Sociology of Deviance

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Note: This course is not available for the current semester.

Course No: 48.255; Last Offered: Summer 2015;

Course Description

Analysis of how social institutions define and respond to various forms of social deviance, from individual mental illness to gang violence to illegal acts by governments and corporations. Attention will be paid to the construction and management of deviant identities, the role played by social status, and the social importance of institutions of social control.

Prerequisites & Notes

  • Prerequisites: 48.101.
  • Special Notes: BS
  • Credits: 3;

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