SOC 200 __ 09.20.16.docx - Notes on Sociology 200 9.20.16 Deviance the fact or state of departing from usual or accepted standards especially in social

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Notes on Sociology 200: 9.20.16 Deviance : the fact or state of departing from usual or accepted standards, especially in social or sexual behavior. /// Structural Functionalism : deviance clarifies moral boundaries and promotes social cohesion. Conflict Theory : definitions and rules of deviance are applied unequally based on power Symbolic Interactionism : definitions are relative and depend on culture, time, period, and the situation. * We have socially appropriate goals, and appropriate means for achieving those goals. Self-fulfilling prophecy * A self-fulfilling prophecy : A self-fulfilling prophecy is a prediction that directly or indirectly causes itself to become true, by the very terms of the prophecy itself, due to positive feedback
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Unformatted text preview: between belief and behavior.-Ex. Telling a student they will fail a class or never succeed, telling someone they are likely to try drugs or alcohol starting at a young age. * Positive Prophecy-Ex. Telling a child or student they will succeed or excel in an area; telling a child they will go to college one day. Social Camouflage * Stigma : a mark of disgrace associated with a particular circumstance, quality, or person. * Passing: the attempt of a person to belong to a group of other than what they belong to (WEEABOOS AWJSDZJ)-Ex: Race, religion, sexuality. * Codified : written down, official....
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