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Study Questions: Chapter 8

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1. What is deviance? Give two examples of this phenomenon.

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2. What is the difference between social constructionism and essentialism?

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3. What is assimilation? Does this happen in Canada?

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4. What is racial profiling? Give examples of contexts in which profiling can occur.

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5. What is the ideology of fag? Provide one or more examples of this ideology.

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6. Explain the school-to-prison-hypothesis.

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7. How might society “disable” people with differences from the mainstream?

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