Sociology of Deviant Behavior, Hardback
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This text has been the market leader for more than 40 years.

It continues its popularity due to its thorough updating of data, facts, and figures while retaining the basic focus on solid research findings through a sociological point of view.

Designed to appeal to today's students, the 12th edition examines topics with relevance for today - cultural and social reactions to deviance; the growing interest in white-collar and corporate crime; and the importance of the Internet and computer communications in changing views on deviance in modern life.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 688 pages, Illustrations
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning, Inc
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  • Category: Sociology & anthropology
  • ISBN: 9780534619473



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Clinard was(is) one of the great sociologistsof the second half of the 20th century. One of the areas he wrote in was deviance, and he did a brilliant job of capturing the field in this text which has gone thru numerous editions since it was first published in the 1960s.