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Pornography and sexuality is treated as a social taboo. But the book, Reefer Madness can be treated as a Bible for the understanding and perceiving the sociology of deviance as it openly deals with the subtleties and intricacies of the marijuana and pornography trades without any cover. Sexuality is a topic that is always preferred to be discussed at a half-concealed note. But this is most harmful facet of the entire business because the emerging trade of pornography and drug peddling especially in the immigrant class is crucial and ignorance about this sector can lead to more serious offence.
The practice of pornographic trades or drugs is a commonplace factor in the lower section of the immigrant labours in America. The hypocrisy of the administration especially in this regard is an eye-opening catch unravelled at the proper time by Schlosser. Market based arguments put forth by Schlosser reveals the fact that law of the land captivates the pornographers but at the same time, it allows the immigrant labourers practicing these vices in the American society mostly to work in the Strawberry fields of the California. This indulgence and servitude based on the agreement is injecting all sorts of malpractices in the society.
Reefer Madness tries to explore and unravel the dark secrets pertaining in the American market. And all these facts are not only just expressed as perception or opinion of the author merely. The facts and figures presented by Schlosser are all well supported by evidences which are well researched. Therefore, the scintillating facts that are exposed in the book are bewildering but at the same time, these are the harsh and the
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Book Review on “The Sociology of Deviance: Differences, Tradition, and Stigma” Introduction Robert j. Franzese jr is a professor of philosophy and holds a PhD in government, he also holds several other qualifications such as A.M., Economics, Harvard University, 1995, A.M., Government, Harvard University, 1992, and B.A.
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