Outsiders (Google eBook)

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Simon and Schuster, Jun 30, 2008 - Social Science - 224 pages
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This sociological text on deviance and difference provides an exploration into unconventional individuals and their place in "normal" society.
  

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User Review  - Valentina Salvatierra - Goodreads

Fascinating book on the sociology of deviance. Furthermore, it is very well-written and accesible to the average reader. Particularly interesting and up-to-date is the qualitative analysis of a ... Read full review

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User Review  - Rudivanderzande - Goodreads

I've been interested in the sociology of deviance for a long time. This book is well written, with many interesting quotes from interviews. It starts by explaining what deviance is and how it's ... Read full review

Contents

OUTSIDERS VIuJ
3
A Sequential Model
19
BECOMING A MARIHUANA USER
41
MARIHUANA
59
THE CULTURE OF A DEVIANT
79
CAREERS
101
RULES AND THEIR ENFORCEMENT
121
MORAL ENTREPRENEURS 147
147
LABELLING THEORY RECONSIDERED
177
INDEX
213
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Outsiders
Howard S. Becker
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About the author (2008)

Howard Becker lives and works in San Francisco. He is the author of several books, including "Outsiders," "Writing for Social Scientists," and "Tricks of the Trade," the latter two published by the University of Chicago Press.

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