ISBN-10:
0030528674
ISBN-13:
9780030528675
Pub. Date:
12/01/1991
Publisher:
Harcourt College Publishers
Sociology of Deviant Behavior / Edition 8

Sociology of Deviant Behavior / Edition 8

by Marshall Barron Clinard, Robert Meier

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Sociology of Deviant Behavior / Edition 8

Designed to appeal to today's students, the eleventh edition examines topics with relevance for today - cultural and social reactions to deviance; the growing interest in white collar and corporate crime; and the importance of the Internet and computer communications in changing views on deviance in modern life.

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ISBN-13: 9780030528675
Publisher: Harcourt College Publishers
Publication date: 12/01/1991
Edition description: 8th ed
Pages: 450
Product dimensions: 7.22(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.05(d)

About the Author


Marshall Clinard (1911-2010) was Professor Emeritus of Sociology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He wrote numerous books and articles on deviance and sociology, and was a major contributor to our understanding of white-collar and corporate criminality.


Robert F. Meier has been Professor the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) since 1998. He obtained his Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Wisconsin at Madison and has held faculty positions at the University of California, Washington State University, and Iowa State University before coming to UNO. Dr. Meier is the author or editor of 23 books, original and revised editions, and over 75 articles in professional journals, book chapters, and technical reports. He has been a member of the American Sociological Association, Midwest Sociological Society, American Society of Criminology, and the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences. He is a consultant for the National Science Foundation, National Research Council, and the National Institute of Justice. He has served as associate editor for the American Sociological Review, Criminology, Sociological Inquiry, and Deviant Behavior, and as Vice President of the American Society of Criminology.

Table of Contents


PART I: THE NATURE OF DEVIANCE
1.The Nature and Meaning of Deviance
2.Deviant Events and Social Control
3.The Social Context of Deviance.
PART II: EXPLAINING DEVIANCE
4.Becoming Deviant
5.General Perspectives on Deviance: Anomie and Conflict Theories
6.Labeling, Control, and Learning Theories of Deviance.
PART III: FORMS OF DEVIANCE
7.Interpersonal Violence
8.Nonviolent Crime
9.White-Collar and Corporate Crime
10.Drug Use and Addiction
11.Drunkenness and Alcoholism
12.Sexual Deviance
13.Suicide.
PART IV: STUDIES IN STIGMA
14.Physical Disabilities and Eating Disorders
15.Homosexuality and Homophobia
16.Mental Disorders.

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