Deviancy and Social Structures discussion

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Deviancy has been a subject of contention in our class. This discussion should continue in This week's forum posting. How can we root deviancy from our societies today?

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School: University of Maryland


What is deviancy in Sociology? Which are the different types of
deviance? Cn Deviance be engineered out of the Human Beings?
Deviancy means acting in a manner that is against the social norm. The
society usually has its own set of standards and rules which individuals are
expected to follow. In the society however, not all people follow what has been
stipulated as the general code of conduct (Douglas, 1982). This sees several
individuals engage in activities that are not as per the prescription of the society’s
code. The parties are usually dissonant in the manner in which they react to issues
and trigger in their environm...

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