Sociology ch5

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Sociology ch5 12/03/2008 12:29:00 Symbolic interactionist perspective  Labeling theory – deviance and conforming doesn’t come from the way we  act but how others react to it  o What deviant may not be considered to be later  Primary and secondary deviance  o Primary- a typical very little impact on us and the way people act  around us  o Secondary- deviant label and we are defined by what we do  Its because we do it over and over  Or that is was so bad that they had to be labeled as it  These is a social construct  Stigma- labels a person o Operate as a persons master status  Types of labeling  o The past and the future o Retrospective- use past acting to explain behavior  Bias approach  Only look at the things that match up o Projective- looking at current acts and past acts to see what they are  going to do in the future  Bias approach  The ability to rehabilitate it gone  Can create a self prophecy  If you keep treating some one like this they say why change if  they are going to treat me like this  Sutherland’s differential association theory – way of understanding the way  people pick up on deviant behavior  o It a learn behavior  o Learning with done through social interaction 
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2008 for the course SOCL 1001 taught by Professor W during the Spring '07 term at LSU.

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