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Conflict Theory and Deviance

Conflict Theory and Deviance

Author: Paul Hannan
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This lesson explains how Conflict Theory interprets deviance and power.

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TERMS TO KNOW
  • Conflict Theory of Deviance

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

  • 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.