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Flashcards - Theories of Deviance & Social Control

Flashcards - Theories of Deviance & Social Control
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Social conflict theory
Social conflict theory is a Marxist-based social theory which argues that individuals and groups within society interact on the basis of conflict rather than consensus
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Primary deviance
Primary Deviance is the first stage in a theory of deviant identity formation
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Primary deviance
Primary Deviance is the first stage in a theory of deviant identity formation
Social conflict theory
Social conflict theory is a Marxist-based social theory which argues that individuals and groups within society interact on the basis of conflict rather than consensus
deviant acts
In sociology, deviance describes an action or behavior that violates social norms, including a formally enacted rule , as well as informal violations of social norms
Strain theory
In sociology and criminology, strain theory states that social structures within society may pressure citizens to commit crime

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