Essays Tagged: "deviant behavior"

History of Mental Health

nd subsequently to the church and local government. Since colonial society was predominately rural, deviant behavior was largely tolerated. In sparsely settled areas, persons who broke social rules co ... 00 concentrations of population in the growing cities made the public much more aware of 'queer' or deviant behavior. Wealthy businessmen and merchants had begun giving large sums of money for chariti ...

(18 pages) 706 1 4.4 May/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

(Korean History) Death of Crown Prince Sado and Lady Hyegyong- Prince Sado's insanity and the events that led to his death

at Choson Pavilion without the guidance of his father, Prince Sado began getting into trouble. His deviant behavior is said to have started with palace matron Han's suggestion to let the Prince play ...

(5 pages) 45 0 4.0 Jun/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

Deviance and social control.

orm. It is impossible to define it exactly because not everyone agrees on what should be considered deviant behavior. According to functionalists, deviance is both negative and positive for a society. ... Militia groups are examples of these types of people. The pursue a goal of changing society through deviant means.The control theory states that compliance with social norms requires strong bonds betw ...

(4 pages) 453 2 3.5 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology


derlying causes of this stigmatization. Many studies point to the relationship the disease has with deviant behavior. Others suggest that fear of contagion is the actual culprit. Examining the existin ... ield of social work due to our growing involvement with the HIV positive population. Association to Deviant/Marginal Behavior one of the most clearly and often identified causes of AIDS related stigma ...

(7 pages) 92 1 3.4 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Should Music be Censored?

o has opposed censoring music, ridiculed Gore's assertion that certain types of music could promote deviant behavior saying, "I wrote a song about dental floss but did anyone's teeth get cleaner?"Toda ...

(3 pages) 69 0 4.5 Jun/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Construction of difference within the homosexual population.

prime example would be the treatment of homosexuals, whom have long been criticized for displaying "deviant" behavior. Whether it is religious realms that are the skeptics or a political institution t ... s can be material artifacts or, in keeping with the topic, a universal belief that homosexuality is deviant. Through the word of mouth, the stigma that is attached to homosexuals has been consumed and ...

(5 pages) 113 1 4.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Society has a responsibility to create and enforce laws that prohibit self destructive behavior and promote a decent moral environment.

n terms of Self-Destructive ConductAccording to sociologists, self-destructive conduct is a type of deviant behavior and in many countries such behaviors are banned and defined as crimes. 3.5 million ... ugs cause an imbalance in brain secretions and thus make the person more likely to participate in a deviant activity (McCaghy, 310). Besides, almost half -41 percent- of all fatal traffic crashes in 2 ...

(5 pages) 132 1 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Violence in Film

films that this paper will discuss are westerns, war movies, and American cities/society violence (deviant behavior of citizens).The American Heritage Dictionary defines violence as; Physical force e ... ietnam War, and this film, as a result could also thematically portray how all men of this society, deviants or non-deviants, are willing to do what is necessary for the good of the country. If that i ...

(10 pages) 124 0 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Cultural Background Paper

nsist of ideas of what is important in life. This will guide the rest of the culture toward what is deviant behavior and what is acceptable. Norms are expectations of how people behave in certain situ ...

(4 pages) 473 0 4.3 Mar/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Differntial Association Theory Of Devience

t of reasons and in several different ways. This demonstration of non-conformity can be regarded as deviant or eccentric depending on the severity of non-traditional behavior. When we speak of devianc ... erance levels which result in negative reactions from the community. "Whether an act is regarded as deviant often depends upon the time, the place, the individual, and the audience. For this reason so ...

(4 pages) 76 0 0.0 Mar/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Deviant Behavior Associated With Fraternity Parties

ed link involving fraternities and deviance. It is the purpose of this study to further investigate deviant behavior within the fraternity party setting and demonstrate how strain and differential ass ... provide possible explanations as to why fraternities do not consider their actions to be defined as deviant.Observations In order to guarantee that the data for this study was uncontaminated by possib ...

(6 pages) 34 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol


aphic web site pop up. "If there ever was an invention that promised instant access to all kinds of deviant behavior, it was the internet." (Kirtley 1) Internet pornography should be banned from ... g the web without supervision. The Internet is like an invention that allows access to all kinds of deviant behavior and if there isn't something done to stop that, then it is going to continue to gro ...

(10 pages) 27 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Breaking Bonds In S'pore

public, the sponsors, the government bodies and academics alike. It is similar to being grouped as deviant behavior of the group as viewed by the society. The act of non- conformity to a set of norms ... s are mostly (if not all) government bodies like NCB.Why do the concerned scholars still want to be deviant although there is the risk of being named publicly by their sponsors? In a second interview ...

(8 pages) 13 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Deviance In Prison

cial Control Henslin, M. (1997). Down to Earth Sociology Matza, D. (1969). Becoming Deviant Text relations: Since I will be talking about how the structures of these institutions play ... out how the structures of these institutions play a pivotal role on how these inmates produce their deviant behavior. Some of the books talk about the institutions and how are their structures dependi ...

(1 pages) 17 0 1.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology


mselves and others. They also "posses impulse peculiarities or habit patterns that are traceable to deviant learning." (Damasio, 2000). "They are stimulus seekers and pose the greatest problem for par ... em for parents as children" (Damasio, 2000). They are irresponsible, and have a lack or remorse for deviant behavior. "They have a chronic indifference to and violation of the rights of one's fellow h ...

(1 pages) 19 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Chocolate War

rspiration? What does this say of his character? Why do the Vigils seem to strive on black mail and deviant behavior towards each other. "They murdered him", that is the first phrase spoken in The Cho ... rspiration? What does this say of his character? Why do the Vigils seem to strive on black mail and deviant behavior towards each other."They murdered him", that is the first phrase spoken in The Choc ...

(5 pages) 5 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The World Wide Web Assists Pornographers and Sexual tourism

individuals that sexual exploit children and for individuals that have a curiosity to explore this deviant behavior. The information super highway comes with many rewards and pitfalls, one of those p ... (2005) indicate that the cybersex offenders find the computer and the Internet compelling tools for deviant behavior they provid four general reasons; one provides anonymity, two can groom multiple vi ...

(10 pages) 48 0 4.6 Oct/2007

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

Deviant Behavior

Give an example of a human behavior that is considered deviant in one society but is not considered deviant in others. What are the factors that have contr ... deviant in others. What are the factors that have contributed to this society's perspective of the deviant behavior? Why does this society consider the behavior to be deviant but other societies do n ... er the behavior to be deviant but other societies do not?One man having more than one wife can be a deviant behavior depending on who is looking at it. "The Mormon belief is that polygamy is holy and ...

(1 pages) 88 0 4.2 Nov/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology


hat committed the crime should be punished. The concept of justification for punishment is to deter deviant behavior. Retribution, deterrence, rehabilitation and societal protection are the four justi ... ineteenth-century with the social sciences. The concept of rehabilitation is based on the idea that deviant behavior is learned from ones social environment i.e. poor neighborhoods or the lack of adul ...

(7 pages) 189 0 4.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Burden of Innocence

ity and self worth in the prison he committed deviance by stabbing people. The act of stabbing is a deviant behavior in which these acts offend collective norms and his re-entry into society. When Ric ...

(3 pages) 33 0 5.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology