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Wayward Puritans: A Study in the Sociology of Deviance
Wayward Puritans A Study in the Sociology of Deviance
Author: Kai T. Erikson
The main argument of WAYWARD PURITANS is that deviant forms of behavior are often a valuable resource in society, providing a point of contrast which is necessary for the maintenance of a coherent social order. In the course of developing this argument, Erikson discusses various aspects of life in seventeenth-century New England, focusing his po...  more »
ISBN: 382843
Publication Date: 1966
Pages: 228
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Publisher: Wiley
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