The Death and Resurrection of Deviance

Current Ideas and Research

  • Michael Dellwing
  • Joseph A. Kotarba
  • Nathan W. Pino

Part of the Critical Criminological Perspectives book series (CCRP)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Introduction: Tales of Death and Deviance

    1. Michael Dellwing, Joseph A. Kotarba, Nathan W. Pino
      Pages 1-8
  3. The Death of Deviance?

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 9-9
    2. Patricia A. Adler, Peter Adler
      Pages 31-53
    3. Joel Best
      Pages 54-67
    4. Michael J. Coyle
      Pages 68-84
    5. J. Patrick Williams
      Pages 108-123
  4. Productive Deviance

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 125-125
    2. Robin D. Perrin
      Pages 152-167
    3. Lori L. Fazzino, Michael Ian Borer, Mohammed Abdel Haq
      Pages 168-191
    4. Jessica A. Brown
      Pages 214-234
  5. Doing Deviance between Teaching and Research

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 253-253
    2. Susan Day, Joseph A. Kotarba
      Pages 255-276
    3. Nathan W. Pino
      Pages 296-309
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 311-316

About this book


Are reports of the 'death of deviance' premature? This collection brings together leading international scholars to analyse uses of the 'deviance' concept to argue its vitality and show its possible utility in a variety of fields including religion, education and media narratives.


Deviance symbolic interaction norms religion media sociology criminology death education Moral Nation social justice

Authors and affiliations

  • Michael Dellwing
    • 1
  • Joseph A. Kotarba
    • 2
  • Nathan W. Pino
    • 2
  1. 1.Kassel UniversityGermany
  2. 2.Texas State UniversityUSA

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