Week 10 going on 11 notes Soc 100
Week 10 going on 11 notes Soc 100 SOC 100
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Craig 1 Ajane Craig Professor Most Soc 100 3/30/16 Week 10 of Soc 100 notes A few key terms and side notes of this week due to the break: Personal pathology a social factor, as poverty, old age, or crime that tends to increase social disorganization and inhibit personal adjustment. 2. The study of such factors and the social problems they produce. Physical characteristics are defining traits or features about your body. The first thing you see when you look at someone could be their hair, clothes, nose, or figure. These are all examples of physical characteristics. Know the difference between: Lombroso & Sheldon theory IQ level A low IQ means greater pomposity to commit a crime, lower IQ make it likely to get caught. Double Y chromosomes xyy means more likely to be violent (linked to height) Sanctions depend on: - Norm being violated and the important circumstances - Status of violator - Remorse shown by violator Structural functional * know Durkheim anomie *Know Martin Strain theory Adaptation Cultural goals are emphasized but they lack approved means to achieve Adaptation Approved goals Approved means conformity accept accept innovation accept reject ritualism reject accept retreatism reject reject Craig 2 Ajane Craig Professor Most Soc 100 3/30/16 rebellion Reject/replace Reject/replace Opportunity theory: (Cloward and Ohlin) opportunity to acquire through illegitimate means Street crimes robbery, burglary, drug dealing, prostitution, vandalism, murder assault (*stronger sanctions more prosecution) White Collar crimes embezzlement, fraud, tax evasion, identity theft etc. (* Not prosecuted but to same extinct fined) Corporate crimes: crimes committed by executives to benefit corporate gain (environmental pollution, unsafe products) Conflict Perspective: Power is central in defining deviance and crime Distinction on lower class Durkheim Deviance Serves three functions: 1.) Clarifies group boundaries and affirms norms 2.) Promotes social unity 3.) Promotes social change Symbolic Interaction – (Edwin Sutherland) Differential association theory learning to be deviant takes place in groups. Labeling theory – Deviant label given to certain people come to accept, act accordingly
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