Deviant Behavior

By | March 1, 2018
Deviant Behavior Author John A. Humphrey
ISBN-10 0763797731
ISBN-13 9780763797737
Year 2011-04-13
Pages 496
Language English
Publisher Jones & Bartlett Learning
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The understanding of deviant behavior is rapidly evolving in the 21st century For this reason a global perspective on emerging forms of deviant behavior is essential Deviant Behavior Second Edition provides the foundation necessary to understand the impact of globalization on traditional and emerging forms of deviance around the world Readers will learn what deviant behavior is across the worldthe circumstances patterns and socio cultural characteristics of persons involved in deviant acts They will also examine why and how deviant acts occurthe precipitants of deviant behavior and the social processes that result in defining certain acts as deviant Pedagogical Features Learning objectives chapter summaries critical thinking questions web links and a glossary of key concepts are provided in every chapter Each chapter begins with a portrait of deviance that focuses the students attention on the substantive issues addressed At A Glance sections summarize key facts about the form of deviance being considered Boxes highlighting key empirical findings case narratives that illustrate particular aspects of deviant behavior or summaries of important theoretical perspectives Instructor Resources Instructor Manual with chapter outlines key concepts and discussion points all organized by chapter Test Bank PowerPoint Lecture Outlines Student Resources include an open access companion website featuing relevant weblinks

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