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Running head: Sociological Research and Social Control1Sociological Research and Social ControlSTUDENTIntroductory SociologyProfessorColorado Technical University12/6/2016
INFORMATION SYSTEMS CONCEPTS2Introductory Sociology Unit 4There are four categories of social norms, Folkway, Mores, Taboos and Laws.Folkwaysare norms that govern everyday behavior such as holding the door open for someone who may bedisabled, being courteous and not playing your music too loud late at night where it may disturbothers.They may be violated without any serious consequences.Mores are created to cherishthe important principles of one’s culture such as not stealing or cheating.They are strongly heldnorms that may not be violated and in particular cultures if they are violated there will be seriousconsequences.Taboos are mores so strong that if they are violated it is considered to beextremely offensive and even unmentionable.Laws are rules enacted by legislatures and are

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Spring
Professor
Milton
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Sociology, Karl Marx, Sociological Research, Sociological Research and Social Control

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