Crime and Deviance
Many of society’s resources are dedicated to eliminating crime; however, sociologists have different approaches to crime and deviance, including identifying deviance and crime, as well as examining who defines the norms and the consequences for breaking them. For further assistance on this assignment please review the following video https://vimeo.com/173933089
Primary Discussion Response: Within the Discussion Board area, write 300-500 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your idea.
Review this Web site, and answer the following questions:
Define folkways, mores, taboos, and laws, and then discuss what happens when each one of these is broken.
Is it possible to live in a world without crime? What about deviance?
Choose 1 of the following theorists, and briefly summarize his thoughts on crime and deviance:
Would your chosen theorist state that crime and deviance is functional for society? Why or Why not?