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- Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 39.99
Poverty, increased inequality, and social exclusion are back on the political agenda, not only as a consequence of the Great Recession of 2008, but also because of a seemingly structural trend towards increased inequality in advanced industrial societies that has persisted since the 1970s. Policies in labor markets, social policy, and political representation... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95
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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 95.00
Proposing an aggregative conception of vulnerability, this book provides a new framework for understanding individual experience of, and resilience to, vulnerability and promotes the need to find remedies for exposure to involuntary dependence, the unsecured future and the painful past. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 44.95
Verdaguer examines first-generation Latino entrepreneurs, revealing not only that Latinos' strategies for access to business ownership and development are cut across class, ethnic and gender lines, but also that immigrants' options and practices remain shaped by patriarchal gender relations within the immigrant family, community and economy. more...
- Hillcrest Media Group, Inc. 2011; US$ 9.99
Borderline personality disorder can be a labyrinth with no clear way out. In this book, the many challenges of BPD are explored through the stories of Annie and Fred, a fictional married couple. Although Annie and Fred are products of author Marilyn Dowells mind, their behavior is based on careful research of the disorder. In each chapter, some... more...
- AltaMira Press 2004; US$ 44.95
Creating Deviance is a basic text introducing deviance from an interactionist perspective, placing the study of deviant behavior within the broader terrain of cultural meaning. By examining the persistence of gender inequality, the formation of youth subcultures, and other issues Dotter provides a valuable resource for the study of deviance and crime... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 50.00
Explores the fetishism strategy, a psychological defense that aims to tame, subdue, and if necessary, murder human vitalities. Through an exploration of cultural phenomena, this work demonstrates how an understanding of the fetishism strategy can help to preserve the human dialogue that is the basis of all human relationships. more...
- Springer 2006; US$ 139.00
Presents a study on criminal and antisocial behaviour. This book presents an integrative theory of deviant behaviour, synthesizing social stress, social control, societal labelling, and other perspectives. It describes the intergenerational cycle of deviant behaviour and identifies the relationship between deviance and its significant correlates. more...