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Tim Delaney is a professor and department chair of sociology at the State University of New York at Oswego. He earned his B.S. in sociology from SUNY Brockport, M.A. degree in sociology from California State University Dominquez Hills, and a Ph.D. in sociology from the University of Nevada at Las Vegas. Delaney has published seventeen books to date and numerous book chapters, journal and encyclopedia articles and has been published in five continents. Among his book publications are, Classical and Contemporary Social Theory: Investigation and Application (2014), American Street Gangs, 2nd edition (2014) and Beyond Sustainability: A Thriving Environment (2014, co-authored with Tim Madigan). Professor Delaney is listed as a "media expert" and regularly grants interviews with newspapers, radio and television news programs primarily across the United States and Canada.
Brief Table of Contents
Chapter 1. What is Social Deviance?
Chapter 2. Social Deviance and Social Problems
Chapter 3. Explaining Social Deviance
Chapter 4. White Collar Crime, Political, and Organized Crime
Chapter 5. Street Crime: Violent Offenses and Property Offenses
Chapter 6. Social Deviance and Violence
Chapter 7. Alcohol and Social Deviance
Chapter 8. Drug Use and Abuse and Social Deviance
Chapter 9. Cyber Technology and Social Deviance
Chapter 10. Mental Illness and Disorders and Social Deviance
Chapter 11. Sexual Social Deviance
Chapter 12. Environmental Social Deviance
Chapter 13. Social Control and Deviant Behavior
Chapter 14. Social Deviance and Its Omnipresence
"A Closer Look" boxes focus on key topics that warrant deeper explanation"Connecting Social Deviance and Popular Culture" boxes demonstrate how contemporary forms of popular culture illustrate deviant behavior A chapter entitled, “Social Deviance and Social Problems” explores the link between deviant behavior and social problems. Specific examples include unemployment, social stratification and poverty, and obesity and the health concerns associated with obesity.Chapter 9, “Cyber Technology and Social Deviance” discusses catfishing, cyberbullying, cyberstalking, swatting, identity theft, and fraud and cyber scamsChapter 12, "Environmental Social Deviance," provides a review of a type of social deviance often ignored in other deviance texts—environmental social deviance. Among the topics discussed are the realization that the earth has a limited carrying capacity; mass extinctions; the application of the environmental imagination, and the many forms of human behavior that compromise the earth's ability to sustain itself as inhabitable for future generations of humans. Instructor and Student Resources include:
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