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This best-selling text offers comprehensive coverage of all aspects of deviance and is noted for its blend of style and substance.

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The author uses an abundance of research data, including many that debunk our common assumptions about deviant behavior. Students are exposed to the full range of theories and data about deviance, and are challenged to think about and evaluate their own biases and preconceptions.

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Born of Chinese parentage in Penang, Malaysia, he grew up in a multicultural environment. He acquired fluency in Mandarin modern standard ChineseMalay, and Indonesian. He also picked up a smattering of English and Dutch. He took French and German in high school and college. Professor Thio attended primary school in Malaysia and high school in Indonesia.

He then came to the United States and worked his way through Central Methodist College in Missouri, where he majored in social sciences.

Later, he studied sociology as a graduate student at the State University of New York at Buffalo, and he completed his doctorate while working as a research and teaching assistant. Professor Thio regularly teaches courses in deviance, introductory sociology, social problems, and criminology. In addition to teaching, he enjoys writing. He is the author of the Sociology: A Brief IntroductionSociety: Would you like to tell us about a lower price?

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Deviant Behavior, 10th Edition

Read reviews that mention deviant behavior easy to read well written deviant behaviors bought eeviant book book for a class condition of the book text textbook sociology pages thio claims references college deviance chapter course required research.

Showing of 69 reviews. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Please try again later. Book came in for my wife in great condition. However, as others have stated, I am partial to the cover of the book with a guy with multiple piercings and tattoos – which is expressing “deviant behavior”.

I believe deviant means to “act” different than what our society expects from us, in which a kid is being judged and stereotyped as being deviant with just his looks. I am of course reading 10ty for my college course, but I actually want to purchase it to have.

It has wonderful easy to comprehend information and it’s so interesting. The book is pretty used which isn’t the big concern.

When I opened the book, immediately after half the book fell apart. After chapter 7 the pages are all removed from the glue. The first half of the book is hanging in thier, but seems to be heading in the same direction. This was required for me by school however it is so easy to read! I have made high 90s on every test so far in my class thanks to this book. Very easy to read and understand. Additionally, I am a 4. Unlike the other reviewers, my complaint is about the reliability of the content.

One person did state that Seviant does a poor job of updating the text for new editions.

I fully agree with that. There are some updated references – but typically just piggy-backed onto old references.

Deviant Behavior, 10th Edition

In places where it seems that thko would learn something by reviewing a new source, there is no new reference. On some pages, he used the term “psychoanalytic” interchangeably with “psychological. However, he goes on to ale Freud, who has certainly long-since been discredited. Thio claims that there are 3 types of “functional” which he essentially defines as “environmental” disorders: He says, “This mental disorder has also been called character disorder or sociopathic psychopathic disorder.


First of all, personality disorders are much more broad than just being a “catch-all” as Thio implies on the same page that edituon labeled as sociopathic. Secondly, no one in the psychological or psychiatric fields calls anything “character disorder. The problem is, Thio’s tragically dated deition is peppered throughout this text.

I just wish the rental time matched the semester dates. One of the best college textbooks I have purchased. Initially I rented this textbook but now coming to an end of this semester I have decided ecition pay for the purchase price and keep it. This is hands-down a great and valuable book worth keeping in your library! Pretty good coverage on the topic of deviance in America.

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