspectives of 15 classical psychological, political science, and economics scholars to shed light on the impetus for deviant behaviors. Murder, mayhem, robbery, sexual assault, and sexual activity with minor children are... more...

  • Sight Unseenby Ellyn Kaschak

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 39.99

    Sight Unseen reveals the cultural and biological realities of race, gender, and sexual orientation from the perspective of the blind. Through ten case studies and dozens of interviews, Ellyn Kaschak taps directly into the phenomenology of race, gender, and sexual orientation among blind individuals, along with the everyday epistemology of vision.... more...

  • Global Inequalities Beyond Occidentalismby Manuela Boatca

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    Based on theoretical developments in research on world-systems analysis, transnational migration, postcolonial and decolonial perspectives, whilst considering continuities of inequality patterns in the context of colonial and postcolonial realities, Global Inequalities Beyond Occidentalism proposes an original framework for the study of the long-term... 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...

  • The Inequality Hoaxby James Piereson

    Encounter Books 2014; US$ 5.99

    The controversy over inequality has gathered steam with the publication of Thomas Piketty?s new book, Capital in the Twenty-First Century , a dense work of economic history that documents the rise of income inequality in recent decades and sets forth an agenda of taxation to deal with it. Piketty?s treatise has turned into a rallying point for those... more...

  • Egalitarianismby Iwao Hirose

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 46.95

    Some people are worse off than others. Does this fact give rise to moral concern? Egalitarianism claims that it does, for a wide array of reasons. It is one of the most important and hotly debated problems in moral and political philosophy, occupying a central place in the work of John Rawls, Thomas Nagel, G. A. Cohen and Derek Parfit. It also plays... more...

  • Dividedby David Cay Johnston

    The New Press 2014; US$ 18.95

    The issue of inequality has irrefutably returned to the fore, riding on the anger against Wall Street following the 2008 financial crisis and the concentration of economic and political power in the hands of the super?rich. The Occupy movement made the plight of the 99 percent an indelible part of the public consciousness, and concerns about inequality... more...