Howard S. Becker

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Howard Saul Becker (1928) is an American sociologist who has made major contributions to the sociology of deviance, sociology of art, and sociology of music. Before becoming a sociologist, Becker was a photographer and a piano jazz player.

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  • Outsiders: Studies in the Sociology of Deviance, New York: The Free Press, 1963.
    • Outsiders. Etudes de sociologie de la déviance, Paris: Métalié, 1985 [1]. (French)
    • Outsiders: estudos de sociologia do desvio, trans. Maria Luiza X. de A. Borges, Rio de Janeiro: Zahar, 2009. (Portuguese)
    • Außenseiter. Zur Soziologie abweichenden Verhaltens, trans. Cori A. Mackrodt and Stefanie Loyal, Wiesbaden: Springer Fachmedien, 2014. (German)
  • Art Worlds, Berkeley: University of California Press, 1982, 1984; 25th Anniversary Edition, updated and expanded, 2008 [2].
    • Los mundos del Arte, trans. Joaquin Ibarburu, Bernal: Universidad National de Quilmes, 2008. (Spanish)
  • Writing for Social Scientists: How to Start and Finish Your Thesis, Book, or Article, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1986; 2nd edition, 2007.
  • with Robert R. Faulkner, Do You Know...? The Jazz Repertoire in Action, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2009.
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