deviant behaviour

deviant behaviour

Behaviour that contravenes accepted standards or rules in a society. Much deviant behaviour is criminal.
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Male lions in Kenya have outraged a politician, who claimed they'd learned their supposedly deviant behaviour from humans.
"I have also just referred the matter to the Public Prosecutor for the opening of an investigation which could lead, if the facts are established, to legal proceedings against the alleged offenders."Deviant behaviour such as sexual harassment, psychological violence and pressure of all kinds cannot flourish" in sport, Mr.
Sheriff Lindsay Foulis jailed Basterfield and said the best way to protect women from his deviant behaviour was to put him under a second SOPO.
Judge Rhys Rowlands said the order was in place to address the risk that he posed by his "continuing deviant behaviour." The order had been imposed in June 2017 when he was jailed for failing to comply with the sex register requirements imposed for possessing prohibited images of children.
THE Vice-Chancellor of Edo State University Iyamho, Prof Emmanuel Aluyor has warned newly matriculated students of the institution that it will not tolerate any act of indiscipline, gangsterism, smoking or possession of hard drugs within the campus as such deviant behaviour will lead to immediate expulsion.
The present study explored the dimensions of deviant behaviour in adolescent boys through an indigenous developed deviant behaviour scale, based on the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual's (DSM-5; American Psychiatric Association, 2013) classification of behavioural problems.
"An Exploratory Study into Deviant Behaviour in the Service Encounter: How and Why Front-Line Employees Engage in Deviant Behaviour." Journal of Management & Organization 14: 451-471.
While I agree that there should be gun control law in the US, I guess there should first be tougher control against a child's deviant behaviour, and it should start at home with parents taking the responsibility.
The organization stressed that these models of terrorists represent their deviant behaviour in the fabrication of religious, cultural and civilizational clash.
Judge Rhys Rowlands, sitting at Mold crown court, said Tucker's "deviant behaviour" from the late 1960s to early 80s against boys was "a campaign of abuse of the vilest kind".
Stephen Buxton, who took an overdose after his 'deviant behaviour' was discovered, pleaded guilty at Warwick Crown Court to two charges of taking indecent images of the girl.