Outsiders: studies in the sociology of deviance

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Free Press, 1966 - Fiction - 215 pages
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Howard Becker's Outsiders broke new ground in the early 1960s, arguing that social deviance is a more common phenomenon that perceived and that conventional wisdom that social deviants are pathological is incorrect. Becker's seminal study remains the most piercing exploration about unconventional individuals and their position in' normal' society.

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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

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This book is great! It has a lot of action and thrill. I hope others enjoy it! Read full review


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About the author (1966)

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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