deviation from social norms

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  • Created on: 01-05-13 19:21

Social Norms are the things we as a society consider normal and acceptable. These are known as either explicit or implicit norms. For example an implicit norm would be allowing personal space

However if someone continuously acts differently to these norms, for example constantly intruding personal space, you may be considered “abnormal”.

Deviance is related to context - Acting in a certain way in one situation or context could be…


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