Outsiders by Howard S. BeckerOutsiders by Howard S. Becker

Outsiders

byHoward S. Becker

Paperback | March 1, 1997

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One of the most groundbreaking sociology texts of the mid-20th century, Howard S. Becker’s Outsiders is a thorough exploration of social deviance and how it can be addressed in an understanding and helpful manner.

A compulsively readable and thoroughly researched exploration of social deviance and the application of what is known as "labeling theory" to the studies of deviance. With particular research into drug culture, Outsiders analyzes unconventional individuals and their place in normal society.
Title:OutsidersFormat:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 0.6 inPublished:March 1, 1997

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ISBN - 10:0684836351

ISBN - 13:9780684836355

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Howard Becker's Outsiders broke new ground in the early 1960s, arguing that social deviance is a more common phenomenon that perceived and that conventional wisdom that social deviants are pathological is incorrect. Becker's seminal study remains the most piercing exploration about unconventional individuals and their position in' normal' society.