SOC100H5 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Mother Teresa, Moral Panic, Structural Functionalism

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Mother teresa lived life so selflessly, bill gates devoting wealth to other people, impoverished community. Deviance: occurs when someone departs from a norm and evokes a negative reaction from others. Norm-breaking is a deviance and results in a negative reaction from others. The negative reaction may be stronger than if you had broken a different norm. When the norm that has been broken is a law. Deviance may be defined differently culture to culture. Something that seems criminal today, may not have seemed criminal 100 years ago. Deviance and crime are not characteristics of individuals or actions. What makes it criminal, is that there is a norm that exists, and there is a reaction to the violation of the norm. Stealing of office supplies is not deviant, unless there is a norm/law of professors not to steal office supplies. Small group of people that used it, wasn"t wide spread. In the u. s, most commonly used from hispanic"s of southwest.

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