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Lecture Notes, Deviance

Post: December 22th, 2012
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Physical Characteristics of Deviance, Body and Mind, Sociology and Deviance, Obesity Trends, Undesirable Physical Characteristics, Form of Deviance, Social Stratification, Social Worth, Master Status, Aesthetic Norms are some points from this lecture. Its Lecture Notes of Deviance. It explains topic in detail.
Physical Characteristics of Deviance, Body and Mind, Sociology and Deviance, Obesity Trends, Undesirable Physical Characteristics, Form of Deviance, Social Stratification, Social Worth, Master Status, Aesthetic Norms are some points from this lecture. Its Lecture Notes of Deviance. It explains topic in detail.
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The Body & Mind – Sociology & Deviance Lecture Notes Physical Characteristics of Deviance Appearance Obesity Trends in the U.S. Expression, fitness, and the body Ask: Can undesirable physical characteristics be regarded as a form of deviance? Most sociologists would argue that absolutely physical characteristics factor into being known as a deviant or not. There is an underlying principle that sociologists examine when looking at physical characteristics as holding a “right or wrong” quality. Within the framework of social stratification (layers) we find those qualities that society deems desirable and those qualities that society deems less desirable or even heinous. Let us first examine Social Stratification- the creation of layers (strata) of a population, who possess unequal shares of scarce desirables, the most important of which are income, wealth, power and prestige. Wealth- all the economic resources possessed by an individual or group. Power- the ability to control the b..

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