|(3 cr.) This course covers classical and contemporary
sociological theories of deviance as well as a
discussion on the ways in which sociologists
define the concepts of deviance and stigma. Course
material covers a variety of social issues, which
are situated within the intersection of deviance
and race, social class, sexuality and religion.
Topics include: privileged/underprivileged
deviance, substance abuse and physical violence.
Participants also look at the ways in which social
behavior is formally and informally controlled
through various sanctions and the implementation
of public policies.
Prerequisite: SO 101; Every Year, Spring|