Deviance and Deviants

A Sociological Approach
Product Number: EB00681394
Released: Jul 28, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781118604656
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Description

This comprehensive and engaging textbook provides a fresh and sociologically-grounded examination of how deviance is constructed and defined and what it means to be classed a deviant. -Covers an array of deviances, including sexual, physical, mental, and criminal, as well as deviances often overlooked in the literature, such as elite deviance, cyber-deviance, and deviant occupations -Examines the popular notions and pseudoscientific explanations upon which the most pervasive myths surrounding deviance and deviants are founded -Features an analytical through-line assessing the complex and multifaceted relationship between deviance and the media -Enhanced with extensive pedagogical features, including a glossary of key terms, lists of specific learning outcomes in each chapter, and critical thinking questions designed to assess those outcomes -Comprehensive instructor ancillaries include PowerPoint slides, a test bank for each chapter, instructor outlines, and sample activities and projects; a student study guide also is available

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Original Publish Date: Jun 08, 2016

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