a manifestation of an aggressive personality Superego people with a strong

A manifestation of an aggressive personality superego

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a manifestation of an aggressive personality Superego people with a strong superego (or conscience) tend to be good, while people with a weak conscience tend to be bad Sociological explanations of why people deviate: o Becker – how people learn to deviate: Deviance is a frequently learned social behavior People learn to enjoy the effects of marijuana. Learning to smoke is a social process, you won’t get the effects of being high unless you smoke properly 1) Learn to smoke properly 2) Learn to perceive the effects 3) Learn to enjoy the effects o Chambliss – why people deviate: He found that it’s not what you do but who you are Labeling theory/societal reaction theory focuses not on the one who commits the deviant act, but one the response of the audience, individuals and behaviors become deviant because they are labeled as such Primary deviance : the first, usually undetected, act of deviance. (trying to fit in to a group) Secondary deviance : The deviance that occurs after the label has been already attached to that person
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