“Symbolic Interactionist Perspectives on Deviance Sociology Help

“Symbolic Interactionist Perspectives on Deviance
As we discussed in Chapter 4. symbolic interactionists focus on social processes, such as how people develop a self-concept and learn conforming behavior through socialization. According to this approach. deviance is learned in the same way as conformity-through interaction with others. Although there are a number of symbolic interactionist perspectives on deviance, we will examine four major approaches-differential association and differential reinforcement theories. rational choice theory. control theory, and labeling theory.

Posted on September 7, 2014 in Deviance And Crime

Share the Story

About the Author

Back to Top
Share This