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deviance

deviance  

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Behaviours, attitudes, and demeanours that differ significantly from the norms, standards, ethics, and expectations of society and are often classed as criminal or anti‐social.
football hooliganism

football hooliganism  

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The Sporting Events (Control of Alcohol etc.) Act 1985 contains finable offences of possessing alcohol, being drunk, or causing or permitting the carriage of alcohol on trains and vehicles capable of ...
labelling theory

labelling theory  

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The hypothesis, which originated in sociology in the 1950s, that the social attribution of deviant identities to individuals or groups is a self-fulfilling prophecy leading to the amplification of ...
moral panic

moral panic  

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A mass movement based on the false or exaggerated perception that some cultural behaviour or group of people is dangerously deviant and poses a threat to society's values and interests. Moral panics ...
societal reaction

societal reaction  

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In the labelling theory of deviance, the societal reaction refers to the range of formal and informal agencies of social control—including the law, media, police, and family—which, through their ...
sociology of deviance

sociology of deviance  

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Commonsensically, deviance has been seen as an attribute, as something inherent in a certain kind of behaviour or person: the delinquent, the homosexual, the mentally ill, and so forth. Indeed, this ...

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