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Heinz Steinert

In: The SAGE Handbook of Sociology

Chapter 28: Sociology of Deviance: The Disciplines of Social Exclusion

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Sociology of Deviance: The Disciplines of Social Exclusion
Sociology of deviance: The disciplines of social exclusion
Introduction: Deviance as a Field of Sociological Study

This chapter interprets recent thinking about deviance in Western Europe and the United States in its relation to the social changes in the last 20 years of the twentieth century. The last two decades of a century of counter-Enlightenment marked a distinctive phase of economic and social development. The predominant Fordist mode of production, which mostly meant lifting all obstacles to consumerism, hedonism, individualism and informality, has been supplanted by globalization, neoliberalism and the service- or knowledge-economy The new formation includes a new praxis of politics with (and concomitant knowledge about) deviance. The sociology of deviance is an adaptive or oppositional part of ...

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