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Unformatted text preview: customers. The factors that have contributed to the idea that prostitution is a deviant behavior comes from social factors, religion and moral upbringing, in which people are taught that prostitution is wrong and those that do so are not socially acceptable. When a person of powerful status commits a crime of deviant behavior, more often than not the person will receive very little to no prison time and or receive a fine and made to pay restitution to those they harmed; those with powerful status usually commit white collar crimes, such as fraud, and crimes dealing with money. While others of lower social power commit crimes that deal 2 with theft of property, assault, and other crimes against other people. These people usually get larger prison sentences and are labeled a deviant person, while the person of higher social power will rarely be labeled as such. 3...
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