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Today Essay 2 – instructions up on WebCT Group presentations- please email a time for us to meet and discuss your group project Go over Ch.6 – Deviance
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Essay 2 Due Monday Oct 20th Instructions are on WebCT Follow a news story for one week, drawing from multiple sources Thomas theorem
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What is Deviance? “ It is not the act itself, but the reactions to the act, that make something deviant.” – Howard Becker, 1966 Behavior that is recognized as violating expected rules and norms. Behavior that departs significantly from social expectations.
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What is Deviance? Relativity of Deviance What is Deviant to Some is not Deviant to Others “Deviance” is a Nonjudgmental Term in sociology
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Deviance Terminology Deviance… Violation of Rules or Norms Crime… Violation of Norms as Laws Stigma… Blemishes on “Normal” Identity
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Smoking and Deviance Once considered “cool”, smokers are now considered to be deviants, scorned as polluters, and often banished to outside office buildings, as here.
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Deviance Terminology Social Order Group’s Usual Social Arrangement Social Control… Group’s Formal and Informal Means of Enforcing Norms Sanctions : negative and positive
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Explanations of Deviance Sociology Look for Answers Outside Individuals Social Class Sociobiology Look for Answers Inside Individuals Genetic Predispositions
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Explanations of Deviance Psychology Focuses on Abnormalities Within Individuals Personality Disorders Deviant Personalities
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Symbolic Interactionist Perspective
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