Personality Deviance Scales: Primary scale norms for older adults of the general population
- How Deviants Gain Advantage. Matthews, Ryan; Wacker, Watts // Executive Excellence;Feb2003, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p9
Focuses on the deviant behavior of leaders to innovative products. Factors affecting mass market; Causes of deviance; Market potential of an innovative concept.
- The deviant. Pollitt, Katha; Johnson, Hans; Pietrzyk, Mark E.; Nelson, Trevor // New Republic;12/20/93, Vol. 209 Issue 25, p4
Several letters to the editor are presented in response to the article "Defining Deviancy Up," by Charles Krauthammer in the November 22, 1993 issue.
- The Social Costs of Treatment Programs. Easterling, Calvin Henry // Journal of Religion & Health;Mar2000, Vol. 39 Issue 1, p43
The medicalization of deviance refers to the identification as diseases or illnesses of patterns of behavior that were previously considered in moral terms. Herbert Spencer viewed society as analogous to a living organism. A problem or â€œdiseaseâ€ in one part of the organism affects...
- On Legislating Morals: The Symbolic Process of Designating Deviance. Gusfield, Joseph G. // California Law Review;Jan1968, Vol. 56 Issue 1, p54
Focuses on a deviance designation, namely, 'disinterested indignation' in California. Perspectives toward deviance; Instrumental and symbolic functions of law; Deviant nonconformity and designator reaction.
- SOME CAUSES AND CONSEQUENCES OF INTERVIEWER CHEATING BEHAVIOUR. Nelson, James E.; Kiecker, Pamela L. // AMA Winter Educators' Conference Proceedings;1988, p498
Examines the causes and consequences of cheating behavior of interviewers in survey research. Significance of sociology on deviance on the study; Effects of unintentional distortion on bias caused by interviewers on collected data; Definition of cheating.
- A CRIMINOLOGICAL INTERNET 'STING'. Demetriou, Christina; Silke, Andrew // British Journal of Criminology;Winter2003, Vol. 43 Issue 1, p213
Describes a study on criminal and deviant behavior that occurred on a World Wide Web site. Observation of people's patterns of behavior on an internet website; Establishment of the Cyber Magpie website; Assessment of deviant behavior in cyberspace; Discussion of deindividuation theory.
- Lost Letter Technique: Returned Responses to Battered and Abused Women, Men, and Lesbians. Bridges, F. Stephen; Williamson, C. Bennett; Thompson, Paul C.; Windsor, Margaret A. // North American Journal of Psychology;2001, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p263
Of 840 letters ï¿½lostï¿½ in the Florida Panhandle, 467 (55.6%) were returned in the mail by the finders (the altruistic response). Addressees' affiliations were associated with significantly different rates of return; fewer emotive Advocates for Battered and Abused Lesbians (ABAL)...
- The distribution of deviance and exceeding the speed limit. Clarke, Ronald V. // British Journal of Criminology;Spring96, Vol. 36 Issue 2, p169
Focuses on the distribution of deviance among a population in relation to the practice of exceeding the speed limit. Use of data from the Illinois Department of Transportation; Influence of law on the deviance distribution; Reference to studies conducted by Hartshorne, May and Maller; Results...
- A cook, a cardinal, his priests, and the press: Deviance as a trigger for intermedia agenda setting. Breen, Michael J. // Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly;Summer97, Vol. 74 Issue 2, p348
Examines the increase of media reports on deviant acts committed by members of the clergy and looks at the changes in trends in the aftermath of these deviant acts. Asseses how television and other forms of the media influences public opinion; Reference to the public's fascination with deviance...