Deviance and Deviants (Heftet)

A Sociological Approach



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Forfatter: og
Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2016
Antall sider: 336
Forlag: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9781118604595
Omtale: Deviance and Deviants
This comprehensive and engaging textbook provides a fresh and sociologically-grounded examination of how deviance is constructed and defined and what it means to be classed a deviant. * Covers an array of deviances, including sexual, physical, mental, and criminal, as well as deviances often overlooked in the literature, such as elite deviance, cyber-deviance, and deviant occupations * Examines the popular notions and pseudoscientific explanations upon which the most pervasive myths surrounding deviance and deviants are founded * Features an analytical through-line assessing the complex and multifaceted relationship between deviance and the media * Enhanced with extensive pedagogical features, including a glossary of key terms, lists of specific learning outcomes in each chapter, and critical thinking questions designed to assess those outcomes * Comprehensive instructor ancillaries include PowerPoint slides, a test bank for each chapter, instructor outlines, and sample activities and projects; a student study guide also is available

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