Deviance

action or behavior that violates social norms

Deviance is behavior that violates social norms.

QuotesEdit

  • Deviance is the invention of a group that uses its own standards as the ideal by which others are to be judged.
    • Joyce Ladner, "Today's Tomorrow: The Black Woman," in The Death of White Sociology (1973), p. 415

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