[SOCI 261] Social Deviance: Issues of Freedom and Control
Theories of deviance and their application. Difficulties in defining and explaining â€œsocial devianceâ€ arising from conflicting theoretical perspectives, alternative value orders, interest groups, and rapid social change. Moral and ethical conflicts between freedom and control, law and morality, and the creation of varieties of deviance by the value and interest-laden definitions of deviance stemming from diverse professional communities and interest groups.
Social Deviance: Issues of Freedom and Control
Prerequisite: Sociology 100 or 150, or consent of instructor.
Offered most years.