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Deviance and Social Control

Deviance and Social Control
A Sociological Perspective

Third Edition
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August 2020 | 412 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Deviance and Social Control: A Sociological Perspective, Third Edition provides a sociological examination of deviance and social control in society. Authors Michelle Inderbitzin, Kristin A. Bates, and Randy Gainey use sociological theories to illuminate a variety of issues related to deviant behavior and societal reactions to deviance, 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, paired with carefully selected articles on deviance and social control taken directly from leading academic journals and books.

Chapter 1: Introduction to Deviance
Chapter 2: The Diversity of Deviance
Chapter 3: Researching Deviance
Chapter 4: Anomie/Strain Theory
Chapter 5: Social Disorganization Theory
Chapter 6: Differential Association and Social Learning Theories
Chapter 7: Social Control Theories of Deviance
Chapter 8: Labeling Theory
Chapter 9: Marxist and Conflict Theories of Deviance
Chapter 10: Critical Theories of Deviance
Chapter 11: Societal Responses to Deviance
Chapter 12: Deviant Careers and Career Deviance

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ISBN: 9781544395777