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Unformatted text preview: s Someone would be compelled to deviate s Deviance is so important to the maintenance of society that, even in a cloister of saints, SOMEONE would have to be marked as deviant Deviance is functional Total amount of deviance in a community is a function of the size of the social control aparatus Non-members can also be labeled as deviants, and thus rationally excluded Certain forms of deviance arise in a community in response to fears Erikson - On the Sociology of Deviance - p. 81 in reading packet Thursday, March 27, 2008 10:35 AM Reading Notes for Exam 2 Page 1...
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