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Running Head:DEVIANCE AND SOCIAL THEORY1Deviance article summary and analysis based on a social theoryStudent’s name:Institution affiliation:
DEVIANCE ARTICLE SUMMARY AND ANALYSIS BASED ON A SOCIAL THEORY2Social deviance is a situation where an individual or a group of people act against theexpected social behavior. Racial, cultural, gender, social class perspectives can be used to definesocial deviance phenomenon in society. Different social theories can be used to analyze socialdeviance behavior in society. The major sociological theories that have a clear definition of adeviance behavior include Social Strain Typology theory, structural functionalism, labelingtheory, and conflict theory (Deutschmann, 2006). Examples of social deviance cultural andethnic conflicts, economic crimes like money laundering, armed robbery, drug trafficking, andany other act that is socially harmful to other people. The purpose of this context is to analyze adeviance case that has taken place in the recent past using any a suitable sociological theory thatbest suits the chosen deviance case. The deviance case considered in this context is drugtrafficking in Seattle, which illustrates how the severe the menace is in the US. The sociologicaltheory used is Social Strain Typology theory.According to an article published on-bust-major-drug-trafficking-ring/952281816,Seattle police caught a ring of drug traffickers inSeattle onMay 24, 2019. The drug trafficking gang is suspected of having been supplyingvarious types of drugs in areas like Shoreline and North Seattle. The drug trafficking gang,consisting of three ring leaders was arrestedMountlake Terrace and Shoreline withapproximately three kilograms of heroin, cocaine, methamphetamine,fentanyl pills and stolenrifle, gun, and ballistics vest ("Seattle police bust major drug trafficking ring," 2019). The gang isthought to have been conducting the illegal business in the region and other regions in the US.