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Understanding Deviance: A Guide to the Sociology of Crime and Rule-Breaking / Edition 3
     

Understanding Deviance: A Guide to the Sociology of Crime and Rule-Breaking / Edition 3

by David Downes, Paul Rock
 

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ISBN-10: 0198763735

ISBN-13: 9780198763734

Pub. Date: 09/01/1994

Publisher: Oxford University Press

This completely revised and updated text is a accessible review of the major sociological theories of crime, delinquency, social deviance, and social control. It moves chronologically from the "Chicago School" of the 1920s to contemporary work on "Left Realism" and feminist criminology. Also covered are functionalism, anomia, subculture theory, symbolic interactionism

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This completely revised and updated text is a accessible review of the major sociological theories of crime, delinquency, social deviance, and social control. It moves chronologically from the "Chicago School" of the 1920s to contemporary work on "Left Realism" and feminist criminology. Also covered are functionalism, anomia, subculture theory, symbolic interactionism, phenomenology, control theories, and radical criminology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198763734
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
09/01/1994
Edition description:
REVISED
Pages:
424
Product dimensions:
5.12(w) x 8.27(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

1. Confusion and Diversity

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