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Conflict Theory and Deviance

Conflict Theory and Deviance

Author: Paul Hannan

This lesson explains how Conflict Theory interprets deviance and power.

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Terms to Know
Alexander Liazos

An influential American sociologist who argued that the dynamics of power need to be considered in order to fully understand the labeling and identification of deviance in society.

Conflict Theory of Deviance

A theory of deviance that links the labeling of deviance to the dynamics of power in society (powerlessness = deviance).