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Topic 3: Crime and Deviation Crime and Deviation.

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Department
Sociology
Course
SOC103H1
Professor
Adam Green
Semester
Fall

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Topic 3Crime and DeviancesWeek 3 LectureNS chp14NQ chp2324Deviances breaking a norm eliciting a negative reaction from others Crimes breaking a law Difference in the rulebreaking qualitiesTypes of deviance and crime by seriousnessMeasure of seriousness Consensus crime 1 how harmful the act in question is deemed to be Conflict crime 2 how much agreement there is that the behavior is wrong Social deviation 3 the severity of the sanction or punishment imposed on Social diversion that behavior eg 1 Male Initiation Rites in Papa New GuineaBleed out his mothers bloodSwallow a males spermeg2 1992 Nova Scotia Mine Disaster 26 deathwho has the main responsibility The mine ownerIn Canada there are 40 more deaths in industrial accidents than in homicideAre these Crimes The Definition of Crimes are not by intrinsic natures of the acts but how society define those acts Power is crucial in constructing the structure of crimedeviancesPower the ability to carry out his or her own will despite resistance eg3 Crim
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