Combining classic and contemporary articles, Exploring Deviance in Canada introduces students to central themes in the study of deviance, from the construction of deviance and normalcy to social control, sexual deviance, and mental illness. Taking both a theoretical and critical approach, thethematically organized selections include scholarly research articles, excerpts from major theorists, government reports, interviews, and journalistic writing. Each reading is prefaced with a practical introduction that helps students contextualize key concepts and apply them to a variety ofeveryday situations. With a unique Canadian focus, this reader situates deviance in a landscape that students in Canada can relate to, while still offering a global perspective. Wide-ranging and comprehensive, this diverse collection is essential reading for students studying the sociology ofdeviance.