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Goode, Erich

Overview
Works: 51 works in 340 publications in 3 languages and 9,304 library holdings
Genres: History  Case studies 
Roles: Author, Editor, Commentator, Other
Classifications: HV5825, 302.542
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Erich Goode
Deviant behavior : an interactionist approach by Erich Goode( Book )

83 editions published between 1978 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Account: My Life's Ups and Downs; Chapter 2 Explaining Deviant Behavior; Positivism; Deviant Behavior: Why Do They Do It?; Biological Theories of Crime and Deviance; Free Will, Rational Choice, and Routine Activity Theory; Social Disorganization: The Chicago School; Anomie and Strain Theory; Differential Association and Learning Theory; Social Control Theory; Self-Control Theory; Summary; Account: A Former Homeless Man Speaks Out; Chapter 3 Constructing Deviance; Deviance and Social Control; Formal and Informal Social Control; Perspectives that Focus on Defining Deviance
Drugs in American society by Erich Goode( Book )

47 editions published between 1972 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Drugs in American Society is a sociological introduction to the use of psychoactive substances in the United States that takes the focus out of the lab and onto the street. Throughout the book, personal accounts tell the stories of drug use and the impact that it has on the lives of users. The book also contrasts the image of drugs in society, particularly in the news media, and the reality of drug use itself"--
Moral panics : the social construction of deviance by Erich Goode( Book )

33 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Why do members of a society become concerned and fearful about a practically non-existent threat? Why, even if a threat is real, do they show a concern so disproportionate to the magnitude of the threat itself? And why do certain "deviants" or "folk devils" so often become the target of society's wrath?" "This wonderfully readable and wide-ranging account of "moral panics" shows how and why institutions and groups of individuals mobilize around issues and supposed problems by which they feel threatened. From the Renaissance witch craze to the American drug panic of the 1980s, the authors explore the genesis, dynamics, and demise of moral panics - and examine their impacts on the societies in which they take place." "Moral Panics is not only the first, serious book-length treatment of a fascinating subject, but also a superb introduction to wider themes in the sociology of deviance and social problems."--Jacket
The marijuana smokers by Erich Goode( Book )

10 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Between politics and reason : the drug legalization debate by Erich Goode( Book )

8 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the controversy surrounding the issue of drug legalization and discusses the benefits of drug legalization, the judicial system's views about drug use, the current punishments for drug users, and other related topics
Marijuana by Erich Goode( Book )

20 editions published between 1969 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the history of marijuana use, how the drug was distributed in this country, the extent and patterns of its use by students and other groups, its possible connection with crime and drug addiction, and the widely differing arguments of its foes and supporters
The paranormal : who believes, why they believe, and why it matters by Erich Goode( Book )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a sociological study on the belief in the paranormal, presenting profiles of believers, discussion about the persistence of their belief despite scientific evidence, and the effects of these beliefs on political and social movements
Out of control : assessing the general theory of crime by Erich Goode( Book )

10 editions published in 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sexual deviance and sexual deviants by Erich Goode( Book )

5 editions published between 1974 and 1975 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Social reality by Harvey A Farberman( Book )

5 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The drug phenomenon: social aspects of drug taking by Erich Goode( Book )

9 editions published in 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sociology by Erich Goode( Book )

10 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Extreme deviance( Book )

6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This reader is intended by editors Goode (State U. of New York at Stony Brook) and Vail (Willamette U.) to serve as a supplementary text in undergraduate courses in the sociology or psychology of deviance. The reader focuses on extreme or secondary deviance, those deviations that cause the group or society to stigmatize and isolate the normative violator. The reader is organized into seven section of three or four reading each, covering tattooing and body modification, belief in alien abduction, obesity, white supremacists, having and endorsing adult-child sexual contact, the environmentalist group Earth First!, and sexual sado-masochism. The readings combine traditional academic perspectives and, often, first-person accounts from the deviants themselves
Deviance in everyday life : personal accounts of unconventional lives by Erich Goode( Book )

5 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paranormal beliefs : a sociological introduction by Erich Goode( Book )

5 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Social deviance( Book )

8 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Justifiable conduct : self-vindication in memoir by Erich Goode( Book )

7 editions published in 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"How do memoirists make their work interesting, daring, exciting, and unorthodox enough so that they attract an audience, yet not so heinous and scandalous that their readers are unable to empathize or identify with them? In Justifiable Conduct, renowned sociologist Erich Goode explores the different strategies memoirists use to "neutralize" their alleged wrongdoing and fashion a more positive image of themselves for audiences. He examines how writers, including James Frey, Susan Cheever, Roman Polanski, Charles Van Doren and Elia Kazan, explain, justify, contextualize, excuse, or warrant their participation in activities such as criminal behavior, substance abuse, sexual transgressions, and political radicalism. Using a theory of deviance neutralization, Goode assesses the types of behavior exhibited by these memoirists to draw out generic narratives that are most effective in attempting to absolve the actor-author. Despite the highly individualistic and variable lives of these writers, Goode demonstrates that memoirists use a conventional vocabulary for their unconventional behavior."--Publisher's website
Social class and church participation by Erich Goode( Book )

10 editions published between 1966 and 1980 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collective behavior by Erich Goode( Book )

5 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The handbook of deviance by Erich Goode( Book )

9 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Handbook of Deviance is a definitive reference for professionals, researchers, and students that provides a comprehensive and engaging introduction to the sociology of deviance. Composed of over 30 essays written by an international array of scholars and meticulously edited by one of the best known authorities on the study of deviance Features chapters on cutting-edge topics, such as terrorism and environmental degradation as forms of deviance Each chapter includes a critical review of what is known about the topic, the current status of the topic, and insights about the future of the topic Covers recent theoretical innovations in the field, including the distinction between positivist and constructionist perspectives on deviance, and the incorporation of physical appearance as a form of deviance "--
 
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Between politics and reason : the drug legalization debate
Alternative Names
Erich Goode American sociologist

Erich Goode Amerikaans socioloog

Erich Goode sociólogo estadounidense

Erich Goode US-amerikanischer Soziologe und Kriminologe

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Languages
English (286)

Spanish (3)

Hebrew (1)

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Drugs in American societyMoral panics : the social construction of devianceBetween politics and reason : the drug legalization debateMarijuanaThe paranormal : who believes, why they believe, and why it mattersOut of control : assessing the general theory of crimeExtreme devianceDeviance in everyday life : personal accounts of unconventional lives