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David Downes, Chris McCormick and Paul Rock

Understanding Deviance, 2e
ISBN 13: 9780195440164

About the Book

Understanding Deviance, second Canadian edition, is an essential guide to theories of deviance framed in a Canadian context. Taking a chronological approach, it offers in-depth coverage of major schools of sociological thought, opening with a discussion of the early work of the University of Chicago School, progressing through the theories of functionalism, anomie, and phenomenology, among others, and bringing students fully up-to-date with a consideration of deviance studies in the twenty-first century.


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