Unformatted text preview: -not all deviance involves an action or choice Social Control- attempts by society to regulate people’s thoughts and behavior Criminal Justice System- a formal response by police, courts, and prison officials to alleged violations of the law Issues of Social organization How a society defines deviance Who is branded as deviant? What people decide to do about deviance? The Biological Context Cesare Lombroso Genetic research today seek links between biology and crime Concluded that genetic factors(especially defective genes) together with envioronmental factors… Personality Factors Reckless and Dinitz (1967) Research concluded that personality controls deviant impulses...
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- Spring '11
- Sociology, Applying Theory Sexuality, low income increase