The Politics of Deviance

Instructor: Judit Biro

The classical analysis of the deviance or the appropriate behavior is used to be about the process of generating and sustaining cultural values, clarifying moral boundaries, and promoting social solidarity. Nowadays we adopt differents views of the medicalization, the criminalization and so on for the questionable behaviors along whits its moral and others consensus that conditioned our attitudes toward teenage sex, suicide, substance abuse.

The importance of power issues in health and healing.

The modern and post-modern societies wich can influence, shape and misshape bodies.

The difficulties with the terms „addictions”and „addict” by looking at there application to different type of behaviors.

The moral enterpreneurs.

The ethical questions about the sociological questions that themselves cause pain to other suffering.