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    SO118 – Deviance and Social Control

    An examination of rule and norm-breaking behavior and theories about why individuals and groups engage in such behaviors. This course focuses on how a sociological understanding of deviance is distinct from biological and psychological explanations. The topics to be considered include the origins and functions of deviance, the institutional production and categorization of deviance, the impact of deviance on personal and social identity, deviant careers and the relationship between deviance and social change.

    Offerings

    TermBlockTitleInstructorLocationStudent Limit/ AvailableUpdated
    Spring 2020 Block 5 Deviance and Social Control Lauren Hannscott Palmer Hall 122 25/6 05/31/2020
    Spring 2020 Block 7 Deviance and Social Control Lauren Hannscott Palmer Hall 123 25/1 05/31/2020
    Fall 2020 Block 3 Deviance and Social Control Cayce Hughes TBA 25/18 05/31/2020
    Spring 2021 Block 6 Deviance and Social Control Cayce Hughes TBA 25/25 05/31/2020