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Unformatted text preview: -This produces “social solidarity” o Normality is defined through a contrast with criminality/deviance-The practical benefit is in managing work load -Benefit society through allowing for innovations/adaptation o MLK o Gandhi o American revolutionaries -Otherwise individuals would be “pathological over controlled” Durkheim’s Legacy -Social disorganization (Chicago school)-Anomie/Strain theory o Anomie is “normlessness” taking place amid social or economic upheaval -Control theory -Sociological insight- the sum is greater than the tally of the parts o Group dynamics are essential to understanding behavior, individual characteristics are only part of the story...
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This note was uploaded on 02/22/2012 for the course CRJS 100 taught by Professor Stew during the Fall '11 term at Maryland.
- Fall '11