18 - Organization of Deviance

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Continuum of Organization of Deviance Less Organized Moderately Organized Fully Organized Individualized Subcultural Deviant groups “Mental Illness” Swinging ICOs Suicide Recreational drug use Terrorist/Hate groups Self-injury Price Fixing “Perfectionists” Criteria of Organization 1. Sociality – involves more than one person in the interaction. 2. Pervasiveness – proportion of time, resources, and energy devoted 3. Communication – frequent and extensive message exchange with shared meanings 4. Differentiation and Coordination – specialized roles and coordinated action 5. Culture – collection of things passed on from one generation of
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Unformatted text preview: practitioners to another via learning 6. Identification how extensively practitioners define self in terms of the deviant activity 7. Philosophical integration coherence, comprehensiveness, and rationality of legitimations or rationalizations for the activity 8. Internal social control degree of regulation via sanctions threatened or imposed by group members 9. Recruitment extent of systematic efforts to bring in new practitioners Adapted from Figure 2.1 in Tittle and Paternosters (2000) Social Deviance and Crime: An Organizational and Theoretical Approach (page 63)...
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This note was uploaded on 03/31/2008 for the course SOC 206 taught by Professor Brauer during the Spring '08 term at N.C. State.

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