100 Books: Texts That Shaped My Thinking–Howard S. Becker’s Outsiders

Becker, Howard S. Outsiders.

One of the most groundbreaking sociology texts, Howard S. Becker’s Outsiders is a thorough exploration of social deviance and how it can be addressed in an understanding manner.

A thoroughly researched exploration of social deviance and the application of what is known as “labeling theory” to the studies of deviance. With particular research into drug culture,

Outsiders analyzes unconventional individuals and their place in normal society