This book includes forty-five classical, contemporary, theoretical and empirical selections that explore the impact of deviance on both the individual and society. It includes a wide selection of readings and is updated to include recent viewpoints.These readings explore the implications of deviance for both the individual and society, examining the responses of society to deviant behaviour and the reasons why certain people violate the social norm. The text probes the deviant categories; the motivations behind deviant behaviour; and the efforts of those considered deviant to shake the label.
EDWARD J. CLARKE Vanguard University, USA DELOS H. KELLY California State University, Los Angeles, USA
PART I: CREATING DEVIANCE; CONCEPTIONS, ENTREPRENEURS, AND POWER; THE PRODUCTION OF DEVIANT CATEGORIES AND ACTORS; PART II: UNDERSTANDING DEVIANCE: THEORIES AND PERSPECTIVES; THE FUNCTIONALIST PERSPECTIVE; THE CONFLICT PERSPECTIVE; CULTURAL TRANSMISSION/SOCIAL LEARNING THEORY; OPPORTUNITY THEORY; CONTROL THEORY; THE INTERACTIONIST, SOCIETAL REACTIONS, OR LABELING PERSPECTIVE; AN INTEGRATED APROACH; PART III: BECOMING DEVIANT; PRIVATE DOMAINS, INFORMATION CONTROL AND ACCOMADATION; IPART IV: THE PRODUCTION OF INSTITUTIONAL CAREERS AND IDENTITIES; ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURES, IDEOLOGIES, SOCIAL-CONTROL AGENTS, AND RECRUITMENT: THE INSTITUTIONAL BACKDROP; SOCIAL-CONTROL AGENTS AND THE APPLICATION OF DIAGNOSTIC STEREOTYPES: THE BEGINNING DISTRUCTION OF PUBLIC IDENTITY; SOCIAL-CONTROL AGENTS, SANCTIONING, AND THE PRODUCTION OF INSTITUTIONAL CAREERS AND IDENTITIES; MANAGING INSTITUTIONAL CAREERS AND IDENTITIES; PART V: BUILDING DEVIANT CAREERS AND IDENTITIES; ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURES, IDEOLOGIES, AND RECRUITMENT: THE NONINSTITUTIONAL BACKDROP; ENTERING AND LEARNING DEVIANT CULTURES AND PRACTICES: THE BUILDING OF DEVIANT CAREERS AND IDENTITIES; DEVIANT CAREERS AND IDENTITIES: SOME ADDITIONAL FORMS AND SHAPES - PEERS, GANGS AND ORGANIZATIONS; MANAGING DEVIANT CAREERS AND IDENTITIES; PART VI: CHANGING DEVIANCE; TRANSFORMING DEVIANCE: CONCEPTIONS, ACTORS, AND ORGANIZATIONS.
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