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Constructions of Deviance: Social Power, Context, and Interaction by Patricia A. Adler
It demonstrates to students how the concepts and theories of deviance can be applied to the world around them. The authors include both ov analyses and ethnographic illustrations of how deviance is socially constructed, organized, and managed. 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 adper 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 deviwnce 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 label. Published July 16th by Xdler Publishing first published January 1st To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
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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 arler 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”.
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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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