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This collection of diverse readings represents the full range of deviance sociology, dealing with many different theories as well as data collected via different research methodologies. Designed for use as either a main text or a supplement,Readings in Deviant Behaviorincludes selections with high student-appeal. All of the readings have been carefully edited for clarity and conciseness to ensure that they are enjoyable and useful in helping students learn. The sixth edition features many new articles that reflect current trends.
Table of Contents
|Defining Deviance||p. 9|
|Images of Deviance||p. 11|
|Defining Deviancy Down||p. 15|
|Positivist Theories||p. 19|
|Strain Theory||p. 21|
|Differential Association Theory||p. 27|
|Control Theory||p. 30|
|Shaming Theory||p. 33|
|Constructionist Theories||p. 37|
|Labeling Theory||p. 39|
|Phenomenological Theory||p. 42|
|Conflict Theory||p. 45|
|Feminist Theory||p. 50|
|Physical Violence||p. 57|
|What Drives the Libyan Suicide Bombers in Iraq?||p. 59|
|Serial Murder: Popular Myths and Empirical Realities||p. 67|
|What Triggers School Shootings?||p. 76|
|"I Hope Someone Murders Your Mother!": Extreme Support for the Death Penalty||p. 83|
|Intimate Violence||p. 89|
|Tenured and Battered||p. 91|
|Intimate Stalking: Characteristics and Consequences||p. 94|
|Child-to-Mother Violence||p. 98|
|How Child Molesters Explain Their Deviance||p. 108|
|Self-Destructive Deviance||p. 115|
|The Desire for Death||p. 117|
|Self-Injurers: A "Lonely Crowd"||p. 129|
|Being Sane in Insane Places||p. 133|
|The Emergence of Hyperactive Adults as Abnormal||p. 138|
|Victims Of Stigma||p. 145|
|Managing the Stigma of Personal Bankruptcy||p. 147|
|The Stigma of Obesity||p. 161|
|What Is It Like to Be a Rural Lesbian?||p. 168|
|"You're Not a Retard, You're Just Wise"||p. 173|
|Heterosexual Deviance||p. 181|
|The Globalization of Sex Tourism||p. 183|
|Flawed Theory and Method in Studies of Prostitution||p. 193|
|Exotic Dancers: "Where Am I Going to Stop?"||p. 203|
|"Everyone Knows Who the Sluts Are": How Young Women Get around the Stigma||p. 207|
|Substance Use And Abuse||p. 211|
|Binge Drinking on College Campuses||p. 213|
|"Hey, Don't Blame Me . . . Blame the Booze"||p. 217|
|OxyContin: A Prescription for Disaster||p. 223|
|Damn, It Feels Good to be a Gangsta: Selling Drugs on Campus||p. 229|
|Internet Deviance||p. 237|
|Show Me the Money: Online Mistresses and Slaves||p. 239|
|Online Dating: "I'm Dysfunctional, You're Dysfunctional"||p. 247|
|Online Boys: Male-for-Male Internet Escorts||p. 255|
|Cyberbullying: Offenders and Victims||p. 266|
|Privileged Deviance||p. 271|
|Criminal Telemarketing: A Profession on the Line||p. 273|
|The Neutralization of Professional Deviance among Veterinarians||p. 281|
|Societal Causes of Political Corruption||p. 286|
|Enron: Organizational Rituals as Deviance||p. 291|
|Underprivileged Deviance||p. 295|
|Shoplifters: "The Devil Made Me Do It"||p. 297|
|Burglary: The Offender's Perspective||p. 302|
|The Immediate Experiences of Carjacking||p. 308|
|The Good Thing about Workplace Deviance||p. 312|
|Controlling Deviance||p. 319|
|What It's Like to be Known as a Sex Offender||p. 321|
|Responses to Workplace Bullying||p. 329|
|Eating for Two: How Pregnant Women Neutralize Nutritional Deviance||p. 335|
|A New Way of Fighting the War on Drugs||p. 342|
|Name Index||p. 349|
|Subject Index||p. 359|
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