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Damnation and Deviance: The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Failure

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Damnation and Deviance: The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Failure - Rotenberg, Mordechai
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The Calvinist view that man is predestined to be among the elect or the damned has profoundly influenced not only our views of criminals and deviants, but also the theoretical basis of correctional methods and psychotherapeutic techniques. In this provocative and original volume, Mordechai Rotenberg examines the impact of Protestant doctrine on Western theories of deviance. He explores the inherent contradiction between Protestant ethics, with its view of human nature as predestinated, and the "people-changing" sciences ...

Damnation and Deviance: The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Failure 2018, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9781138521933

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Damnation and Deviance: The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Failure 2003, Routledge, New Brunswick, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780765809889

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Damnation and Deviance: The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Failure 1978, Free Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780029274903

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