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Unformatted text preview: Notes 10/3/05 Seven stages of an Identity Career: 1. Getting Caught and publicly identified- • You are “tagged”--thus eliminating denile • This is what moves a person from primary to secondary deviance 2. Retrospective interpretation- • People (outsiders) think back and reanalyze the signals and evidence • “Why did I not see that sooner?” 3. Spoiled Identity- • No longer have a clean slate • Hard to get back old reputation • Judgments and biases are created 4. Exclusion- • From people who aren’t deviant like you • People don’t want your label to rub off on them by association 5. Inclusion- • Different people start hanging out with you • They are most likely going to be deviant in the same way that you are • “misery loves company” 6. People treat you differently- • They will treat you in accordance with your deviance • Ex) if a girl is bulimic- people may follow her to the bathroom after she eats to make sure she is not throwing up....
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This note was uploaded on 11/02/2007 for the course SOCY 1004 taught by Professor Adler during the Fall '05 term at Colorado.
- Fall '05