Theories of Deviant Misbehavior: An Introductory Textbook
|Author: ||Weatherby, Georgie|
This textbook looks in the several examples of deviant behavior and the theories to explain their cause. The author provides examples and exercises to enhance the learning experience of students of Sociology, Criminology and Criminal justice.
"This text represents the culmination of thirty years of teaching and research in the field of deviant behavior. Each classic theory is clearly presented and then bolstered by innovative teaching techniques and challenging exercises to enhance learning and creativity. Throughout this process, students are furnished with analytical and critical thinking skills. After crisp, in-depth treatment of the overall framework and benchmark questions that drive and define each theory."
Table of Contents
Chapter One: Introduction/Theoretical Preview
Chapter Two: Definitions and Conceptions of Deviance
Chapter Three: Creation of Deviance
Chapter Four: Functionalist Theory
Chapter Five: Anomie Theory
Chapter Six: Differential Association Theory
Chapter Seven: Social Control Theory
Chapter Eight: Labeling Theory
Chapter Nine: Conflict Theory
Chapter Ten: Integration of Theories-Example from Lofland & Stark and Development of Positive Deviance Sample
Chapter Eleven: Collective Behavior-Mass Deviance
Chapter Twelve: Resilience Theory/Why Can't We Learn?
Chapter Thirteen: Deviance in the Renaissance Strong Women Art: The Wildness Strain Revealed
Chapter Fourteen: Deviance and the Technique of Normalizing Hate
Chapter Fifteen: White-Collar Crime: The Costly Result pf Underrated Heists
Chapter Sixteen: Active Shooters: Unraveling the Mysteries