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The Routledge Handbook of Deviant Behavior

Edited by: Clifton D. Bryant

Print publication date:  June  2011
Online publication date:  April  2012

Print ISBN: 9780415482745
eBook ISBN: 9780203880548
Adobe ISBN: 9781134015580

10.4324/9780203880548
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Book description

The Handbook of Deviant Behavior presents a comprehensive, integrative, and accessible overview of the contemporary body of knowledge in the field of social deviance in the twenty-first century.

This book addresses the full range of scholarly concerns within this area – including theoretical, methodological, and substantive issues – in over seventy original entries, written by an international mix of recognized scholars. Each of these essays provides insight not only into the historical and sociological evolution of the topic addressed, but also highlights associated notable thinkers, research findings, and key published works for further reference. As a whole, this Handbook undertakes an in depth evaluation of the contemporary state of knowledge within the area of social deviance, and beyond this considers future directions and concerns that will engage scholars in the decades ahead.

The inclusion of comparative and cross-cultural examples and discussions, relevant case studies and other pedagogical features make this book an invaluable learning tool for undergraduate and post graduate students in disciplines such as criminology, mental health studies, criminal theory, and contemporary sociology.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Deviance and Social Control Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Constructing Deviance Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Tolerable, acceptable, and positive deviance Download PDF
Chapter  4:  The Deconstruction of Deviance Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Social Change and Deviance Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Moral Panic Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Differentials in Deviance Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Quantitative Methodology Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Qualitative Methodology Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Cross-Cultural and Historical Methodology Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Anomie-Strain Theory Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Social Learning Theory Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Control and Social Disorganization Theory Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Labeling Theory Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Phenomenological Theory Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Conflict Theory Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Routine Activities Theory and Rational Choice Theory Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Marxist and Critical Theory Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Biological and Biosocial Theory Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Feminist Theory Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Postmodern Theory Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Entering Deviance Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Stigma and the Deviant Identity Download PDF
Chapter  24:  The Deviant Career Download PDF
Chapter  25:  The Deviant Lifestyle Download PDF
Chapter  26:  Transgender Lives and Lifestyles Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Deviant Subcultures Download PDF
Chapter  28:  Theocrats Versus Democrats  Download PDF
Chapter  29:  Homosexuality Download PDF
Chapter  30:  Premarital Adolescent Sexual Activity Download PDF
Chapter  31:  Vegetarianism and Fruitarianism as Deviance Download PDF
Chapter  32:  Cybersex, Computer Sex Addiction, and Cyberpornography Download PDF
Chapter  33:  Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse Download PDF
Chapter  34:  Drug use, Abuse, and Addiction Download PDF
Chapter  35:  Eating Disorders as Deviance Download PDF
Chapter  36:  Cutting, Piercing, and Self-Mutilation Download PDF
Chapter  37:  Suicide as Deviant Behavior Download PDF
Chapter  38:  Family Deviance Download PDF
Chapter  39:  Political Deviance Download PDF
Chapter  40:  Organizational and Occupational Deviance Download PDF
Chapter  41:  Sport and Leisure Deviance Download PDF
Chapter  42:  Medical Deviance Download PDF
Chapter  43:  Female Prostitution Download PDF
Chapter  44:  Male Prostitution Download PDF
Chapter  45:  Sex Tourism Download PDF
Chapter  46:  Pedophilia, Child Porn, and Cyberpredators Download PDF
Chapter  47:  Erotic Dancing Download PDF
Chapter  48:  Aberrant Forms of Sexual Behavior Download PDF
Chapter  49:  Cybercrime Download PDF
Chapter  50:  Identity Theft Download PDF
Chapter  51:  Intellectual Property Crime Download PDF
Chapter  52:  Violence in the Workplace Download PDF
Chapter  53:  Cyberbullying, Cyberharassing, and Cyberstalking Download PDF
Chapter  54:  Ecological Crime Download PDF
Chapter  55:  Terrorism and Terrorists Download PDF
Chapter  56:  Fraud and Embezzlement Download PDF
Chapter  57:  Burglary Download PDF
Chapter  58:  Motor Vehicle Theft Download PDF
Chapter  59:  Arson Download PDF
Chapter  60:  Intimate Partner Violence Download PDF
Chapter  61:  Homicide, Serial Murder, and Mass Murder Download PDF
Chapter  62:  Armed Robbery and Carjacking Download PDF
Chapter  63:  Rape and Sexual Assault Download PDF
Chapter  64:  Child Abuse (Sexual and Physical) Download PDF
Chapter  65:  The Stigma of Deviant Physical Appearance Download PDF
Chapter  66:  The Stigma of Deviant Physical Function Download PDF
Chapter  67:  The Stigma of Mental Retardation and Intellectual Disabilities Download PDF
Chapter  68:  The Stigma of Mental Illness and Psychiatric Disorders Download PDF
Chapter  69:  Exiting Deviance Download PDF
Chapter  70:  Exiting Deviance Download PDF
Chapter  71:  Neglected and New Forms of Deviance, and Different Conceptualizations of, and Perspectives on, Deviance Download PDF
Part_XV_Overview Download PDF
Part_V_Overview Download PDF
Part_XII_Overview Download PDF
Part_II_Overview Download PDF
Part_VII_Overview Download PDF
Part_X_Overview Download PDF
Part_I_Overview Download PDF
Part_IX_Overview Download PDF
Part_XI_Overview Download PDF
Part_VIII_Overview Download PDF
Part_III_Overview Download PDF
Part_XIII_Overview Download PDF
Part_XIV_Overview Download PDF
Part_IV_Overview Download PDF
Part_VI_Overview Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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