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Deviance and Social Control : A Sociological Perspective (Paperback) (Michelle Inderbitzin & Kristin A.
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Deviance and Social Control: A Sociological Perspective, Second Edition serves as a guide to students delving into the fascinating world of deviance for the first time. Authors Michelle Inderbitzin, Kristin A. Bates, and Randy Gainey 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.
Number of Pages: 615
Genre: Social Science
Publisher: Sage Pubns
Author: Michelle Inderbitzin & Kristin A. Bates & Randy R. Gainey
Street Date: August 1, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 248-20-0287
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