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Norm Violation Essay

884 words - 4 pages

Norm Violation
Norms are defined as the expectations, or rules of behavior, that develop out of values. For this project, I was required to violate a norm. The norm that I chose to violate was to push my wife Erica through the Wal-Mart store in a children’s ambulance buggy. By doing this activity, my wife and I deviated from the norms that are expected of a customer in a department store. The status of “customer” normally includes the activities of pushing around a buggy, gathering the items that you would like to purchase, purchasing the items, and then leaving the store. My wife and I did this, but we had a little fun with it... We arrived at the Wal-Mart store around 10:00 PM, just to ...view middle of the document...

So we told the manager we were just on our way to check out. So with my wife still in the buggy we then check out our stuff and by this time we are just laughing hysterical. We let the cashier on our little joke and he thought it was funny.


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| Breaking the Norm
.... Some sanctions for the violation of informal norms are .... or belittling the people involved in breaching the norm. .... into greater detail on that later in the paper. .... (733 3 ) |
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| Abormal Behavior
.... In this paper, I will try to explain what we the society views .... another will be a potentially importand observation.) In other words, norm violation within one .... (2500 10 ) |
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| Juvenile Delinquency
The topic of this paper is Youth Delinquency (Gang fighting and robbery .... "Norm violation can lead to fear, anxiety, mistrust, and confusion for the members of .... (2486 10 ) |
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.... This paper will discuss and elaborate on certain points and .... or thing that departs from the accepted norm or standard .... place and time to be a violation of some .... (1309 5 ) |
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.... Deviance is defined as the violation of rules or .... society cannot accept them as a norm, people must .... everyone deviant act discussed within this paper, but the .... (1084...

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