Deviant Behavior, 12th edition
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For courses in Deviance (Sociology).
Explore the origins, causes, and future directions of deviant behavior
Deviant Behavior, 12th Edition puts readers in the driver's seat, letting them see what the experts have to say about the origins, causes, current state, and future directions of deviance. Providing a solid foundation in scientific theories of deviance, the text invites readers to apply theories and research to the most relevant forms of deviant behavior today, including emerging forms, such as hacktivism and virtual kidnapping. This extensively updated and revised 12th Edition takes a fresh look at time-honored topics, while shining a spotlight on cutting-edge innovations and deviance-related topics on the horizon.
Table of contents
1. What Is Deviant Behavior?
2. Positivist Theories
3. Constructionist Theories
4. Physical Violence
5. Sexual Assault and Child Molestation
6. Family Violence
7. Suicide and Self-Harm
8. Mental Disorder
9. Heterosexual Deviance
10. Gays and Other Targets of Stigma
11. Internet Deviance
12. Drug Use
13. Drinking and Alcoholism
14. Privileged Deviance
15. Underprivileged Deviance
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