GROUP ASSIGNMENT THEORIES ON DEVIANCE

GROUP ASSIGNMENT THEORIES ON DEVIANCE - Deviance occurs...

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Derika Harris Principles of Sociology GROUP ASSIGNMENT “THEORIES ON DEVIANCE” CHAPTER 7 1. Which theory do you think best explains deviance? I believe that the Labeling Theory is the theory that best explains deviance. 2. List 3 points that you think are positive about your theory. If society starts to identify that person as deviant, it will begin to have an effect on that person.
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Unformatted text preview: Deviance occurs when the individual repeatedly violates the norms and begins to take on a deviant identity. Deviance and conformity result not from what people do, but how society responds to those actions. 3. List 1 point that you think is negative about your theory. Stigma is a strong negative label that changes a persons self -identity and self -concept....
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This note was uploaded on 06/02/2011 for the course ENG 1001 taught by Professor Jones during the Spring '11 term at Arkansas State.

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