Author: Adler, Patricia A; Subjects: Deviant behavior.; Conducta desiada.; Social interaction. Summary: Packed with the most recent and relevant articles in the. Most importantly, the Adlers present deviance as a component of society and examine the construction of deviance in terms of Patricia A. Adler, Peter Adler. Seasoned authors and award-winning professors, Patricia Adler and Peter Adler examines the construction of deviance in terms of differential social power.
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This text is the industry standard for publishing the most recent and relevant articles in the field. It demonstrates to students how the concepts and constructiohs of deviance can be applied to the world around them. The authors include both theoretical analyses and ethnographic illustrations of how deviance is socially constructed, organized, and managed.
Constructions of Deviance: Social Power, Context, and Interaction
The Adlers challenge This text is the industry standard for publishing the most recent and relevant articles in the field. The Adlers challenge the reader to see the diversity and pervasiveness of deviance in society by covering a wide variety of deviant acts represented throughout the text.
Most importantly, the Adlers present deviance as a component of society and examine the construction of deviance in terms of differential social power, whereby some members of society have the power to define other whole groups as “deviant.
The authors have selected studies that are ethnographic in character, focusing on the experiences of deviants, the deviant-making process, and the ways in which people who are labeled as deviant in society react to that devianc. Published July 16th by Wadsworth Publishing first published January 1st To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
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Lists with This Book. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Read this book for my sociology of deviance class. Decent textbook, interesting topics, and pretty comprehensive. This book is a collection of essay’s compiled by the Adler’s, a well-known and accomplished couple in the field of sociology.
Topics covered include rape, pedophilia, gangs, stripping, sexual asphyxia, etc. While it sounds graphic, the articles themselves are academic in nature, so most read like research, not novels. Still, for anyone interested in learning more about these topics or fascinated by social power and interaction, this collection is good enough to keep you interested. Though I had This book is a collection of essay’s compiled by the Adler’s, a well-known and accomplished couple in the field of sociology.
Though I had to read this for class, I plan on keeping the book as a reference tool for the future. I could easily see myself picking it up again and rereading the essays for “fun”. Sep 14, Laurie Garcia rated it really liked it.
This is a great textbook full of interesting articles on deviance. It is very insightful and thought provoking. For my Social Deviance class, interesting stuff.
Jul 30, Juliana rated it liked it Shelves: Needs an index to be even remotely useful. Aug 16, Kelley marked it as to-read.
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