48.255 Sociology of Deviance

Sociology of Deviance

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 5831
Status Active

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.