Understanding Deviance : A Guide to the Sociology of Crime and Rule Breaking / Edition 4

Understanding Deviance : A Guide to the Sociology of Crime and Rule Breaking / Edition 4

by David Downes, Paul Rock
     
 

ISBN-10: 0199243913

ISBN-13: 9780199243914

Pub. Date: 05/28/2003

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA


This is the new edition of the popular textbook, Understanding Deviance, which guides the new student through the major sociological theories of crime, deviance and control. It offers an in-depth discussion of all the prominent theories of deviance, examining significant frameworks of the sub-discipline; from the early work of the University of Chicago in…  See more details below

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This is the new edition of the popular textbook, Understanding Deviance, which guides the new student through the major sociological theories of crime, deviance and control. It offers an in-depth discussion of all the prominent theories of deviance, examining significant frameworks of the sub-discipline; from the early work of the University of Chicago in the 1920s, through issues such as functionalism and symbolic interactionism, and brings the reader fully up to date with a thorough treatment of Left Realism and 'third way' policies under New Labour.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199243914
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
05/28/2003
Edition description:
4th Edition
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
9.25(w) x 6.25(h) x 0.88(d)

Table of Contents

1. Confusion and Diversity

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