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

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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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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 By (author) David Downes
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Oxford University Press
Year Published 1988
Number of Pages 384
ISBN 10 0198762135
ISBN 13 9780198762133
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Description

Details

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.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR006060688
Title Understanding Deviance: A Guide to the Sociology of Crime and Rule Breaking
Author By (author) David Downes
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Oxford University Press
Year Published 1988
Number of Pages 384
ISBN 10 0198762135
ISBN 13 9780198762133
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.

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