[SOCI 261] Social Deviance: Issues of Freedom and Control


Theories of deviance and their application. Difficulties in defining and explaining “social deviance” 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.

Course Title

Social Deviance: Issues of Freedom and Control

Course Code

SOCI 261

Units

1

Prerequisites

Prerequisite: Sociology 100 or 150, or consent of instructor.

Frequency

Offered most years.

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