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Deviant Behavior

Deviant Behavior - 11th edition

ISBN13: 978-0205205165

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ISBN13: 978-0205205165
ISBN10: 020520516X
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 11TH 13
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Published: 2013
International: No
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Deviant Behavior - 11TH 13 edition

ISBN13: 978-0205205165

Alex D. Thio, Jim D. Taylor and Martin D Schwartz

ISBN13: 978-0205205165
ISBN10: 020520516X
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 11TH 13
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.

Published: 2013
International: No
Summary

Deviant Behaviorchallenges 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.

Table of Contents

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

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