Durkheim - Critical Theory Functionalism: relations of...

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Durkheim, ”The functions of crime” Crime in every society: has a function Function: reinforces the norm Creates a social bond Deviances and Norms Deviant behavior Positive and negative sanctions Formal and informal sanctions Deviant = not normal Sanction = a reaction of others to a person or group to make sure they comply with social norms; reaction Positive and negative sanctions can be formal and informal
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Unformatted text preview: Critical Theory Functionalism: relations of power? Norms and inequalities Separation, one group being dominant Norms and social control Heteronormality- the normal way of being is living as a heterosexual Norms and Social Control How one group becomes more dominant over another Ex. Prison and school Making sure we comply with certain rules...
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This note was uploaded on 10/14/2011 for the course SOCI 1101 taught by Professor Beck during the Fall '08 term at University of Georgia Athens.

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