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insulting them at obstacle course making him run with pants down ° 4. Depersonalization VS. degradation forcing you to lose yourself to become just a war person vs. embarrassing yourself in front of others
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° 5. Values and Beliefs old value: life is sacred new value: kill as quickly as you can, or die old belief: I matter, I’m important new belief: old norm: don’t kill new norm: kill as much as you can ° norm’s often reflect the value ° ° old value: it’s important to be yourself ° new value: you need to conform ° ° old belief: there is justice ° new belief: there is no justice ° ° old norm: treat people with respect ° new norm: hazing is ok ° ° Value: something that is good and just ° Norms: socially accepted rules of behaviors
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° 3 Types of Norms: folkways, mores, taboos ° ° Deviant Behavior: behavior that violates norms Deviant does not equal “bad” It’s not up to sociologists- we study it, we don’t pass judgment Deviant behavior can actually be “good” Deviance is relative ° Breaching a Norm is to intentionally violate a norm with the purpose of observing the results Two Goals: 1. Demonstrate that people are constantly working… …to interpret their and other’s behavior 2. Experience what it’s like to be a deviant Deviants are relative because norms are relative I. Norms are relative a. The norms (rules) in effect… 1. …depend on the situation 2. …differ between cultures 3. …differ between subcultures 4. …change over time ° 1. Depend on The Situation
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Situation: College Party o Norms in effect: drinking beer is ok, even encouraged/ mandatory Situation: Cops come o Norms in effect: drinking beer is not ok ° Thus deviance is relative to the situation. the rules depend on the situation thus violating the rules depends on the situation ° ° Killing Norms are relative to the situation Situation: Romantic Rivalry o Norms: killing is against the law Situation: War o Norms: killing is encouraged when deemed necessary ° 2. Norms Differ Between Culture Ikizokuri o Japanese Norms: food should be as fresh as possible, including live animals. Food should be as beautiful as possible, including natural beauty 3. Norms Differ Between Subcultures The Juggalos ° 4. Norms Change Over Time ° ° is murder always wrong? Yes
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for any act, there are always many terms some terms mean the deviant form of the act some terms mean the normative form of the act keep the words we use distinct from the act itself deviant: murder normative: self defense terms vs acts o murder is always wrong by definition o robbery is always wrong, but by definition not by the act ° ° Conformity Definition: a change in behavior due to the real or imagined influence of other people Muzafer Sherif: asked why do people conform?
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