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Understanding Deviance : A Guide to the Sociology of Crime and Rule-Breaking By David Downes

Understanding Deviance : A Guide to the Sociology of Crime and Rule-Breaking
by David Downes

This revised and updated edition is a study of the plethora of sociological theories of crime, delinquency, social deviance and social control, also providing a guide to the principal theories of crime and social deviance in the European and North American context.
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Understanding Deviance : A Guide to the Sociology of Crime and Rule-Breaking Summary


This revised and updated edition of "Understanding Deviance" is designed as a guide to steer the new student through the major themes of the theories which have formed the sociology of crime, delinquency, social deviance and social control. The authors have examined the significant frameworks of the discipline, offering criticisms and constructing defences, aiming to enable the reader to prepare for the more detailed arguments which may be found elsewhere. It is also intended as a guide to the principal theories of crime and social deviance in the European and North American context and contains a new chapter on feminist criminology.

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Sku
GOR006060688
Title
Understanding Deviance : A Guide to the Sociology of Crime and Rule-Breaking
Author
Condition
Very Good
Binding type
Paperback
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Year published
Number of pages
384
ISBN 10
B005URC092
ISBN 13
9780198762133
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N/A
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