social deviance

social deviance

behavior that violates social standards, engendering anger, resentment, and a desire for punishment in a significant segment of the society or culture.
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Themes emphasizing someone's social deviance prevailed more in Post-Dispatch content than in national outlets.
Existance of a variety of social deviance in neighborhood nostalgia including the purchase and sale of narcotics or alcohol, theft, force measurement, prostitution, conflict, etc has led to outcry residents in Khak Sefid.
Fortunately, the gap is bridged by the short, dense essay on Pushkin's Egyptian Nights, "Afterword: writing the improviser," which concludes the book (216-20), in which the author writes of the improviser as "a figure of potentiality, to be written, rewritten, and written on by audiences and readerships that want to see him or her as a symbol of Italianness, exoticism, conviviality, genius, madness or social deviance, as a reincarnation of Homer or an avatar of feminine creativity" (216).
In both films, Rostom played a Christian woman with an insatiable lust for life forced into isolation as the price of her social deviance.
It will be of interest to academics focusing on categories of social deviance and criminology.
363; for detailed discussions of social deviance, see Becker 1963/1973; Pfuhl & Henry 1993).
During his lecture on Dubai's experience while piloting its security education programme, Lieutenant General Dahi Khalfan Tamim, Chief of Dubai Police emphasised the role of the police in containing dropout rate in schools, cases of misbehaviour and social deviance, academic failure, drug abuse, crime, and vandalism which had been prevalent in public schools during the 90s.
The sordid low-life tableaux are reminiscent of contemporary prose by Stevenson and Conrad (not to mention Crane himself), but White gives us explicit descriptions of the sexual and social deviance that 'real' Victorian novels could only hint at obliquely.
12) This mass involvement in social deviance results in a pyramid of culpability: at the top are the conflict entrepreneurs, who devised and strategized the mass killing, followed by the leaders who remained accountable to the entrepreneurs yet commanded others to kill; the next tier of criminals was that of the actual killers.
Of those responses, 20 responses were from the PS 500 Research and Evaluation course, 18 responses were from the PS 517 Applied Social Psychology course, 20 were from the SOC 510 Theories of Social Deviance course, 81 responses were from the PS 517 Neuropsychological Issues, Treatments, and Assessments course, 22 responses were from the PS 582 Advanced Issues in Forensic Psychology course, and 38 responses were from the PS 585 Forensic Assessment course.
All highly organized societies have developed social structures or systems and rules for dealing with problems that they define as social deviance or physical illness.
The king's fascination with luxury goods and magnificent spectacles also became the object of political critique, leading to accusations of social deviance and idolatry.

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