yg10 - Deviance & Crime SYG 2000 Week 6 Chapter 6 E S C...

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Unformatted text preview: Deviance & Crime SYG 2000 Week 6 Chapter 6 E S C E N E D O N O T C R O S S C R I M E S C E N E D O N R I M E Deviance & Crime • What is Deviance? • Conformity & Social Control • Deviance & Social Coherence • Deviance & Crime • Types of Crimes • Crime in the US • The Criminal Justice System • Globalization & Crime Conformity & Social Control • Folkways, Mores, & Taboos • Stigma : An attribute that changes you “from a whole and usual person to a tainted & discounted one” – 3 Strategies to Neutralize Stigma (Goffman) • Minstrelization • Normification • Militant Chauvinism Conformity & Social Control: Deviant Subcultures • Subculture : A group that evolves within a dominant culture, always more or less hidden and closed to outsiders • Deviant subcultures – Punishment – # of participants – Complexity Conformity & Social Control: Deviant Subcultures • Youth Gangs as Deviant Subculture • Youth Gangs Today Deviance & Social Coherence • Durkheim argued that deviance is useful to society in FOUR ways: – Affirms cultural norms & values – Clarifies moral boundaries – Heightens group solidarity – Encourages social change Deviance & Social Coherence: E xplaining Deviance • Differential association (Sutherland, 1940): Deviance occurs when...
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This note was uploaded on 02/04/2011 for the course SYG 2000 taught by Professor Joos during the Spring '08 term at University of Florida.

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yg10 - Deviance & Crime SYG 2000 Week 6 Chapter 6 E S C...

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