Sociology - Formal and Informal Social Control

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What are some agents of formal social control?
Police, law, judicary, government
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How are formal agencies of social control carried out?
The police and courts carry out the laws enforced by the government
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What is the point of formal social control?
Maintain social order
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What is informal social control?
Maintaining social order through choice rather than having to
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How is informal social control carried out?
Use of sanctions and rewards
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What are some agents of informal social control?
Religion, education and the workplace
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How are formal agencies of social control carried out?

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What is informal social control?

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