Sociology of Deviant Behaviour
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Course code
RAS6162.YK
old course code
RAS6162
Course title in Estonian
Hälbiva käitumise sotsioloogia
Course title in English
Sociology of Deviant Behaviour
ECTS credits
4.0
Assessment form
Examination
lecturer of 2022/2023 Autumn semester
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lecturer of 2022/2023 Spring semester
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Course aims
To give an overview of the main concepts, theories and typologies of sociology of deviant behavior.
Brief description of the course
Introduction to sociology of deviant behavior. The different conceptions of deviant behavior. Strain theories. Learning theories. Control theories. Alcoholism. Illegal drug abuse. Suicide. Social differentiation of suicide. Stealing and robbery. Subculture of thefts. Rape. Typology of rapists. Homicide. Social differentiation of homicide. Homicide in Estonia.
Teacher
Kadri Ann Salla (MA)
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