In its first edition with McGraw-Hill, this comprehensive source of classic and contemporary readings will help students learn who becomes deviant, why people become deviant, and how individual and institutional reactions help define the social reality of deviants (the persons) and deviance (the behavior). The selected readings provide experiences for students by providing a solid foundation in the field and a means by which to examine contemporary issues.
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Henry N. Pontell is professor of criminology, law and society and of sociology at the University of California, Irvine. He received his B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. in sociology at the State University of New York at Stony Brook. At UCI he's served as chair of criminology, law and society, director of graduate studies in social ecology, associate dean of the graduate school, and creator and director of the master of advanced study in criminology, law and society, the first on line graduate degree program at the University of California. He's held visiting and honorary appointments at the Australian National University, the University of Macau, Waseda University in Tokyo, Japan, the University of Melbourne, the University of Hong Kong, Macau University of Science and Technology, and the University of Virginia with the Semester at Sea Program. His published work spans a number of areas in criminology, criminal justice, and the sociology of law. His current research and teaching interests include white-collar and corporate crime, social deviance, identity theft, cyber crime, and comparative criminology. He has worked with numerous local, state, and federal agencies, and has testified before Congress on financial institution fraud. He's a Fellow and past Vice-President of the American Society of Criminology, and a Fellow and past President of the Western Society of Criminology. Among other awards and honors, he is a recipient of the Donald R. Cressey Award from the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, and of the Albert J. Reiss, Jr. Distinguished Scholarship Award from the American Sociological Association. His most recent books are The International Handbook of White-Collar and Corporate Crime (Springer, 2007), and Profit Without Honor: White-Collar Crime and the Looting of America (Fifth Edition, Pearson Prentice-Hall, 2010).
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