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NCJ Number: 40003 Find in a Library
Title: SEX AND THEORIES OF DEVIANCE - TOWARD A FUNCTIONAL THEORY OF DEVIANT TYPE-SCRIPTS
Journal: AMERICAN SOCIOLOGICAL REVIEW  Volume:42  Issue:1  Dated:(FEBRUARY 1977)  Pages:3-16
Author(s): A R HARRIS
Corporate Author: American Sociological Review
Managing Editor
American Sociological Assoc
United States of America
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 14
Sponsoring Agency: American Sociological Review
Washington, DC 20036
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: AUTHOR DISCUSSES TO WHAT EFFECT SEX ACTS AS A VARIABLE ON THE PERPETRATION OF CRIME.
Abstract: THE AUTHOR BELIEVES THAT THE SEX VARIABLE IS A MAJOR FACTOR IN THE DETERMINATION OF CRIMINAL DEVIANCE, SERVING TO KEEP MEN IN CRIME AND WOMEN OUT OF IT. IN FACT, HE REASONS, THE LACK OF CRIMINAL THEORISTS TO TAKE THIS INTO CONSIDERATION AS A STARTING POINT HAS CONTRIBUTED TO THE FAILURE OF DEVIANCE THEORIZING. QUESTIONS IN DEVIANCE THEORY INVOLVING CLASS AND CASTE WILL BE BEST ADDRESSED ONLY AFTER RECOGNITION IS MADE OF THE SEX VARIABLE....BS
Index Term(s): Behavior patterns; Deviance; Theory
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