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Sociology
Course
SOCB50H3
Professor
Joe Hermer
Semester
Fall

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thSeptember 15Defining Deviance and Crime Gommedefinition of deviance as a negative reaction to behaviours ideas and attributesissues in the definition of deviance tension between objectivism and subjectivism connections between deviance and rarity links between deviance and crime and voluntary and involuntary deviancecommon sense and popular culture tells us that what makes people shady characters and outlaws is that they have traversed the line between conformity and deviancesomething is deviant because an individual group or society takes offence and reacts negativelydeviance can encompass both ideas and attributes deviant to worship Satannegative responses do more than simply demarcate deviance they serve as mechanisms of social controlInform
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