Deviant Roles

Some articles on deviant, roles:

Labeling Theory - Theoretical Basis
... He was the first to suggest that deviant labeling satisfies that function and satisfies society's need to control the behavior ... is aware of how they are judged by others because he or she has attempted many different roles and functions in social interactions and has been able to gauge ... This is the power of the group to designate breaches of their rules as deviant and to treat the person differently depending on the seriousness of the breach ...

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