subject of this paper will compare and contrast the concepts of conformity and obedience, analyze a classical and contemporary study concerning the effect of groupinfluence on the self, and analyzeindividual and societalinfluences that lead to deviancefromdominantgroupnorms.
Analyzeindividual and societalinfluences that lead to deviancefromdominantgroupnorms.
People who become part of a group or are members of that group share similar characteristics of the same nature. “When there is proof of the uniqueness of a team, such person is believed to have an effect...
Is Conforming Liberating or Enslaving
b. Analyze a classical study concerning the effect of groupinfluence on the self.
c. Analyze a contemporary example of the effect that groupinfluence has on the self.
d. Analyzeindividual and societalinfluences that lead to deviancefromdominantgroupnorms...
parties but to any group of individuals
who associate together to advance their class and or status position.
Weber sees Class as only one of the three dimensions (Class, Status and Party) which
determine stratification and influence an individual’s ‘Life Chances.’
deviance is determined and exists at a societal level
* “deviance” doesn’t describe people we personally disapprove, but rather characteristics of the broader society and sociocultural processes
* Studying deviance requires you to move beyond individual beliefs in order to analyze the broader...
recognition violations of cultural and societalnorms
the failure to conform to the social standard and institutionalized expectations of a society
deviant behavior is oftentimes regarded as aberrant and immoral.
The Philippine society at present is different from the Philippine society...
Reference: a group that strongly influences a person's behavior and social attitudes
Reference group help...
explain why our behavior and attitudes sometimes differ from those of our membership group;
one may accept the values and norms of a group with which he or she...
form of deviance, they often form adeviant subculture, a way of living that differs from the dominant culture and is based on that shared deviance. Within the deviant subculture, individuals adopt new norms and values and sometimes feel alienated from the larger society. They end up relying more on the...
set by high school proms.
There are some Functions of deviance. Deviant acts can be assertions of individuality and identity, and thus as rebellions against groupnorms of the dominant culture and in favor of a sub-culture. Deviance affirms cultural values and norms. It also clarifies moral...
to criminal acts of deviance and non-criminal acts that members of a group view as unethical, immoral, or any conflict with the norms and values of are social structures.
While Calhoun's definition looks at delinquency as an act that defies or diverges from cultural and legal norms, others...
' from that morality. The consequences of deviance also serve to reinforce the norm in another way. For example, 'regular' people see 'deviant' behavior being punished in various forms which have historically included torture and social derision, and therefore shy away from that behavior. However...
people who have chosen to disengage from mainstream culture altogether.
They do not agree with the common cultural goals of their society and, as a result, prefer to live among groups of like-minded individuals.
Rebels share much in common with retreatists because they too openly reject the...
7. International Laws and Commissions
Theorists are of the view that society consists of individuals who accept the norms of society willingly for the sake of societal stability and of individuals who are pathological and clash with the structures...
commit crimes for the good of an individual's group, for the self-due to or justified by lack of ties, or because the societalnorms that place the individual in check no longer have power due to society's corruption.
Durkheim's Basic Insight
Durkheim(1858–1915) claimed that deviance was...
power cannot be divorced from a definition of deviance because some groups in society can criminalize the actions of another group by using their influence on legislators.
There are three broad sociological classes describing deviant behaviour, namely structural functionalism...
condition that violates cultural norms.
differential association theory the proposition that individuals have a greater tendency to deviate fromsocietalnorms when they frequently associate with persons who are more favorable toward deviance than conformity.
illegitimate opportunity structures...
which is how an individual views himself.
Labeling theory focuses on the reaction of other people and the consequent effects of those reactions which create deviance. When it becomes known that a person has engaged in deviant acts, she or he is then set apart from society and thus labeled...
group define as violating their norms. This concept applies both to criminal acts of deviance and non-criminal acts that members of a group view as unethical, immoral, peculiar, sick, or otherwise outside the bounds of respectability.
Strain theorists share a similar perspective with...
examples of what George Murdock referred to as |
| a. | norms. |
| b. | folkways. |
| c. | cultural universals. |
| d. | cultural practices. |
3) | a | What term do sociologists use to refer to the process by which a cultural item spreads fromgroup to group or society to society? |
assumption that deviance is learned behavior from social interactions. Theory leads one to believe that if an individual has interactions with someone who uses drugs and these drug users are the only interactions this individual has, soon this individual will conform to this behavior. This can clearly...