Constructions of Deviance: Social Power, Context, and Interaction / Edition 6

Constructions of Deviance: Social Power, Context, and Interaction / Edition 6

by Patricia A. Adler, Peter Adler
     
 

Weighted towards the social constructionist approach, the 42 chapters in this reader present a variety of studies and perspectives on why individuals engage in norm-violating behavior, the social organization of deviance, and the phases of the deviant career. The fifth edition adds nine articles on priests and pedophilia, strippers and their customers, sexually… See more details below

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Weighted towards the social constructionist approach, the 42 chapters in this reader present a variety of studies and perspectives on why individuals engage in norm-violating behavior, the social organization of deviance, and the phases of the deviant career. The fifth edition adds nine articles on priests and pedophilia, strippers and their customers, sexually transmitted diseases, and child molesters. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495504290
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/02/2008
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
552
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
General Introduction1
Pt. IDefining Deviance11
1The Normal and the Pathological15
2Deviance and the Response of Others20
3Deviance as Crime, Sin, and Poor Taste25
Pt. IIStudying Deviance35
4Was It Rape? An Examination of Sexual Abuse Statistics39
5Field Research Among Deviants: A Consideration of Some Methodological Recommendations49
6Researching Dealers and Smugglers55
Pt. IIIConstructing Deviance71
7Moral Entrepreneurs77
8Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: Cigarette Smoking as Deviant Behavior85
9The Social Construction of Drug Scares97
10The Problem with "Battered Husbands"109
11The Social Reality of Crime123
12The Saints and the Roughnecks128
13The Police and the Black Male142
14Homophobia in Sport153
Pt. IVOrganizational/Institutional Deviance157
15"Fluffing Up the Evidence and Covering Your Ass": On Police Lying161
16State-Organized Crime170
17The Moral Career of the Mental Patient185
18Bad Blood: The Moral Stigmatization of Paid Plasma Donors203
19Discrediting Victims' Allegations of Sexual Assault: Prosecutorial Accounts of Case Rejections211
Pt. VDeviant Identity229
20The Identity Change Process: A Field Study of Obesity237
21Divorce and Stigma248
22Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia: The Development of Deviant Identities259
23Convicted Rapists' Vocabulary of Motive: Excuses and Justifications271
24The Influence of Situational Ethics on Cheating Among College Students287
25Women Athletes as Falsely Accused Deviants: Managing the Lesbian Stigma296
26Return to Sender: Reintegrative Stigma-Management Strategies of Ex-Psychiatric Patients308
27Illness Ambiguity and the Search for Meaning: A Self-Help Group for Affective Disorders326
Pt. VIRelations Among Deviants339
28Real Punks and Pretenders: The Social Organization of a Counterculture343
29Women in Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs359
30International Organized Crime371
Pt. VIIDeviant Acts383
31Sexual Asphyxia: A Neglected Area of Study387
32Tearoom Trade: Homosexual Behavior in Public Restrooms396
33Turn-Ons for Money: Interactional Strategies of the Table Dancer411
34Fraternities and Rape on Campus431
35Pool and Golf Hustling446
Pt. VIIIDeviant Careers457
36Marks of Mischief: Becoming and Being Tattooed461
37Joining a Gang478
38Victimization and Resistance Among Street Prostitutes500
39Nonmainstream Body Modification: Genital Piercing, Branding, Burning, and Cutting516
40Shifts and Oscillations in Deviant Careers: Upper-Level Drug Dealers and Smugglers532
41Getting Out of the Life: Crime Desistance by Female Street Offenders544
References for the General and Part Introductions559

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