Deviance Across Cultures: Constructions of Difference

Paperback | October 29, 2013

byRobert Heiner

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Are "deviant" and "criminal" behaviors inherently wrong or evil? Taking an innovative cross-cultural approach, Deviance Across Cultures: Constructions of Difference, Second Edition, spans the globe to give instructors and students an invaluable - and affordable - resource for investigating thesocial construction of deviance. From studies on sex and drugs to examinations of religious and corporate deviance, this anthology responds to the growing need for global learning in deviance studies.

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Are "deviant" and "criminal" behaviors inherently wrong or evil? Taking an innovative cross-cultural approach, Deviance Across Cultures: Constructions of Difference, Second Edition, spans the globe to give instructors and students an invaluable - and affordable - resource for investigating thesocial construction of deviance. From studi...

Robert Heiner is Professor of Sociology at Plymouth State University. He is the author or editor of several books, including Social Problems: An Introduction to Critical Constructionism, Fourth Edition (OUP, 2012), and Conflicting Interests: Readings in Social Problems and Inequality (OUP, 2009).

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:432 pages, 7.4 × 9.09 × 0.91 inPublished:October 29, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Part I: Explaining Deviance1. Emile Durkheim: The Normal and the Pathological2. Kai T. Erikson: On the Sociology of Deviance3. Robert K. Merton: Social Structure and Anomie4. Gresham M. Sykes and David Matza: Techniques of Neutralization5. Travis Hirschi: A Control Theory of Delinquency6. Jack P. Gibbs: Conceptions of Deviant Behavior: The Old and the New7. Frank Tannenbaum: Definition and the Dramatization of Evil8. Jeffrey S. Victor: The Search for Scapegoat Deviants9. Willem Bonger: Criminality and Economic Conditions10. Jeffrey Reiman: The Implicit Ideology of Criminal JusticePart II: Studying Deviance11. Susan J. Palmer: Caught up in the Cult Wars: Confessions of a Canadian Researcher12. Elizabeth Pisani: Sex in Boxes13. Robert Heiner: Cross-Cultural and Historical MethodologyPart III: Moral Panics14. Kenneth Thompson: The Classic Moral Panic: The Mods and the Rockers15. Mary deYoung: The Devil Goes to Day Care: McMartin and the Making of a Moral Panic16. Robert Heiner: Crime ScaresPart IV: Sex and Sexuality17. Roger N. Lancaster: The Cochon and the Hombre-Hombre in Nicaragua18. Kathryn Kendall: Women in Lesotho and the (Western) Construction of Homophobia19. Serena Nanda: Multiple Genders among North American Indians20. Robert Heiner: Prostitution and the Status of Women in South Korea21. Ana Paula da Silva and Thaddeus Gregory Blanchette: Sexual Tourism and Social Panics: Research and Intervention in Rio de Janeiro22. Martin S. Weinberg: The Nudist Management of RespectabilityPart V: Drugs23. Angus Bancroft: Customs, Cultures and the Experience of Intoxication24. Craig Reinarman: The Social Construction of Drug Scares25. 60 Minutes: Rx Drugs26. Mark A. Bellis, Karen Hughes, and Helen Lowey: Healthy Nightclubs And Recreational Substance Use: From A Harm Minimization To A Healthy Settings Approach27. Hiroshi Ihara: A Cold of the Soul: A Japanese Case of Disease Mongering in PsychiatryPart VI: State, Corporate and Occupational Deviance28. Victor E. Kappeler and Gary W. Potter: Corporate Crime and "Higher Immorality"29. Ling Li: Performing Bribery in China: Guanxi-Practice, Corruption with a Human Face30. Richard L. Rubenstein: The Cunning of History: The Holocaust and the American Future31. Stuart L. Hills: Corporate Violence and the Banality of EvilPart VII: Religion and Deviance32. Robert Heiner: Nones on the Run: Evangelical Heathens in the Deep South33. Amanda Knief: Liberte, Egalite--de Feministes! Revealing the Burqa as a Pro-Choice Issue34. Sharon Erickson Nepstad: Religion, Violence, and PeacemakingPart VIII: Mental Disorders35. Robert Heiner: The Medicalization of Deviance36. David L. Rosenhan: On Being Sane in Insane Places37. Sarah Schubert, Susan Hansen, and Mark Rapley: There Is No Pathological Test: More on ADHD as Rhetoric38. Richard Warner: Schizophrenia in the Third World39. Ethan Watters: The Americanization of Mental Illness40. Robert Bartholomew: Penis PanicsPart IX: A Freedom-Deviance Trade-Off?41. David H. Bayley: Lessons in Order