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Summaries and reflections are two ways to write a review of a scientific journal article. You must first read and understand the article in order to give a detailed summary. The summary involves briefly but accurately stating the key points of the article for a reader who has not read the original article. Second, the reflection involves critically analyzing and evaluating the article. In this section you may critique the article, connect information in the article to other things, and/or give your opinion on the article. Play close attention to the rubric detailing the criteria for grading.

  • 20 points
    • Summary of article describing the hypothesis, methods, and findings
  • 15 points
    • Reflection

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Deviance Article Analysis

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Deviance Article Analysis
Article Citation
Redmon, D. (2003). Playful deviance as an urban leisure activity: Secret selves, selfvalidation, and entertaining performances. Deviant Behavior, 24(1), 27-51.
Summary
Playful deviance as an urban leisure activity involves individuals engaging in
activities that deviate from societal norms in a light-hearted and entertaining manner.
Participants explore their "secret selves" by adopting unconventional roles or behaviors,
seeking self-validation through the experience. These activities often involve entertaining
performances that challenge or mock societal expectations, providing a space for creativity
and expression outside traditional boundaries. In essence, playful deviance in urban leisure
combines elements of fun, self-discovery, and performance in a socially unconventional yet
enjoyable manner. The article provides an example of playful deviance as “when small
groups of tourists travel to symbolic spaces of leisure to participate in temporary forms of
transgressions that they will not perform in places where they live” (p.27). The main purpose
of the article is to expound Goffman’s concept of backspaces by looking at it in the context of
the contemporary theories on consumerism, leisure, and tourism within the prism of
deviance.
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