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    • Explaining Social Deviance

    • By: Paul Root Wolpe, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Paul Root Wolpe
    • Length: 7 hrs and 34 mins
    • Original Recording
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    How do deviants reconcile their behavior with society's norms? This set of 10 lectures examines the complex topic of deviance and how major sociological theories have attempted to define it and understand its role in both historical and modern society. Professor Wolpe introduces deviance as "a complex, often ambiguous, social phenomenon that raises numerous questions about how a varied and often arbitrary set of characteristics can be used to name the same idea."

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent content, though outdated

    • By MsTurkish on 11-29-15

    Regular price: $14.95