Chapter 6: Social Control & Deviance
Chapter 6: Social Control & Deviance SOC 100
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Chapter 6 Lecture Notes Deviance 0 Any behavior that violates a social norm Includes behavior coded into laws and policies as well as behaviors informally agreed upon 0 Not a property inherited in certain forms of cultures some places it may not be deviant May not be morally wrong but are still deviant Underground railroad Some behaviors in this culture are deviant in others Particular behaviors we de ne as deviant change over time Norms become coded 0 Laws Supreme court rulings O Policies Antidiscrimination statements What leads to deviance O Anomie sense of aimlessness and hopelessness because of little regulation after a social change Poor person wins lottery 0 Strain when society provides same goals but different means per person to reach it Deviance turns to quotinnovationquot 0 Labeling socially determined not based on actions If you get caught or not Shape how we39re seen and our future opportunities Milgram experiment 0 People were told to shock a person when he got the question wrong Some died due to extreme electrical shocks the shockers could hear them screaming and knew when and if they passed 0 65 continued in baseline How does society avoid deviance O Premodern society Law division of labor people engage in similarjobs and beliefs I Consciousness and identity is collective Deviance offends collective consciousness Sanction punitive setting an example 0 Modern society High division labor people engage in different jobs and beliefs I Consciousness and identity are individual I Deviance interrupts potential contributions to society I Sanctions rehabilitative Modern social control 0 3 main types lnternalization of social norms Becomes automatic Structure of social experiment I Make deviance less tempting Employment of formal and informal sanctions Laws and social norms Bentham and foucalt 0 Debate on surveillance as a way to deter deviance O Bentham pentaoctagon room Used in prisons Guards in middles prisoners on the outside give the guards a better ability to see the prisoners O Foucalt security cameras Age matters older generation always aware of cameras because it39s new to them How does surveillance shape one39s behavior