The Handbook of Deviance

Original Publish Date: Sep 25, 2015
Product Number: EB00665957
Released: Mar 30, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781118701355
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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The Handbook of Deviance is a definitive reference for professionals, researchers, and students that provides a comprehensive and engaging introduction to the sociology of deviance. -Composed of over 30 essays written by an international array of scholars and meticulously edited by one of the best known authorities on the study of deviance -Features chapters on cutting-edge topics, such as terrorism and environmental degradation as forms of deviance -Each chapter includes a critical review of what is known about the topic, the current status of the topic, and insights about the future of the topic -Covers recent theoretical innovations in the field, including the distinction between positivist and constructionist perspectives on deviance, and the incorporation of physical appearance as a form of deviance

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