Lesson 7 - SOCIOLOGY 101 On Line
CHAPTER 7 – Social Structure and Society
Study Assignment: Read chapter 7 – Sociology 101 by Jon Shepard
After careful study of this chapter, you will be able to:
1. Identify a time in your life when you were considered a deviant by others. Discuss the attempts at social control you experienced. Be specific as to the types of social control and their concrete application to you.
2. Describe someone you know who falls into one of the four deviant responses identified by strain theory. Use specific characteristics of this person to show that he or she fits the response you selected and not the other three responses.
3. Everyone has observed someone who has been labeled deviant by some members of society. Discuss the consequences of this labeling for the person identifies as a deviant.