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Beschreibung

Deviant Behavior challenges students' own biases and preconceptions. This best-selling text offers comprehensive coverage of all aspects of deviance and is noted for its blend of style and substance. Deviant Behavior covers a wide spectrum of theories of deviance, and analyzes numerous specific deviant behaviors. The author uses an abundance of research data, including many that debunk our common assumptions about deviant behavior. Students are exposed to the full range of theories and data about deviance, and are challenged to think about and evaluate their own biases and preconceptions. Learning Goals Upon completing this book, readers will be able to: * Analyze numerous types of deviant behavior. * Challenge their own biases and preconceptions on deviant behavior. * Make connections between behavioral theories and concrete deviances. * Develop new ways of seeing and understanding chapter material through critical thinking questions. Note: MySearchLab with eText does not come automatically packed with this text. To purchase MySearchLab with eText, please visit www.mysearchlab.com or you can purchase a ValuePack of the text MySearchLab with eText (at no additional cost): ValuePack ISBN-10: 0205929915 / ValuePack ISBN-13: 9780205929917.

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In this Section: 1. Brief Table of Contents 2. Full Table of Contents 1. Brief Table of Contents Part 1: Perspectives and Theories Chapter 1: What Is Deviant Behavior? Chapter 2: Positivist Theories Chapter 3: Constructionist Theories Part 2: Interpersonal Violence Chapter 4: Physical Violence Chapter 5: Rape and Child Molestation Chapter 6: Family Violence Part 3: Self-Destructive Deviance Chapter 7: Suicide Chapter 8: Mental Disorder Part 4: Diverse Lifestyles Chapter 9: Heterosexual Deviance Chapter 10: Gays and Other Victims of Stigma Part 5: Cyberspace: Wild Frontier Chapter 11: Internet Deviance Part 6: Substance Use and Abuse Chapter 12: Drug Use Chapter 13: Drinking and Alcoholism Part 7: Inequality in Deviance Chapter 14: Privileged Deviance Chapter 15: Underprivileged Deviance 2. Full Table of Contents Part 1: Perspectives and Theories Chapter 1: What Is Deviant Behavior? Conflicting Definitions The Positivist Perspective The Constructionist Perspective An Integrated View A Word about Deviance and Crime Summary Further Reading Critical Thinking Questions Internet Resources Chapter 2: Positivist Theories Anomie-Strain Theory Social Learning Theory Control Theory Summary Further Reading Critical Thinking Questions Internet Resources Chapter 3: Constructionist Theories Labeling Theory Phenomenological Theory Conflict Theory Summary Further Reading Critical Thinking Questions Internet Resources Part 2: Interpersonal Violence Chapter 4: Physical Violence Assault and Aggravated Assault Who Is More Likely to Kill? Patterns of Killing Characteristics of Homicide Mass and Serial Murder A Social Profile of Serial Killers A Global Perspective on Homicide School Violence Stalking Hate Killing Genocide Terrorism: The September 11 Attacks Why Do People Kill? Does the Death Penalty Deter Murder? Summary Further Reading Critical Thinking Questions Internet Resources Chapter 5: Rape and Child Molestation Patterns of Rape Consequences of Rape The Culture of Rape A Global Perspective on Wartime Rape Why Men Rape Women Males as Victims Child Molestation Summary Further Reading Critical Thinking Questions Internet Resources Chapter 6: Family Violence Myths about Family Violence The Extent of Family Violence Marital Rape Wife Beating Child Abuse Elder Abuse A Social Profile of Family Abusers A Global Perspective on Family Violence Theories of Family Violence Social Responses to Family Violence Summary Further Reading Critical Thinking Questions Internet Resources Part 3: Self-Destructive Deviance Chapter 7: Suicide Varieties of Suicidal Experiences Self Injurers Inside the Social Structure and Organization of Cutting Groups with Higher Suicide Rates A Social Profile of Suicide Bombers Situational Factors in Suicide A Global