Unformatted text preview: • Harm--relevant, but not sufficient. Are all harmful behaviors and thoughts deviant? Are there forms of deviance that aren't harmful? • Criminal--relevant, but not sufficient. Are there criminal acts that wouldn't be defined as deviant? Are there forms of deviance that are criminal? • Positive Deviance? This is an extrapolation of the statistical definition, and shares elements of the "harm" criteria. If we use the idea that deviance entails a negative reaction, and consequences for the deviant, then is positive deviance a useful concept?...
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- Fall '10