SOC 721 - Deviant Behavior

Description
Topics include: the inevitability of deviance and its social utility; cross-cultural variations in appearance and behavioral cues for labeling the deviant; descriptive and explanatory approaches to kinds and amounts of deviance in contemporary American society; social change, anomie and social disorganization theories; the process of stigmatization; formal and informal societal responses to deviance and the deviant; social action implications. Prerequisite: Six hrs. SOC or ANT or Graduate standing or PBS status
Credits
3
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Recent Semesters
Fall 2019
Offered
Th
Avg. Class Size
20
Avg. Sections
1