Routledge Handbook of Deviant Behavior
Editor : Clifton D. Bryant
Master eBook ISBN10 : 0203880544
Master eBook ISBN13 : 978-0-203-88054-8
No of pages : 648
eBook Price : $47.95
Originally Published : Apr 23, 2012
The Handbook of Deviant Behavior presents a comprehensive, integrative, and accessible overview of the contemporary body of knowledge in the field of social deviance in the& twenty-first century.
This book addresses the full range of scholarly concerns within this area -including theoretical, methodological, and substantive issues -in over& seventy original entries, written by an international mix of recognized scholars. Each of these essays provides insight not only into the historical and sociological evolution of the topic addressed, but also highlights associated notable thinkers, research findings, and key published works for further reference. As a whole, this Handbook undertakes an in depth evaluation of the contemporary state of knowledge within the area of social deviance, and beyond this considers future directions and concerns that will engage scholars in the decades ahead.
The inclusion of comparative and cross-cultural examples and discussions, relevant case studies and other pedagogical features make this book an invaluable learning tool for undergraduate and post graduate students in disciplines such as criminology, mental health studies, criminal theory, and contemporary sociology.