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ISBN-10 0205741533ISBN-13 9780205741533
ISBN-10 0-205-69323-7ISBN-13 978-0-205-69323-8
Author(s): Alex Thio
Publisher: Pearson
Copyright year: © 2010 Pages: 480

This best-selling text offers comprehensive coverage of all aspects of deviance and is noted for its blend of style and substance.

Deviant Behavior covers a wide spectrum of theories of deviance, and analyzes numerous specific deviant behaviors. The author uses an abundance of research data, including many that debunk our common assumptions about deviant behavior. Students are exposed to the full range of theories and data about deviance, and are challenged to think about and evaluate their own biases and preconceptions.