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Deviant Behavior, 10th Edition

By Erich Goode

Published by Routledge

Published Date: Apr 1, 2014


Deviant Behavior, 10/e by Erich Goode provides a comprehensive study of the behavior, beliefs, conditions, and reactions to deviance, giving students a better understanding of this phenomenon. Deviance is discussed from the sociological perspectives of positivism and constructionism. Readers will grasp the reason behind deviant behavior through the positivist perspective and why certain actions, beliefs, and physical characteristics are condemned through the constructionist perspective.

Table of Contents

BRIEF TABLE OF CONTENTS:  Chapter 1. Introduction: What is Deviance?  Chapter 2. Explaining Deviant Behavior  Chapter 3. Constructing Deviance  Chapter 4. Poverty and Disrepute  Chapter 5. Crime and Criminalization  Chapter 6. White Collar Crime  Chapter 7. Drug Use as Deviance: An Introduction  Chapter 8. Drug Abuse  Chapter 9. Sexual Deviance  Chapter 10. Unconventional Beliefs  Chapter 11. Mental Disorder  Chapter 12. Deviant Physical Characteristics  Chapter 13. Tribal Stigma: Labeling Race and Ethnicity  Chapter 14. Summary and Conclusions


Deviant Behavior, 10th Edition

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