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TOPIC 10 THEORIES OF DEVIANCE Topic 10: Theories of Deviance A. Anomie B. Cultural Transmission C. Control D. Conflict Theory E. Labeling Theory
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A. Anomie 1. Anomie is a social condition in which norms are ineffective. 2. This may be caused by a poor fit between expectations and society’s capacity to satisfy them. B. Cultural Transmission Theory 1. Deviant behavior is learned 2. Learning occurs in intimate groups 3. Behaviors and attitudes are learned
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C. Control Theory Explains that people do not deviate because of their bond to society. Attachment Involvement Commitment Belief D. Conflict Theory
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Unformatted text preview: 1. Laws and norms reflect the interests of the powerful. 2. Social control works for the powerful and against the powerless. 3. “Deviant” is a description used by the powerful to discredit those who threaten them. E. Labeling Theory 1. Three Parts: a. The reactive conception of deviance b. Societal reaction theory c. The theory of secondary deviance E. Labeling Theory 2. Labeling Theory Made Easy: Primary Deviance Labeling Deviant Role Secondary Deviance Social Status and Resources of “Deviant” ? ? Y’ALL...
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