informal understandings that govern society’s behaviors
describes actions or behaviors that violate social norms, including formally-enacted rules
norms that are more widely observed and have greater moral significance than others. Mores include an aversion for societal taboos, such as incest or pederasty
norms for routine or casual interaction.
vehement prohibition of an action based on the belief that such behavior is either too sacred or too accursed for ordinary individuals to undertake, under threat of supernatural punishment.
instead of the deviant motives leading to the deviant behavior, it is the other way around, the deviant behavior in time produces the deviant motivation.
self-identity and behavior of individuals may be determined or influenced by the terms used to describe or classify them
a group of interconnected people who can rely on one another and work together to accomplish a goal
Bridging social capital
Making connections with different religious, or social groups to accomplish a common goal
Chinese Exclusion act
prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The act followed revisions made in 1880 to the US-China Burlingame Treaty of 1868, revisions that allowed the US to suspend Chinese immigration
The 1924 Immigration Act
limited the annual number of immigrants who could be admitted from any country to 2% of the number of people from that country who were already living in the United States in 1890,
The 1965 immigration act
abolished the national origins quota system that was American immigration policy since the 1920s, replacing it with a preference system that focused on immigrants' skills and family relationships with citizens or U.S. residents.
The South Bronx Churches
neighborhood alliance to help community
through interaction with others devient behavoir can be learned
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World Trade Organization
An international organization designed by its founders to supervise and liberalize international trade.