SOCA02H3 Chapter Notes - Chapter 7: Acquaintance Rape, Lady Justice, Attachment Theory

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When someone departs from a norm and evokes a negative reaction from others. crime law. A norm stipulated and enforced by government bodies. Sanctions informal punishment may involve raised eyebrows, gossip, ostracism, shaming, or stigmatization informal punishment. A mild sanction that is imposed during face-to-face interaction, not by the judicial system. stigmatized. Negatively evaluated because of a marker that distinguishes them from others and that is labelled as socially unacceptable. formal punishment. Minor acts of deviance that are generally perceived as relatively harmless and that evoke, at most, a mild societal reaction, such as amusement or disdain. Many people are apathetic or unclear about whether social diversions are, in fact, deviant social deviations. Non-criminal departures from norms that are nonetheless subject to official control. Some members of the public regard them as somewhat harmful while other members of the public do not. conflict crimes conflict crimes. Illegal acts that many people consider harmful to society.

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