Chapter 6 – Deviance, Crime & Social Control 25.Social control, including; Informal social control (Informal sanctions) & Formalsocial control (formal sanctions) Sanctions can either be positive (rewards) or negative (punishment). Sanctions can arise from either formal or informal control. With informal sanctions, ridicule or ostracism can realign a straying individual towards norms. Informal sanctions may include shame, ridicule,sarcasm, criticism, and disapproval.26.What are norms? Folkways, mores and taboos?