Intro to Sociology Notes 2/19/16
Intro to Sociology Notes 2/19/16 SOC1001
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Intro to Sociology Labeling Theory Lower SES cleass people are generally regarded as most deviant Structural Strain Theory Culture tells us what we need… what we desire- Defines the Goals Structure is about Opportunity- provides the means of obtaining goals Goals and Means gap o Conformists o Innovationists o Ritualists o Retreatists o Rebels Solution- reduce goals or provide opportunity Two Kinds of Crime in America Elite Crime o Difficult to detect, investigate, or prosecute o Upper SES groups o Sophisticated crime and difficult to detect o Delayed effects o Elaborate legal defense o Disproportionately white majority with power o High $, moral and physical consequences o White White middle age to old Street Crime o East to detect, investigate and prosecute o Lower SES groups o Simple crime with high visibility o Immediate Effects o Poor legal defense o Disproportionately poor and minority no power o Low $ moral and physical consequences o People of color o Young