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Deviant Behavior

Deviant Behavior - 9th edition

ISBN13: 978-0205512584

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Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Published: 2007
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Deviant Behavior - 9TH 07 edition

ISBN13: 978-0205512584

Alex Thio

ISBN13: 978-0205512584
ISBN10: 0205512585
Cover type:
Edition/Copyright: 9TH 07
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.

Published: 2007
International: No

Table of Contents

I. PERSPECTIVES AND THEORIES.

1. What Is Deviant Behavior?

Conflicting Definitions.
The Positivist Perspective.
The Constructionist Perspective.

2. Positivist Theories.

Anomie-Strain Theory.
Social Learning Theory.
Control Theory.

3. Constructionist Theories.

Labeling Theory.
Phenomenological Theory.
Conflict Theory.

II. INTERPERSONAL VIOLENCE.

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 ofSerial Killers.
A Global Perspective on Homicide.
School Violence.
Stalking.
Hate-Killing
Genocide.
Why Do People Kill?

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.

6. Family Violence.

Myths about Family Violence.
The Extent of Family Violence.
Marital Rape.
Wife Beating.
Child Abuse.
Female Genital Mutilation.
Elder Abuse.
Female Genital Mutilation.
A Social Profile ofFamily Abusers.
Theories of Family Violence.
Social Responses to Family Violence.

III. SELF-DESTRUCTIVE DEVIANCE.

7. Suicide.

Varieties of Suicidal Experience.
Groups with Higher Suicide Rates.
A Social Profile ofSuicide Bombers.
Situational Factors in Suicide.
A Global Perspective on Suicide.
Social Responses to Suicide.
Sociological Theories of Suicide.

8. Mental Disorder.

Popular Beliefs.
Types of Mental Disorder.
Social Factors in Mental Disorder.
A Social Profile of Depressed Teens.
A Global Perspective on Mental Disorder
Societal Responses to Mental Disorder.
Perspectives on Mental Disorder.

IV. DIVERSE LIFESTYLES.

9. Heterosexual Deviance.

Teen Sex.
Extramarital Sex.
Pornography.
Phone Sex.
Nude Dancing.
Sexual Harassment.
The World of Prostitution.
A Global Perspective on Prostitution.
Theories of Prostitution.

10. Gays and Other Victims of Stigma.

Myths About Homosexuality.
Gays and Lesbians.
Same-Sex Practices Among Nonhomosexuals.
Homophobia.
Social Profile of Homophobes.
A Global Perspective on Homophobia.
Other Victims of Social Stigma.

V. DRUG USE.

11. 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

12. Drinking and Alcoholism.

The Extent of Drinking and Alcoholism.
Myths About Alcohol Use.
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.
A Social Profile of College Binge Drinkers.
Women and Alcohol.
What Causes Alcoholism?
Controlling Alcohol Use and Abuse.

VI. INEQUALITY IN DEVIANCE.

13. 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.

14. Underprivileged Deviance.

Robbery.
Auto Theft and Carjacking.
Burglary.
Shoplifting.
Organized Crime.
A Global Perspective on Organized Crime.

VII. WILD FRONTIER

15. Internet Deviance

Seeking Easy Money Online
Searching Cyberspace for Sex
Expressing Hate Online
Disrupting Computer Networks
A Global Perspective on Cyberdeviance

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