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Unformatted text preview: Have "objective" explanation as their goal Theory of Action-Reaction Action is rational and non-problematic Deviants deviate and are labeled as such. Enforcement is directed at maintaining Order. Norms: protect the group, They are enacted for the common good. Deviance/deviants harm society. Social control is rational, and directed towards restoring societal integration Central question for positivist approaches: Why do they do it? Discover cause; control individual (group); restore order ....
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This note was uploaded on 11/09/2011 for the course SCIE SYG2000 taught by Professor Bernhardt during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
- Fall '10