Deviance: Social Constructions and Blurred Boundaries by Leon Anderson

By Leon Anderson

Deviance: Social structures and Blurred Boundaries attracts on updated scholarship throughout a large spectrum of deviance different types, delivering a symbolic interactionist research of the deviance method. The e-book addresses positivistic theories of deviant habit inside of an outline of the deviance procedure that encompasses the paintings of deviance claims-makers, rule-breakers, and social keep an eye on agents.
  • are introduced to the sociology of deviance
  • learn to research a number of forms 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, old evaluate of deviance within the united states, and up-close research of the lived adventure of these who're classified deviant in addition to responses to them within the U.S. today.

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