Student Teacher

Description

Overview:
Unit 6 – Deviance and Social ControlRead: Chapter 7 pages 136 – 138Definition of Deviance. - The effects of deviance on society: Promotes social solidarity by distinguishing “us” from “them;” Helps people adjust to change and ease the shock; Provides a way in which some individuals and groups introduce their agenda to the rest of society.  Are there any universal laws?  It seems that in every society murder is a crime-- (But there are a very wide set of circumstances under which killing is permitted.  What one society considers to be murder, another will consider a justifiable homicide example, in one society in the middle east a woman can be beheaded for adultery.  What American court would levy this sentence?!)Identify methods of social control - Conformity vs. ObedienceSociological Theoretical Perspectives of Deviance: Functionalist Perspective, Conflict Perspective and Interactionist Perspective of DevianceSociology: Understanding and Changing the Social World, Read:  Page 199 - 200 Table 7.1 “Theory Snapshot: Summary of Sociological Explanations of Deviance and Crime” Specific Theoretical Perspectives of Deviance: Durkheim’s Function of Deviance, Robert Merton’s Anomie Theory of Deviance, Subculture Theory of Deviance, Social Control Theory, Feminist Perspective, Sutherland’s Differential Association Theory, Labeling TheorySociology: Understanding and Changing the Social World, Read: Pages 200-210
Subject:
Sociology
Level:
Community College / Lower Division
Material Type:
Module
Author:
Date Added:
05/03/2017

Comments

Standards

No Alignments yet.

Evaluations

No evaluations yet.

Tags (3)