Understanding Deviance

Understanding Deviance

A Guide to the Sociology of Crime and Rule-breaking

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Baker & Taylor
'Understanding Deviance' provides an indispensable guide to the major themes and theories which have come to form the sociology of crime and deviance, from their origins in the research of the University of Chicago sociology department in the 1920s to the most recent work in cultural criminology.

Gardners
The clearest and most authoritative student guide to deviance: David Downes, Paul Rock, and Eugene McLaughlin, all leading experts in the field of deviance, come together to lead students through the sociological theories behind crime and deviance.

Oxford University Press
In Understanding Deviance, Seventh Edition, leading experts David Downes, Paul Rock, and Eugene McLaughlin examine the major sociological theories behind crime and deviance, covering their development, recent research, and varying perspectives on their explanations of criminality. The authors discuss key debates in depth, challenging students to question assumptions and explore new avenues of scholarship. An extensive bibliography provides references to a wide range of both classic and lesser-known texts.


Publisher: Oxford :, Oxford University Press,, [2016]
Edition: Seventh edition
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9780198747345
0198747349
Characteristics: xiii, 406 pages ; 25 cm

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