3a - – Incest – Murder – Other Violent Crime Manifest...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–5. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Structural Functionalism Basic Components Norms are necessary, Deviance is Functional Focuses on the consequences of behavioral patterns Focuses on the NEEDS of the system (Understanding behavior by relating to system needs Deviance (in general) is universal and persistent
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Durkheim and Anomie Anomie = a sense of normlessness Society attempts to be a stable system Balance Equilibrium All parts working together to promote stability and order Essence of a society Moral Order “Collective Consciousness
Background image of page 2
Functional vs. Dysfunctional Deviance can either be functional or dysfunctional Universal forms of dysfunctional deviance
Background image of page 3

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Background image of page 4
Background image of page 5
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: – Incest – Murder – Other Violent Crime Manifest Function of Deviance • Manifest deviance is that deviance which is obvious or observable • Examples include – Quakers: Oddness of members – Street criminals: direct observable actions – Physically Challenged: ascribed deviance Latent Function of Deviance • Latent deviance is that deviance which is underlying, or hidden. Secondary effects. • Examples include: – Court ordered rehab because they are a drug addict – Cheating on a test by a student – The effect on a marriage from frequenting a Prostitute...
View Full Document

This note was uploaded on 03/01/2011 for the course SOCIOLOGY 340 taught by Professor Richardfey during the Fall '10 term at ASU.

Page1 / 5

3a - – Incest – Murder – Other Violent Crime Manifest...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 5. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online