Soc 100 Week 13 Study Guide

Soc 100 Week 13 Study Guide - Week 13 Study Guide What is...

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Week 13 Study Guide What is social control ? The techniques and strategies that are used in preventing deviant human behavior in society What is conformity ? You go along with a hierarchical structure especially when individuals are part of the same strata. Important to maintain social control What is obedience ? Obedience is the compliance within an overarching hierarchical structure. What is the difference between informal and formal social control ? Informal social control—Casual ways that reinforce social norms (Parents, friends, teachers) Formal social control—Authorized social agents. (Cops, judges, military) What is the law ? The law is governmental form of social control. There is some type of consequence or result from breaking the law What is control theory ? Control theory is our connection to other members of society leas us to conform to societies standards. Peer group or community is really important in forcing us to do what we are supposed to do. Obedience to hierarchy in order for your parents and friends to maintain safety. What is deviance
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