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Outsiders

  • By: Nurullah Altun & Yavuz Kahya
  • In: Encyclopedia of Social Deviance
  • Edited by: Craig J. Forsyth & Heith Copes
  • Subject:Psychopathology, Crime & Deviance (general)

An outsider is a person who is not accepted by, and does not belong to, a particular group. Outsiders are excluded by particular groups owing to such reasons as socioeconomic status, race, ideology, and gender. Howard S. Becker defines outsiders as ...

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