SOCI 262 Winter 2013
Application Questions for Jesus Camp
1. Identify moments of the social typing in the film. These can be
example within the evangelical community, between the
evangelical community and other Christians, and/or the
What is Deviance to me?
Manoeuvring around something youre supposed to do.
Doing something that is against popular opinion.
Deviant Acts: Evading Taxes. Infidelity
Deviant Behaviour: Lying, faking
Image, style. Tatoos.
Objective Theories of Deviance
What is an objective theory of deviance?
Violation of social norms
o Why do people violate norms
Focus is on causes and consequences of deviance
NOT why is something deviant, but WHY do people violate norms
30 multiple choice
answer 4 short answer questions out of 6
Mostly on material after the second midterm
Know chapter 9 very well!
Some questions on the film
Bit of cumulative
Major themes of the course
o Subjective objective
Q: Explain the concept of dominant moral codes and the role
they play in the social construction of deviance.
The subjective view of deviance believes that deviance is a social
construction. Social constructionism is the perspective that social
In class Writing Exercise.
1. explain the concept of dominant moral codes and the role they play
in the social construction of deviance
What is deviance?
Carries a certain stigma.
Focuses on patterns and commonalities in