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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
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1. Primary Deviance: Definition & Examples
In this lesson, we will define primary deviance and compare it with secondary deviance. We will look into various examples that display the sociological concept.
2. Secondary Deviance: Definition & Examples
This lesson will cover secondary deviance as well as illustrate the difference between secondary deviance and primary deviance. Some examples of each will be given.
3. Deviance in Sociology: Definition, Theories & Examples
Deviance is defined as the recognized violation of cultural norms. Learn more about the definition and some of the major theories attached to deviance and test your knowledge with a quiz.
4. Types of Social Control: Customs, Laws & War
This lesson will seek to explain the different social controls or constraints that exist in societies around the globe. In doing so, it will highlight the concepts of customs, laws, and war.
5. Social Control: Definition, Theory & Examples
In this lesson, we'll review the definition of social control, analyze social control theory and go over some relevant examples which will help us gain a thorough understanding of the theory as it relates to criminology.
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