Individualized Deviance

Individualized Deviance - Behavioral & emotional

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Characteristics of individualized forms of deviance: Lack of deviant subculture - Normative socialization o practitioners of individualized deviance are socialized by society, not by fellow deviants may not learn neutralizations, rationalizations, or safe behavioral techniques - No groups to meet expressive or instrumental needs o thus, these individuals may not have anyone to: offer acceptance, support, reaffirm behavior help conceal deviance by “covering” for them offer help or protection with dangerous activities
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Unformatted text preview: Behavioral & emotional consequences-Negative self-image o more likely to condemn own behavior, feel ashamed, & feel lonely-Drifting and short deviant careers o more likely to drift back and forth between conventional and non-conventional behavior o difficult to sustain behavior over extended periods of time Methodological consequences (difficult to study!)-large representative samples are impractical-without a subculture, cannot snowball sample-difficulty in getting volunteers due to stigma/shame...
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