Courses Handbook 2006 - [Archived]

2653 (v.7) Sociology 215 - Sociology of Deviance, Normality and Social Control


Department of Social Sciences



Contact Hours:

** The tuition pattern below provides details of the types of classes and their duration. This is to be used as a guide only. For more precise information please check your unit outline. **


1 x 3 Hours Weekly

Anti Requisite(s):

11343 (v.3) Sociology 315 - Sociology of Deviance, Normality and Social Control


7365 (v.4) Sociology 111 - Social Construction of Identity - Introduction to Doing Sociology or any previous version
7366 (v.4) Sociology 112 - Australian Society in the Global Economy or any previous version


Sociology of deviance and social control. Interactionist and labelling approaches to analyse the social issues of mental disorders, homosexuality, white collar crime, juvenile delinquency, alcoholism, pornography, prostitution, anger and violent crime, rape and suicide. Application of sociological and psychological concepts to the understanding of the deviant identity.
** To ensure that the most up-to-date information about unit references, texts and outcomes appears, they will be provided in your unit outline prior to commencement. **

Field of Education:

090301 Sociology

Funding Cluster:

05 - Behavioural Science, Social Studies

SOLT (Online) Definitions*:

*Extent to which this unit or thesis utilises online information

Result Type:



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