Unformatted text preview: immigrants) • sometimes government institutions and officials become deviant themselves! (illegal wiretappings, police assaulting residents, racial profiling--DWB, sterilization of poor women) • Labeling theory--the creation of deviance by defining acts and groups as deviant (e.g., at one time dancing rock-n-roll was considered deviant) • primary deviance--the act of breaking a norm • secondary deviance--labeling behavior may cause persons to turn to more deviant behavior...
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- Fall '10
- Sociology, Deviance I. Deviance