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Start for Test 2 - September 29, 2010 Theories of Deviance What is deviance? What causes it? Losing hope – no control – losing all care Alienation – no resources for change Cognitive frame on the world/self History of personal trauma Personality Defy society/getting revenge Associations/learning/access Forms of Deviance Form of deviance is always relative to a different norm Local/group norms: at UT, in a fraternity, etc. Subcultural norms: racial/ethnic group, religion, the South Societal norms: laws Chapter focuses on violations of societal norms (typically serious
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Unformatted text preview: ones) Theories to explain deviance Anomie – Lack of hope A state of reduced commitment to norms or pursuit of goals Comes from? • Lack of access to culturally-valued goals via legitimate means Responses to anomie • Ritualism – reject the goal but uphold means • Retreatism – give up goals and means • Innovation – keep goals, find illegitimate means • Rebellion – try to develop new goals/means Control Differential Association Routine Activities...
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This note was uploaded on 11/17/2010 for the course SOC 330P taught by Professor Maryrose during the Fall '10 term at University of Texas.

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