Read e-book online Deviance: Social Constructions and Blurred Boundaries PDF

By Leon Anderson

ISBN-10: 0520292375

ISBN-13: 9780520292376

Deviance: Social buildings and Blurred Boundaries attracts on updated scholarship throughout a large spectrum of deviance different types, supplying a symbolic interactionist research of the deviance approach. The booklet addresses positivistic theories of deviant habit inside an outline of the deviance procedure that encompasses the paintings of deviance claims-makers, rule-breakers, and social regulate agents.
 
Students: 
  • are introduced to the sociology of deviance
  • learn to research numerous types of criminal deviance that contain unwilling victims—such as homicide, rape, street-level estate crime, and white-collar crime
  • learn to envision a number of different types of “lifestyle” and “status” deviance
  • develop talents for severe research of legal justice and social policies

total, scholars achieve an figuring out of the sociology of deviance via cross-cultural comparisons, historic evaluation of deviance within the united states, and up-close research of the lived adventure of these who're categorised deviant in addition to responses to them within the U.S. today.

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