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Absolute Deviance
Term used for behaviour that is negatively sanctioned in every society, for example, incest.
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Relative Deviance
An act of deviance defined in terms of the social reaction to that behaviour.
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Situational Deviance
Term associated with Ken Plummer that refers to how acts, normally viewed as deviant, are excused because of the context in which they occur.
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Societal Deviance
Term associated with Ken Plummer which describes a broad consensus that an act is wrong.
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Carcerate
The process of locking people up, as with prison, borstal, detention centres and secure psychiatric hospitals
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An act of deviance defined in terms of the social reaction to that behaviour.

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Relative Deviance

Card 3

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Term associated with Ken Plummer that refers to how acts, normally viewed as deviant, are excused because of the context in which they occur.

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Card 4

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Term associated with Ken Plummer which describes a broad consensus that an act is wrong.

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Card 5

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The process of locking people up, as with prison, borstal, detention centres and secure psychiatric hospitals

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