Chapter 6 Learning Outcomes
- Define deviance, understand what is meant by the relativity of deviance and discuss the role sanctions play in conformity.
- Compare and contrast the major sociological perspectives on deviance and their respective theories.
- Understand the relationship between obedience, conformity and social control.
- Explain the relationships between demographic characteristics and stigmatization, stereotyping and scapegoating, as they are related to deviance.