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Social deviance

Author: Stuart Henry
Publisher: Cambridge ; Malden (MA) : Polity, 2009.
Series: Polity short introduction series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This engaging introduction explores the meaning of social deviance in contemporary society, from criminal activity to alternative lifestyle choices. Stuart Henry traces the path by which we create  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stuart Henry
ISBN: 9780745643045 0745643043 0745643035 9780745643038
OCLC Number: 690260082
Notes: La couv. porte en plus : "Short introductions."
Description: 1 vol. (VIII-144 p.) ; 23 cm.
Contents: Preface Chapter 1: What is Deviance? Chapter 2: Why People Ban Behavior Chapter 3: Why Some People Break Rules: From Extreme to Mundane Deviance Chapter 4: Neutralizing Morality and Deviant Motivations Chapter 5: How People Become Deviants Chapter 6: Responding to Deviant Designations and Coping with Stigma Chapter 7: Becoming Normal: The Politics of Stigma Conclusion: What Can Studying Deviance Do for You? References
Series Title: Polity short introduction series.
Responsibility: Stuart Henry.
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