Deviance: Career of a Concept / Edition 1

Deviance: Career of a Concept / Edition 1

by Joel Best
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0534570011

ISBN-13: 9780534570019

Pub. Date: 04/18/2003

Publisher: Cengage Learning

One of America's foremost experts on deviance, Joel Best, explores the history of the study of deviance in this short, highly accessible supplementary text. Joel Best covers the emergence of anomie theory in the 1950s, the rise of labeling theory in the 1960s, and the shifts in the field as it came under criticism from other theoretical perspectives.

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One of America's foremost experts on deviance, Joel Best, explores the history of the study of deviance in this short, highly accessible supplementary text. Joel Best covers the emergence of anomie theory in the 1950s, the rise of labeling theory in the 1960s, and the shifts in the field as it came under criticism from other theoretical perspectives.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534570019
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
04/18/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
112
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

1. Discovering Deviance. 2. The Rise of Labeling. 3. Labeling Under Attack. 4. Labeling's Legacy. 5. The Revival of Criminology and the Neglect of Deviance.

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