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In its first edition with McGraw-Hill, this comprehensive source of classic and contemporary readings will help students learnwhobecomes deviant,whypeople become deviant, andhowindividual and institutional reactions help define the social reality of deviants (the persons) and deviance (the behavior). The selected readings provide experiences for students by providing a solid foundation in the field and a means by which to examine contemporary issues.
Table of Contents
|Understanding Deviance and Conformity: An Introduction|
|Moral Entrepreneurs: The Creation and Enforcement of Deviant Categories|
|Ironies of Social Control: Authorities as Contributors to Deviance Through Escalation, Nonenforcement, and Covert Facilitation|
|The "Discovery" of Child Abuse|
|Defining Deviance Down by Daniel Patrick Moynihan|
|Trivializing the Lunatic Crime Rate: Theory, Praxis, and the Global Economic Meltdown|
|Functionalism, Anomie, and Strain|
|The Normal and the Pathological|
|Social Structure and Anomie|
|Illegitimate Means and Delinquent Subcultures|
|General Strain Theory|
|Latinos and Lethal Violence: The Impact of Poverty and Inequality|
|The Social Self|
|Primary and Secondary Deviation|
|Stigma and Social Identity|
|On Behalf of Labeling Theory|
|The Conflict of Conduct Norms|
|Toward a Marxian Theory of Deviance|
|The Poverty of the Sociology of Deviance: Nuts, Sluts, and Preverts|
|A Sociological Analysis of the Law of Vagrancy|
|Governmental and State Crime|
|Street Crime, Labor Surplus, and Criminal Punishment, 1980-1990|
|Techniques of Neutralization: A Theory of Delinquency|
|Becoming a Marihuana User|
|On the Evolving Synthesis of Differential Association and Anomie Theory|
|Low Self-Control and Crime|
|On the Absence of Self-Control as the Basis for a General Theory of Crime|
|Girls' Crime and Woman's Place: Toward a Feminist Model of Female Delinquency|
|On the Backs of Working Prostitutes: Feminist Theory and Prostitution Policy|
|Appearance and Delinquency: A Research Note|
|Identity, Strategy, and Feminist Politics: Clemency for Battered Women Who Kill|
|Alcohol and Drug Use|
|Moral Passage: The Symbolic Process in Public Designations of Deviance|
|Marihuana Use and Social Control|
|Deviance as a Situated Phenomenon: Variations in the Social Interpretation of Marijuana and Alcohol Use|
|Convicted Rapists' Vocabulary of Motive: Excuses and Justifications|
|Learning to Strip: The Socialization Experiences of Exotic Dancers|
|From Sex as Sin to Sex as Work|
|Bodies, Borders and Sex Tourism in a Globalized World|
|Common Crime and Social Control|
|Incarceration as a Deviant Form of Social Control|
|The Behavior of the Systematic Check Forger|
|Normal Crimes: Sociological Features of the Penal Code in a Public Defender Office|
|Computer Crime: Hackers, Phreaks, and Cyberpunks|
|From Mafia to Cosa Nostra|
|Individual Choice, Material Culture, and Organized Crime|
|White-Collar and Corporate Crime|
|Is "White Collar Crime" Crime?|
|Medical Criminals: Physician Fraud in Medicaid|
|White-Collar Crime in the Savings and Loan Scandal|
|Denying the Guilty Mind: Accounting for Involvement in a White-Collar Crime|
|On Being Sane in Insane Places|
|The Moral Career of the Mental Patient|
|From Witchcraft to Drugcraft: Biochemistry as Mythology|
|Paranoia and the Dynamics of Exclusion|
|Marks of Mischief: Becoming and Being Tattooed|
|Fragile Facades: Stuttering and the Strategic Manipulation of Awareness|
|Legitimating the First Tattoo: Moral Passage Through Informal Interactions|
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