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Click to edit Master subtitle style  5/1/11 SOCI 1080 Deviant Behavior Physical Characteristics as Deviance
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 5/1/11 Stigma as Master Status and a Moral Career stigma , or the “manifestation or outward  appearance of an inner deficiency, that either has  been or may be noticed, that results or would  result in infamy and dishonor" (Goffman 1963)  becomes the possessor's  master trait or  status,   from which everything about the person is  Erving Goffman:  Stigma
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 5/1/11 Resistance:  non-shaming of one's identity Eg, the homosexual subculture Internalization:  acceptance W. I. Thomas- Definition of the situation  and self- fulfilling prophecy Two Paths for the Stigmatized
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 5/1/11 Ways of categorization: Social Valuation - public opinion- eg, "Is having a  tattoo  good or bad?" Acquisition of  Trait-  Was the trait:  acquired   Involuntarily - Is it  innate ?  OR  Was the trait  acquired  Voluntarily -  An addict's HIV. Physical Characteristics as a form of  Deviance
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 5/1/11 Abominations of the Body: Includes: Physical Incapacity Violations of Aesthetic Norms Why our fascination with abominations? Just world hypothesis: defy our idea the world is a just 
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