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Bondage and Discipline

  • By: Andrew S. Denney
  • In: Encyclopedia of Social Deviance
  • Edited by: Craig J. Forsyth & Heith Copes
  • Subject:Psychopathology, Crime & Deviance (general)

The terms bondage and discipline are the first two components of the well-known acronym BDSM, which refers to bondage, discipline, sadism, and masochism. Although bondage and discipline are often associated with sadism and masochism, BDSM is not an all-encompassing concept. However, ...

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