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The Politics and Morality of Deviance

Moral Panics, Drug Abuse, Deviant Science, and Reversed Stigmatization

The Politics and Morality of Deviance( )
Author: Ben-Yehuda, Nachman
Series title:SUNY Series in Deviance and Social Control Ser.
ISBN:978-0-7914-0123-1
Publication Date:Aug 1989
Publisher:State University of New York Press
Imprint:Suny Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $31.95
Book Description:

The Politics and Morality of Deviance develops a theoretical framework and then applies it to four different and specific case studies in an explicit attempt to put the sociology of deviance back into mainstream sociology. It argues that deviance should be analyzed as a relative phenomenon in different and changing cultures, vis-a-vis change and stability in the boundaries of different symbolic/moral universes. It also argues that the legitimization of power should be thought of in...
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Book Details
Pages:348
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Sociology / General
Social Science / Sociology / Social Theory
Book Weight:1.08 Pounds



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