EnteringDeviance

EnteringDeviance - Entering a Deviant Career There are...

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Entering a Deviant Career There are different ways of entering a deviant career. Length of time for example - Some are entered cautiously, others are like a baptism. (think about the difference of entering a swimming pool. Some step in gingerly, waiting for each body part to adjust. Others just dive right in!) Some people enter into deviance on their own. A vast majority do it through the encouragement and assistance of others (think about if you ever tried cigarettes. Did you go to the store and buy a pack all on your own? Or was it a friend who said, “try this?”) Most often people become involved in their deviance through a change in their circle of friends. New peer groups that are similarly involved in a particular activity take over as the more important association (drug culture, alternative rock cultures)
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Joining a Gang as an Example of Entering a Deviant Career Previous research has attributed joining a gang to three different reasons 1. Those who hold that there is a natural association point of view. Groups of boys
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