ccj 5605 Deviance, Crime and Social Control

Individuals are responsible for their behavior, but, at the same time, society may shape their views and actions. For example, societal views about sexual identity and gender-appropriate activities may shape how an individual views and reacts to anyone who presents as different than what the individual might consider to be normal. What changes might you make to society to reduce a particular type of deviance or the stigma associated with it? What moral or other problems might arise from such changes?