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Unformatted text preview: Vocabulary of motive Neutralization techniques- admit to breaking rules but try to explain why excuses justifications gain a sense of self and identity Identity 1)social identity – how you are received by others 2)collective identity – how you are seen as a member of a group 3)personal identity – how we see ourselves Goffurian dramaturgical – people perform for people around them. People act their part based on situation and your sense of self at the time Culture makes our interactions predicatable Deviant subcultures provide systems of belief Mainstream beliefs deviant belief are in between the two Mental disorder Our deviant status is often a master status overriding all other statuses....
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- Spring '08
- Sociology, subcultures Aberrant deviance, deviance- life choices, measures deviance status