Chapter 6: Deviance and Self-Control
What is Deviance?
Definition: any violation of norms whether it is minor, serious, or humorous.
o Not necessarily the act itself that is deviant, but the reaction to the act.
o Typically in response to people respondin
October 21, 2015
Teen Killed in NY Church: Comparing Two Sources
The article that is reported on from both CNN and Yahoo are both discussing the recent
killing of a teen in NY in a church assault. The scene was left wi
Finsterbusch Reading Assignment
February 5, 2014
Is Third World Immigration a Threat to Americas Way of Life?
In the reading, the two sides of the argument each make valid points that support
their views. Mark Krikorian, who
Chapter 6: Deviance and Social Control
a) Symbolic Interactionist Perspective
a. Deviance is a result of the clash of conflicting definitions of what is means to be
deviant and the situation itself.
a.i. Differential Association Theory
a.ii. Control Theor
Sociology Study guide for Exam #2
Costs of sexism
Hurts both men and women
o Women: limits opportunities and expectations
o Men: Expects a lot out of them (too much sometimes)
Leads to mental and physical illness
Cant experience emotional intimacy