Investigate and create a list of both informal and formal deviance (things that were/are against the law as well as those against social norms). Identify at a solution/technique/action that was used both historically and used in modern times, to control/react to the deviant behavior you listed. Discuss what the differences are and if the modern solutions are more effective than historical solutions and why modern solutions replaced historical ones. Formal Deviance: 1. Murder 2. Historical solution: Execution-an eye for an eye 3. Modern solution: Prison sentence or execution depending on several factors 4. Abuse 5. Historical solution: Prison sentence 6. Modern solution: Prison sentence 7. Robbery 8. Historical solution: Hand was cut off 9. Modern solution: Prison sentence 10. Speeding in a car 11. Historical solution: Ticket issued 12. Modern solution: Ticket issued Informal Deviance: 13. Picking your nose in public 14. Historical solution: Taught to use a tissue 15. Modern solution: Taught to use a tissue 16. Standing to close to others 17. Historical solution: Taught about personal space
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