Deviance: Rulemakers & Rulebreakers
Incorporating contemporary examples and applications, this text offers a comprehensive overview of three types of deviance: formal (criminal, civil, and administrative law), medical (neurological disorders), and informal (stigma, lifestyle, and leisure). The topics are presented in a comparative manner with an emphasis on societal reaction and deviant response.
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What is Deviance? The Rulemakers and Societal
The Rulebreakers and Deviant Response
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