Social Deviance

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Erich Goode
Allyn and Bacon, 1996 - Social Science - 405 pages
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SOCIAL DEVIANCE offers a collection of readings which span the topic of deviance from a variety of sources, including professional journals newspapers and magazines, books, and unpublished material, including first-hand accounts by deviance-enactors, victims of deviance, agents of social control, etc. In the words of the author, “What could be more fascinating than wrongdoing, rule-breaking, skullduggery, malfeasance, scandal, and evil deeds of every description?

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Contents

Definitions and Basic Concepts
7
Theories of Deviant Behavior
41
Social Disorganization
47
Copyright

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About the author (1996)

Erich Goode received his undergraduate education at Oberlin College and his Ph.D. in sociology from Columbia University. He has taught at Columbia, New York University, Florida Atlantic University, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Hebrew University in Jerusalem, Israel and the State University of New York at Stony Brook. He is currently Senior Research Scientist in the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice, University of Maryland. His areas of specialization are drug use, deviant behavior, criminology, and collective behavior. Professor Goode is the recipient of a Guggenheim fellowship.

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