SOCI 101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 13: Erving Goffman

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Deviance and Control
o Deviance
Any transgression/violations of socially established norms
The violation may be minor or serious
“oiologists use the ter deiae i a o-judgmental manner
A perso does’t ee hae to do anything to be considered deviant
Stigma—harateristis that disredit people’s lai to a oral
identity
Erving Goffman
The stiga a eoe a perso’s aster status
informal deviance: minor violations of norms
dressing inappropriately at a restaurant
picking your nose
sticking your tongue out
formal deviance: major violations of normsCRIME!
Crime: the violation of laws enacted by society
o Being a hitman
o Driving above the speed limit
Deviant behavior can change from time to time and place to place
o Noral ehaior i oe ultural settig ay e laeled
as deiat i aother
ex. smoking week in Colorado v. Nebraska
what is deviant to some is not deviant to others
Ethics in Social Research
o Ethicstell us what is moral, right, or proper and what is not
o Help identify boundaries between right and wrong, good and evil
o Begins and ends with the individual social researcher
o Guide us through a range of concerns, dilemmas, and conflicts that arise over the
proper way to conduct a study
Two values:
Pursuit of knowledge
The rights of research participants or of others in society
o Social research can harm a research participant in several ways: physically,
psychologically, and legally
Physical
It is a straight forward ethical principal that physical harm should
never be performed as part of research
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