Deviant Behavior

Deviant behavior may refer to

  • Deviance (sociology), actions or behaviors that violate social norms
  • Deviant Behavior (journal), an interdisciplinary journal which focuses on social deviance
  • Deviant Behavior (book), a textbook by American sociologist Erich Goode

Other articles related to "deviant, deviant behavior, behavior":

Labeling Theory - Theoretical Basis - Howard Becker
... He first began describing the process of how a person adopts a deviant role in a study of dance musicians, with whom he once worked ... by other of rules and sanctions to an 'offender.' The deviant is one to whom that label has been successfully applied deviant behavior is behavior that people so label ... argument in a few words instead of the deviant motives leading to the deviant behavior, it is the other way around, the deviant behavior in time produces the deviant ...
Deviance (sociology) - Theories - Conflict Theory - Karl Marx
... Marx himself did not write about deviant behavior but he wrote about alienation amongst the proletariat—as well as between the proletariat and the finished product—which ... when more labor is needed, the severity of punishments decreases and the tolerance for deviant behavior increases ... accepts difference, but it labels those that it does not want as deviant and relentlessly punishes and persecutes ...

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