The deviance defines as the act that violates social norms (Thio, 2007). Many of the sociologists try to explain the phenomenon of the deviance by evaluating theories that can appropriate to it. Many of the sociologists interested with the cause of deviant behavior occur, but, for one particular theory that is famous among them and deviate from other theory is the labeling theory. Labeling theory, instead of focus on the causes of deviant, the labeling theory focus on the process where deviant occurs.
Labeling theory, can be classify as one of the version of symbolic interaction paradigm. This because labeling theory basically applied to experience of a person upon being labeled, and what the... View More »