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Scares and Stigmas


Finishing up the lecture on Drug scares and the introduction to the lecture on Stigma. Prof. Sevell also went over the first writing assignment and questions about the first exam today.

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Indiana University, Bloomington
Soc-S 320 - Deviant Beh & Social Control

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SOC S320 1nd Edition Lecture 5 Outline of Last Lecture I Deviance and Moral Panics a Cohen b Becker II 5 models of media III Drug scares a 7 ingredients of a drug scare Outline of Current Lecture II Wrap up of Drug Scare lecture III Tattoos and Fat Men Stigma Carnival and the Grotesque a Goffman Stigma and Social Identity b Types of Stigma Current Lecture Exam will be a combination of multiple choice short answer and essay questions Short answer example Why does Becker argue that this assumption that everyone agrees on something is incorrect Because NOT everyone agrees on everything Example Marijuana usage some people think that it is morally acceptable some people do not To consider Will the government and large companies take over the marijuana industry since it is becoming increasingly more legal and introduce additives as they have with tobacco Causing addiction causing illnesses that were not prevalent before that they can profit from Early data from Medicalization and Legalization show Less accidental suicides and perhaps less drug addiction Being able to use marijuana which is less dangerous and addictive than say pills or alcohol which could lead to an accidental suicide Increased revenue and decreased crime could be from the fact that people are more chill along with the fact that if something is not illegal you cannot get arrested for it These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor s lecture GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes not as a substitute Glass blowing documentary Volta Glass Studio Idea of implied intent That is to say trying stop people from making bombs because they will be used to blow people up This is being compared to glass blowers being arrested because people are using the pipes to smoke marijuana 2010 head shops were required that ths of what they sell be tobacco They got around the law by example there is a 1000 dollar bong with a tiny bag of tobacco attached Charged 999 for the Tobacco and 1 for

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