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Paper 4 / Dr. Jeff Kersh
April 24, 2012
How Do Deviant Acts Compare to Crimes?
Depending on whom you are and what you have been exposed to, the meaning of deviance is different. The difference between deviant acts and crimes is irrelevant. The more important issue at hand is why some people of our community feel that deviant acts arent as punishable as crimes. A few weeks ago in my sociology class we were introduced to this subject. Despite what many people believe, deviance is not just about the lower classes of people. Deviance is at every level of society from political leaders and financial leaders all the way down to the perverts and prostitutes.
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