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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Review: Outsiders: Studies In The Sociology Of Deviance

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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Interesting perspective in many issues. Read full review

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OUTSIDERS
1
A Sequential Model
19
m Deviant Careers
25
Copyright

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Howard S. Becker
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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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