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  • A Sociology of Crime

    Second edition

    By Stephen Hester, Peter Eglin

    Hester and Eglin’s A Sociology of Crime has an outstanding reputation for its distinctive and systematic contribution to the criminological literature. Through detailed examples and analysis, it shows how crime is a product of processes of criminalisation constituted through the interactional and…

    Paperback – 2017-05-15
    Routledge

  • Orders of Ordinary Action

    Respecifying Sociological Knowledge

    By Stephen Hester

    Edited by David Francis

    Presenting original research studies by leading scholars in the field, Orders of Ordinary Action considers how ethnomethodology provides for an 'alternate' sociology by respecifying sociological phenomena as locally accomplished members' activities. Following an introduction by the editors and a…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    Directions in Ethnomethodology and Conversation Analysis

  • Disaffection From School (RLE Edu M)

    By David H Hargreaves, Stephen Hester, Frank J Mellor

    A large number of pupils are, or are liable to become, disaffected with their schooling. In this comprehensive account of the problem, Ken Reid suggests that school can and should do much more to prevent and overcome disaffected behaviour, as manifested by such factors as absenteeism, disruption…

    Paperback – 2014-07-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Education

  • Deviance in Classrooms (RLE Edu M)

    By David H Hargreaves, Stephen Hester, Frank J Mellor

    When originally published this book reported the first major application of ‘labelling theory’ to deviance in classrooms. The authors explore the nature of classroom rules, show how they constitute a pervasive feature of the classroom, and examine the ways in which teachers use these rules as…

    Paperback – 2014-03-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Education

  • A Sociology of Crime

    By Peter Eglin, Stephen Hester

    The authors take three particular sociological perspectives, and use them to offer a distinct and critical reading of criminology, highlighting the ways that crime is, first and foremost, a matter of social definition. They provide a good introductory text which will be of great value to students.…

    Paperback – 1992-08-06
    Routledge

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