The Handbook of Deviance (inbunden)
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The Handbook of Deviance (inbunden)

The Handbook of Deviance

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The Handbook of Deviance is a definitive reference for professionals, researchers, and students that provides a comprehensive and engaging introduction to the sociology of deviance. * Composed of over 30 essays written by an international array of scholars and meticulously edited by one of the best known authorities on the study of deviance * Features chapters on cutting-edge topics, such as terrorism and environmental degradation as forms of deviance * Each chapter includes a critical review of what is known about the topic, the current status of the topic, and insights about the future of the topic * Covers recent theoretical innovations in the field, including the distinction between positivist and constructionist perspectives on deviance, and the incorporation of physical appearance as a form of deviance
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Erich Goode is Emeritus Professor of Sociology at Stony Brook University. He is the author of 11 books, mainly on deviance, crime, and drug use, which include Deviant Behavior (10th edition, 2015), Drugs in American Society (9th edition, 2015), and Justifiable Conduct: Self-Vindication in Memoir (2013).


Contributors viii Introduction xiv Erich Goode Acknowledgments xxii Part I Deviance: The Conceptual Foundations 1 1 The Sociology of Deviance: An Introduction 3 Erich Goode 2 Deviance and Social Control 30 Mathieu Deflem 3 Regulating Vice 45 Jim Leitzel 4 Deviant Subcultures and Lifestyles 64 Craig J. Forsyth 5 Positive Deviance 80 Druann Maria Heckert and Daniel Alex Heckert Part II Ongoing Deviance Dynamics 101 6 The Process of Deviantization 103 Daniel Dotter 7 Changing Definitions of Deviance 121 John Curra 8 The Medicalization of Deviance: From Badness to Sickness 137 Joseph Schneider 9 Decriminalization 154 John Dombrink 10 What is Homosexuality Doing in Deviance? 172 Jeffery P. Dennis Part III Studying Deviance 189 11 Quantitative Methods in the Study of Deviance and Crime 191 Jeff Ackerman 12 Studying Deviance: Qualitative Methods 210 Richard Tewksbury 13 Explanatory Paradigms in the Study of Deviance 225 Robert F. Meier Part IV Approaches, Explanations, Factors 237 14 Critical Criminology 239 Walter S. DeKeseredy 15 The Interactionist Approach to Deviance 259 Addrain Conyers and Thomas C. Calhoun 16 Gender and Deviance 277 Meredith G.F. Worthen and Danielle Dirks 17 Deviance and the Mass Media 298 David L. Altheide Part V Individual Deviance 311 18 Juvenile Delinquency: Its Nature, Causes, and Control 313 Timothy Brezina and Robert Agnew 19 Alcohol Use as Deviance 331 Paul M. Roman 20 Drug Use as Deviance 349 Scott Akins and Clayton J. Mosher 21 Sociology and Sexual Deviance 369 Martin S. Weinberg and Colin J. Williams 22 Cognitive Deviance: Unconventional Beliefs 401 Robin D. Perrin 23 Abominations of the Body: Physical Characteristics as Deviance 422 Erich Goode Part VI Institutional Deviance 445 24 Mental Illness as a Form of Deviance: Historical Notes and Contemporary Directions 447 Peter Conrad and Julia Bandini 25 Poverty and Disrepute 463 David L. Harvey 26 Environmental Harm as Deviance and Crime 471 Avi Brisman 27 Organizational Deviance: Where Have We Been and Where Are We Going? 488 Melanie Bryant 28 Marginalizing Migrants: Illegality, Racialization, and Vulnerability 504 Dean Wilson 29 Political Deviance 521 Pat Lauderdale 30 Terrorism and Counterterrorism 537 Austin T. Turk Part VII Deviance Futures 549 31 Deviance and Social Change 551 Nachman Ben ]Yehuda 32 What s in Store for the Concept of Deviance? Reflections, Speculations, Predictions 563 Erich Goode Index 583