After reviewing the material to understand internal and external controls of deviance, discuss some methods of promoting social control.
· Which are internal? External? Which might be more successful? Why?
· Distinguish also between informal external controls and formal external controls.
· Give some examples of conditions that would reduce the effectiveness of informal social controls;
· Give some examples of conditions that would enhance the effectiveness of informal social controls. Use your text and/or supplemental material to support your arguments. Do not rely on opinion.
Your textbook discusses the relative nature of deviance. Select one deviant act and explain how perceptions of this act can be perceived differently, based on time, place, situation and/or social status (include at least 3).