Unformatted text preview: a result of being labeled as deviant. This happens because the label becomes a part of the person's self-concept. Secondary deviance is the process that occurs when a person who has been labeled a deviant accepts that new identity and continues the deviant behavior (Kendall, 1998:196). According to Henslin (2004:146), labels open and close doors. Once a person is labeled as deviant, often that person is forced to have almost exclusive contact with other deviants....
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- Fall '10
- Sociology, Primary deviance, secondary deviance, deviant accepts