Ch 28: Deviance and Social Control

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View this chapter's video lessons to review the concepts of deviance and social control. Study primary and secondary deviance, types of social control and theories about deviant behavior.

Deviance and Social Control - Chapter Summary

If you need to refresh your memory about deviance and social control, our video and text lessons can help. By studying this chapter, you'll review what deviance and social control are as well as theoretical perspectives on each. Instructors also discuss types of social control, such as laws and customs. After watching the video lessons, you should be prepared to:

  • Give examples of primary and secondary deviance
  • Explain major sociological theories of deviance
  • Define social control and social control theory
  • List and describe types of social control

Our professional instructors and video lessons make learning a convenient and fun process. The videos are packed with realistic examples to help reinforce the chapter's concepts. Each video lesson is typically less than 10 minutes long, but you can also use video tags to review excerpts as desired.

We also provide transcripts of our lessons, which are another good study tool; many of these have links to other text lessons providing more details on terminology. Our self-assessment lesson quizzes are available to help you gauge your comprehension of deviance and social control.

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