Ch_6_Deviance

Ch_6_Deviance - Ch6Deviance:Outline Ch6Deviance:Outline...

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Ch 6 Deviance:  Outline Ch 6 Deviance:  Outline What is Deviance? What is Crime? Social Control Competing  Explanations of  Deviance Biological Psychological Sociological Symbolic  Interactionism Differential  Association Control Theory Labeling Theory Functionalism 3 main functions of  Deviance Strain Theory Differential  Opportunity Theory
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Deviance Deviance Deviance- -violations of norms and  rules Crime-- the violation of a society’s  norms which have been put into  criminal law Social order —a groups usual and  customary social arrangements Social Control —which is a groups  formal and informal means of  enforcing its norms
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Competing Explanations Competing Explanations  of Deviance  of Deviance Biologists  explain deviance by looking for answers within individuals look for  genetic predispositions  that lead people to commit crime evolutionary throwbacks research has indicated  no conclusive link  between an individuals  biological makeup and criminal tendencies Psychologists  explain crime by focusing on abnormalities within  individuals.
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This note was uploaded on 03/28/2010 for the course SOCL 2025 taught by Professor Jueng during the Fall '08 term at LSU.

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