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Department
Sociology
Course
SOCIOL 1A06
Professor
Sandra Colavecchia
Semester
Fall

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Deviance and Crime 3/6/2013 12:33:00 PM Crime vs. Deviance Deviance: violation of social norms (rules that guide our behaviour) Crime: violation of law Informal versus formal social control A sociological Perspective Crime and deviance are socially constructed Questions Can you think of activities that were once criminalized and have since become decriminalized? Alternatively, activities that have overtime become criminalized? Can you think of examples of people who were once deemed to be criminals and later hailed as heroes? John Hagan Northern Passage: American Vietname war resisters Severity 1. how harmful the act is 2. How much agreement there is that John Hagan 1. Consensus Crimes  “mala in se”: evil in themselves  i.e. homicide  Greater agreement, harsher penalties 2. Conflict Crimes  “ma
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