By William E. Thompson,Jennifer C. Gibbs

ISBN-10: 1118604598

ISBN-13: 9781118604595

This accomplished and fascinating textbook presents a clean and sociologically-grounded exam of the way deviance is built and outlined and what it skill to be classed a deviant.

  • Covers an array of deviances, together with sexual, actual, psychological, and legal, in addition to deviances frequently neglected within the literature, reminiscent of elite deviance, cyber-deviance, and deviant occupations
  • Examines the preferred notions and pseudoscientific reasons upon which the main pervasive myths surrounding deviance and deviants are founded
  • Features an analytical through-line assessing the advanced and multifaceted dating among deviance and the media
  • Enhanced with large pedagogical positive factors, together with a thesaurus of keywords, lists of particular studying results in each one bankruptcy, and demanding pondering questions designed to evaluate these outcomes
  • Comprehensive teacher ancillaries comprise PowerPoint slides, a attempt financial institution for every bankruptcy, teacher outlines, and pattern actions and initiatives; a pupil examine consultant is also available

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