Lemert Keywords

A2 Sociology keywords for Lemert's study

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  • Created on: 18-05-12 06:47


Primary deviation - acts are not labelled, doesn’t matter - quite normal, widespread.

Secondary deviation - {social reaction to what someone has done wrong}. Deviant response to the social reaction.


The social reaction is the problem which causes secondary deviation.

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