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NCJ Number: 97378 Find in a Library
Title: Labeling Deviance - Another Look
Journal: Sociological Focus  Volume:18  Issue:1  Dated:(January 1985)  Pages:19-28
Author(s): R M Regoli; E D Poole; F Esbensen
Date Published: 1985
Page Count: 10
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Ever since the publication of Becker's 'Outsiders' in 1963, the labeling perspective has been the subject of much scrutiny.
Abstract: Moreover, the labeling perspective has been discarded to many social scientists. This seems premature judgement since the perspective has not yet been clearly specified. In this paper, the labeling approach is reexamined, conceptual issues in need of clarification are identified, and central theoretical problems are delineated. (Publisher abstract)
Index Term(s): Critiques; Labeling theory
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