deviance (social deviance)

(noun) “[A] violation of contextual, cultural, or social norms” (OpenStax College 2012a).

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OpenStax College. 2012a. Deviance and Control. Connexions, May 14, 2012. (http://cnx.org/content/m42834/1.2/).

OpenStax College. 2012.b Theoretical Perspectives on Health and Medicine. Connexions, May 18, 2012. (http://cnx.org/content/m42934/1.2/).