Deviance

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Deviance in Sport Introduction
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Introduction Deviance a new topic - since mid 1970’s Deviance, by definition, is going against the standard socialized norms and values of society. Social position (status) Social roles (expected behavior) Role conflict (priorities = values) Deviance is relevant to person’s sub culture
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Deviance in Sport Media Athletes Coaches Management officials Promoters Agents Spectators
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History of Deviance Ben Johnson story (first big shocking story that could not be covered up) People conclude that deviance in sport is getting out of control. (intercollegiate, etc.) Popular belief in positive consequences of sport so deviance shock and disappoint Jump to conclusion that society is eroding.
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Issues in Deviance What problems are faced when studying deviance in sport? What is deviance? How identify in sport? How often does serious deviance in sport occur? Is use of performance enhancing drugs a symptom of serious deviance?
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