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Deviance, Crime, and Control Beyond the Straight and Narrow by Lorne Tepperman

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


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Number of Pages352
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ISBN 100195419529
ISBN 109780195419528

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Deviance is behavior that violates social norms and arouses negative social reactions. Crime is behavior that is considered so serious that it violates formal laws prohibiting such behavior. Social control refers to ways in which a society tries to prevent and . Deviance and Social Control: A Sociological Perspective, Second Edition serves as a guide to students delving into the fascinating world of deviance for the first s Michelle Inderbitzin, Kristin A. Bates, and Randy Gainey offer a clear overview of issues and perspectives in the field, including introductions to classic and current sociological theories as well as Cited by: 7. Deviance and Social Control: A Sociological Perspective, Second Edition serves as a guide to students delving into the fascinating world of deviance for the first s Michelle Inderbitzin, Kristin A. Bates, and Randy Gainey offer a clear overview of issues and perspectives in the field, including introductions to classic and current sociological theories as well as . Chapter 7: Deviance, Crime, and Social Control Social Issues in the News Recalling this book’s emphasis on changing society, how can crime and deviance be reduced? These are questions that sociologists have long tried to answer, and we explore possible answers in the pages that follow.

From then on, social control began to be understood in a more delineated fashion to refer to the control of deviance and/or crime, in which meaning the . Deviance is any behavior that violates social norms, and is usually of sufficient severity to warrant disapproval from the majority of society. Deviance can be criminal or non‐criminal. The sociological discipline that deals with crime (behavior that violates laws) is criminology (also known as criminal justice).Today, Americans consider such activities as alcoholism, excessive . Chapter 7: Deviance, Crime, and Social Control Social Issues in the News A central message of this book so far is that society is possible because people conform to its norms, values, and roles. As the sad story of the year-old Boston voter illustrates, this chapter has a different message: that people often violate their society’s. Introduction to Deviance, Crime, and Social Control; Deviance and Control; Theoretical Perspectives on Deviance; Crime and the Law; Key Terms; Section Summary; Section Quiz; Short Answer; Further Research; References.

This is “Deviance, Crime, and Social Control”, chapter 7 from the book Sociology: Comprehensive Edition (v. ). For details on it (including licensing), click here. This book is licensed under a Creative Commons by-nc-sa license. Deviance also serves to draw the line between conforming members of society and “outsiders”, or the non-conforming members. Reinforces the sense of community and the belief in shared values. Deviance can help prompt social change by identifying problem areas. Deviance, Crime, and Control: Beyond the Straight and Narrow, second edition, assumes that deviance is normal behavior and conformity is socially constructed. The 'discovery' of deviant behavior indicates society's degree of cohesion, tolerance, and control over individuals. The benchmarks for what constitutes 'deviance' are in a constant state of change. control theory: a theory that states social control is directly affected by the strength of social bonds and that deviance results from a feeling of disconnection from society corporate crime: crime committed by white-collar workers in a business environment.