Social control, deviance and crime

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Define the term "social control"
Methods used to persuade or force individuals to conform to the dominant social norms and values
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What are the two processes involved in encouraging people to conform to the dominant social norms and values and prevent deviance?
Social control and socialization
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How is social control achieved?
By a range of negative and positive sanctions which are applied by agencies of social control
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Define the term "crime"
Action that breaks the law
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Define the term "deviance"
Action that fails to conform to a social norm
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Social control and socialization

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What are the two processes involved in encouraging people to conform to the dominant social norms and values and prevent deviance?

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By a range of negative and positive sanctions which are applied by agencies of social control

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Action that breaks the law

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Action that fails to conform to a social norm

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