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SOAN0288

Deviance and Social Control

Deviance and Social Control
This course will introduce students to sociological perspectives on the nature, causes and control of deviant behavior and populations. We will consider, historically and theoretically, the construction of deviance, the social purpose it serves, and the societal response deviance engenders. We will pay special attention to the ways in which the deviant body is constructed and managed through a variety of frameworks – including medical, punitive and therapeutic - and reflect critically on the social and political ramifications of the categorizations “deviant” and “normal”. 3 hrs. lect./disc. (Sociology)
Subject:
Sociology/Anthropology
Department:
Sociology/Anthropology
Division:
Social Sciences
Requirements Fulfilled:
NOR SOC
Equivalent Courses:

Sections

Spring 2014

SOAN0288A-S14 Lecture (Yorukoglu)

Fall 2010

SOAN0288A-F10 Lecture (Tiger)
SOAN0288B-F10 Lecture (Tiger)

Fall 2009

SOAN0288A-F09 Lecture (Tiger)
SOAN0288B-F09 Lecture (Tiger)

Fall 2008

SOAN0288A-F08 Lecture (Tiger)
SOAN0288B-F08 Lecture (Tiger)

Fall 2007

SOAN0288A-F07 Lecture (Sasson)
SOAN0288B-F07 Lecture (Sasson)

Spring 2005

SOAN0288A-S05 Lecture (Sasson)

Spring 2004

SOAN0288A-S04 Lecture (Rochford)