A Look Ahead. When does conformity verge on deviance?. How does a society manage to control its members and convince them to conform to its rules and laws? What are the consequences of deviance?. Conformity and Obedience.
What is Deviance?
Examples of deviants:
Informal Social Control
Law and Society
Italian physician wrote that most criminals were biologically different from normal people
Cultural Transmission Theory
Source: Compiled by the author based on Mueller 2001 and United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime 2005.
Types of Crime
Source: Adapted from Department of Justice, 1988:59.
Source: Catalano 2005:1.
Source: Department of Justice 2005:Table 1.