1. How do interactionalists explain deviance in modern society?
- Modern society's deviance is the same as past socities and is caused by a criminal minority motivated by greed/malice
- Modern society is too complex for a value/norm consensus and there are competing sets of values and a diversity of beliefs
- Modern society has a value/norm consensus with one set of values and no diversity of beliefs
- IT WAS DA ROBOTS, LUNA IS AN EVIL GOLEM!!!! >:0
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2. How do interactionalists see the effect of influential social groups on definitions of deviance/crime in society?
- They acknowledge that some social groups have the power to impose their definitions on others and label them as deviant and criminal
- The Elite Four decide what counts as crime/deviance in each region and impose their definition on the lowly co-ordinators and trainers who threaten their power - Ranger/performers etc are even lower!s
- They acknowledge that some social groups have limited power to popularise their definitions of others and possibly label them as deviant but not criminal
- They argue it is not paticular social groups but society as a whole that defines deviancy and labels people as deviant and criminal
3. What does society do about deviance?
- Agents of social control are used to control, supress or punish deviancy
- A complex system of watchers...watching...always watching 0-o
- Agents of socialisation are used to control, supress or punish deviancy
4. How do interactioanlists explain changes in what is seen as deviant?
- Beer goggles, eye transplants/implants, swag shades and sharinguns/other ocular jutsu 0-0
- Social attitudes evolve over time, changing values and thus changing definitions of normality/deviancy
- Certain social groups are always called deviants and what counts as deviant is simply whatever activities they indulge in
- Social attitudes remain similar over time, retaining values and thus stabilising definitions of normality/deviancy
5. What does relative deviance mean?
- Siblings fighting over the last mudchip ;D
- Deviance has a absolute definition
- Deviance is socially constructed and has no absolute definition - varies by place, time, society/culture
- Deviant acts commited with or against blood relatives