The Shadow Line: Deviance And Crime In Canada by Ian Gomme

The Shadow Line: Deviance And Crime In Canada

byIan Gomme

Paperback | February 7, 2006

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Engagingly written and incorporating up-to-date statistics and numerous Canadian examples, The Shadow Line, fourth edition offers a unique and challenging view of deviant and criminal behaviour in Canada. This text makes complicated questions and issues accessible by adopting a straightforward and animated style and by using concrete examples to facilitate comprehension and understanding. To promote learning and retention, chapters are structured similarly and include special-interest topics and illustrations in clearly defined boxes. Each chapter begins with a detailed set of learning objectives and ends with a comprehensive summary and a list of review questions. To encourage students to think independently and to read on their own, each chapter includes discussion questions and a list of recommended readings.

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Title:The Shadow Line: Deviance And Crime In CanadaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:448 pages, 10.75 × 8.13 × 0.88 inPublished:February 7, 2006Publisher:Nelson College IndigenousLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0176416471

ISBN - 13:9780176416478

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Table of Contents

IntroductionPart One Defining Deviance and CrimeChapter 1 Defining Deviance and CrimePart Two Theories of Deviance and CrimeChapter 2 An Overview of Sociological TheoryChapter 3 The Chicago SchoolChapter 4 FunctionalismChapter 5 Social Control TheoryChapter 6 Symbolic Interactionism and the Labelling Theory of DevianceChapter 7 Conflict Theories I - Contemporary Marxism, Left Realism, Peacemaking, and Post-ModernismChapter 8 Conflict Theories II - Liberal Conflict and FeminismPart Three Measuring Deviance and CrimeChapter 9 Measuring Deviance and CrimePart Four The Practice of Deviance and CrimeChapter 10 HomicideChapter 11 Sexual AssaultChapter 12 ProstitutionChapter 13 Drug AbuseChapter 14 Organized CrimeChapter 15 Business CrimeChapter 16 Mental IllnessGlossaryReferencesIndex