Essays Tagged: "Deviance (sociology)"

Dangerous driving and the effects on Youth.

ol theory, when the strength of inner and outer controls are powerful and pressuring, the levels of deviance will be lower. On the other hand, if an individual's controls are weak, and outside societa ... if an individual's controls are weak, and outside societal influences are lower, then the level of deviance will increase.In relation to this article which considering dangerous driving, an individua ...

(8 pages) 189 0 4.7 Oct/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Aspects of Social Bonding Theory.

ther a theory of prosocial behavior used often by sociologists and criminologists to better explain deviance and criminality. The theory proposes that delinquent acts result when a person's bond to so ...

(6 pages) 256 1 4.8 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

In the context of crime, what are the purposes of punishment and does it work?

ects are of being labelled deviant. Labelling a primary deviant as a criminal may lead to secondary deviance. Labelling is particularly important for juvenile offenders. Not all-juvenile offenders are ... rnet encyclopaediaEncarta encyclopaediaGrolier encyclopaediaCullen, Francis T. Rethinking Crime and Deviance ...

(6 pages) 207 1 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Pot of Gold

rijuana busts because you get good cars." These comments shift the blame, placing the hypocrisy and deviance onto those set to enforce.Merton, talks about goals and means. Bob and Wendy, the republica ... m will have to change.References1. Becker, H.S., (1999). "Marihuana Use and Social Control." Social Deviance. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc. pp 214-222.2. Merton, R.K., (1999). "Social St ...

(4 pages) 38 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Comic Books-this was for a Socy 227 project.

nto the illustrated pages of the creative short story. X-Men 2099 provides multiple examples of how deviance plays a pivotal role in the development of character traits as well as the driving forces b ...

(4 pages) 32 0 5.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Positive deviance: Encouraging Social Change Through Passive Resistance.

Deviance can be a powerful tool to encourage social change. Why does deviance encourage this change? ... o encourage social change. Why does deviance encourage this change? I believe the answer is simple. Deviance sets in motion inside of everyone's head a thought process. People begin to think positivel ... gin to think positively and negatively about what happened, especially when it is highly publicized deviance. Opinions are formed and about what has happened. People begin to debate with each other ab ...

(3 pages) 47 0 1.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Differntial Association Theory Of Devience

"Differential Association Theory of Deviance" People either voluntarily or involuntarily deviate from social order and cul ... ded as deviant or eccentric depending on the severity of non-traditional behavior. When we speak of deviance we refer to departure from the rules of conformity and behavioral acts in which others disa ... pon the time, the place, the individual, and the audience. For this reason sociologists stress that deviance is relative." There are several theories concerning deviant behavior which ha ...

(4 pages) 76 0 0.0 Mar/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Deviant Behavior In The Movie "Instinct"

For my study on deviance, I will consult the fictional motion picture "Instinct". Using Labeling Theory as my ... y Anthony Hopkins), as well as how the individual's society controls and perpetuates this perceived deviance. Finally, I plan to discuss the overtly presented cause of deviance in Dr. Powell's unique ... psychologist, Dr. Theo Caulder (Cuba Gooding).Before attempting to discuss or explain Dr. Powell's deviance, I will briefly discuss just what it means to adhere to a Labeling Theory of deviance. This ...

(5 pages) 2966 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Deviant Behavior

(1 pages) 88 0 4.2 Nov/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

social organized crime

(3 pages) 2 0 0.0 Sep/2014

Subjects: Law & Government Essays