Courses: Marginals and Outsiders (SOCLB257001)

Fall 2010

Class Number: 1417
An examination of unconventional and criminal behavior from the standpoint of different theoretical perspectives on deviance (e.g., social disorganization, symbolic interaction, structural functionalism, Marxism) with particular emphasis on the labeling and social construction perspectives; and the role of conflicts and social movements in changing the normative boundaries of society. Topics will include alcoholism, drug addiction, homicide, homosexuality, mental illness, prostitution, robbery, and white-collar crime.
Preference given to SOCL majors and minors and seniority.; Enrollment
Limit: 25; Enrollment Limit Criteria: Sophmore/Junior/Senior;

Fulfills: Class Nbr: 1417 Div: I


Sociology (Web site)

Taught By



Bryn Mawr, TAYF

Meeting Times

TTH 10:00am-11:30am