Deviance and Social Control: A Sociological Perspective

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Deviance and Social Control: A Sociological Perspective

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This book serves as a guide to students delving into the fascinating world of deviance for the first time. Authors ... offer a clear overview of issues and perspectives in the field, including introductions to classic and current sociological theories as well as research on definitions and causes of deviance and reactions to deviant behavior. The unique text/reader format provides the best of both worlds, offering both substantial original chapters that clearly explain and outline the sociological perspectives on deviance, along with carefully selected articles on deviance and social control taken directly from leading academic journals and books. The Second Edition features updated research, examples of specific forms of deviance, and discussions of policy, as well as a new chapter and readings on global perspectives on deviance and social control. [from Amazon.com]

ISBN

978-1506327914

Publication Date

2016

Publisher

SAGE

City

Thousand Oaks, CA

Keywords

Deviant behavior, Social control

Disciplines

Social Control, Law, Crime, and Deviance

Deviance and Social Control: A Sociological Perspective


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