Unformatted text preview: The factors that have contributed to the idea that prostitution is a deviant behavior comes from social factors, religion and moral upbringing, in which people are taught that prostitution is wrong and those that do so are not socially acceptable. When a person of powerful status commits a crime of deviant behavior, more often than not the person will receive very little to no prison time and or a find and made to pay restitution to those they harmed; those with powerful status usually commit white collar crimes, such as fraud, and crimes dealing with money. While others of lower social power commit crimes that deal with theft of property, bodily harm to others, and crimes against others. These people usually get larger prison sentences and are labeled a deviant person, while the person of higher social power will rarely be labeled as such....
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This note was uploaded on 10/04/2010 for the course SOC 120 SOC 120 taught by Professor Dontremember during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.
- Spring '10