Perspective on Suicide Social Responses to Suicide Sociological Theories of Suicide Summary Further Reading Critical Thinking Questions Internet Resources Chapter 8: Mental Disorder Popular Beliefs Types of Mental Disorder Social Factors in Mental Disorder A Global Perspective on Mental Disorder Societal Responses to Mental Disorder Perspectives on Mental Disorder Summary Further Reading Critical Thinking Questions Internet Resources Part 4: Diverse Lifestyles Chapter 9: Heterosexual Deviance Teen Sex Extramarital Sex A Social Profile of Swingers Pornography Phone Sex Nude Dancing Sexual Harassment The World of Prostitution A Global Perspective on Prostitution Theories of Prostitution Summary Further Reading Critical Thinking Questions Internet Resources Chapter 10: Gays and Other Victims of Stigma Myths about Homosexuality Gays and Lesbians Same-Sex Practices among Straights and Bisexuals Homophobia A Global Perspective on Homophobia Other Victims of Social Stigma Summary Further Reading Critical Thinking Questions Internet Resources Part 5: Cyberspace: Wild Frontier Chapter 11: Internet Deviance Seeking Easy Money Online Searching Cyberspace for Sex Expressing Hate Online Disrupting Computer Networks A Global Perspective on Cyberdeviance Summary Further Reading Critical Thinking Questions Internet Resources Part 6: Substance Use and Abuse Chapter 12: Drug Use Drug Use in Perspective Illegal Drugs: Their Effects and Users Social Dimensions of Drug Use Becoming a Drug User A Social Profile of Illegal Drug Users What Causes Illegal Drug Use? The War on Drugs Abusing Prescription Drugs, Particularly OxyContin Smoking Cigarettes A Global Perspective on Smoking Summary Further Reading Critical Thinking Questions Internet Resources Chapter 13: Drinking and Alcoholism The Extent of Drinking and Alcoholism Myths about Alcohol Abuse What Alcohol Does to Its Users Social Factors in Drinking A Global Perspective on Drinking What Is Alcoholism? Becoming an Alcoholic College Students and Alcohol Women and Alcohol What Causes Alcoholism? Controlling Alcohol Use and Abuse Summary Further Reading Critical Thinking Questions Internet Resources Part 7: Inequality in Deviance Chapter 14: Privileged Deviance What Is White-Collar Deviance? Corporate Deviance A Social Profile of Corporate Crooks Occupational Deviance What Makes White-Collar Deviance Unique? Causes of White-Collar Deviance Governmental Deviance A Global Perspective on Official Corruption Official Ways of Neutralizing Deviance Causes of Governmental Deviance Summary Further Reading Critical Thinking Questions Internet Resources Chapter 15: Underprivileged Deviance Robbery Auto Theft and Carjacking Burglary Shoplifting Organized Crime A Global Perspective on Organized Crime Summary Further Reading Critical Thinking Questions Internet Resources

Portrait

Alex Thio is Professor of Sociology at Ohio University. Born of Chinese parentage in Penang, Malaysia, he grew up in a multicultural environment. He acquired fluency in Mandarin (modern standard Chinese), Malay, and Indonesian. He also picked up a smattering of English and Dutch. He took French and German in high school and college. Professor Thio attended primary school in Malaysia and high school in Indonesia. He then came to the United States and worked his way through Central Methodist College in Missouri, where he majored in social sciences. Later, he studied sociology as a graduate student at the State University of New York at Buffalo, and he completed his doctorate while working as a research and teaching assistant. Professor Thio regularly teaches courses in deviance, introductory sociology, social problems, and criminology. In addition to teaching, he enjoys writing. He is the author of the Sociology: A Brief Introduction, Society: Myths and Realities (Penguin Academic), and Deviant Behavior.
EAN: 9780205929917
ISBN: 0205929915
Untertitel: Revised. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: PEARSON EDUC
Erscheinungsdatum: Oktober 2012
Seitenanzahl: 480 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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