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a) Two behaviors that may be considered deviant in our culture are things that stray away from social norms. For example, wearing a swimsuit or summer clothing in the middle of the wintertime would definitely not fit into social norms. Some examples however can be more serious such as wearing symbols like a swastika or a confederate flag on your clothing. b) Deviance is dependent on social context because norms, folkways, mores, taboos and values change over time. For example, America’s attitudes towards differences in race, gender, and sexuality have shifted as time moves forward. In addition to the attitudes of an issue, the laws surrounding it are also changing and hopefully progressing. c) Two examples of group deviance would be subcultures and organizations. To get more specific, some organizations such as PETA or Planned Parenthood sometimes boycott or rally against unjust laws or things that contradict that organizations viewpoint. In a more extreme sense, a subculture such as the KKK deviates by creating riots in which people
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