Readings in Deviant Behavior

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  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-01-01
  • Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
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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 fifth edition features many new articles that reflect current trends, including those dealing with non-criminal deviance as well as those that emphasize the constructionist perspective. Please enter here Readins on deviant behavior Deviance

Table of Contents

About the Editors
Defining And Researching Deviance
Images of Deviance
Defining Deviancy Down
Strategies for Researching Street Deviance
Pleasures and Perils in Deviance Research
Positivist Theories
Strain Theory
Differential Association Theory
Control Theory
Shaming Theory
Constructionist Theories
Labeling Theory
Phenomenological Theory
Conflict Theory
Feminist Theory
Postmodernist Theory
Criminal Deviance
Men and Violence: Is the Pattern Universal?
Date Rape on College Campuses
Burglary: The Offender's Perspective
White-Collar Crime
Drug Use
Drug Use in America: An Overview
Drug Crisis: The American Nightmare
Cigarette Smoking as Deviant Behavior
Pleasure versus Public Health: Controlling Collegiate Binge Drinking
Heterosexual Deviance
Sex Tourism in Southeast Asia
Mother Sold Food, Daughter Sells Her Body
Parade Strippers: Being Naked in Public
The Naked Body as Site and Sight: Accounting Practices of Amateur Strippers
Strip Club Dancers: Working in the Fantasy Factory
Homosexuality And Homophobia
Rejecting Femininity: Gender Identity Development in Lesbians
Radical Gay Activism: A Critical Gay's View
Bareback Sex, Bug Chasers, and the Gift of Death
The Social Organization of Male Prostitution
Homophobia in Schools
Academic And Professional Deviance
Situational Ethics and College Student Cheating
Criminologists as Criminals
Psychotherapists' Accounts of Their Professional Misdeeds
Police Lying: Fluffing Up the Evidence and Covering Your Ass
Disabilities And Stigmatization
How the Mentally Challenged See Themselves
Cross-Cultural Patterns in Eating Disorders
Anorexics and Bulimics: Developing Deviant Identities
The Stigmatization of Persons with HIV Disease
The Social Construction of Hackers as Deviants
Let Your Fingers Do the Talking: Sex on an Adult Chat-Line
Online Accounts of Unrepentant Pedophiles
Deviant Sports
Cockfighting: The Marketing of Deviance
The World of Dogfighting
The Techniques of Neutralization among Deer Poachers
Hints of Deviance in Bingo
Puzzling Deviances
It's a White Thing: African-American Beliefs about Suicide
Media Depictions of Harm in Heavy Metal and Rap Music
Tattoos Are Like Potato Chips قا  You Can't Have Just One
Panhandlers: Overcoming the Nonperson Treatment
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