Presentation on theme: "BR. Do you think society is able to control people? Explain your thoughts on this question?"— Presentation transcript:
BR. Do you think society is able to control people? Explain your thoughts on this question?
Social Control The enforcing of norms through either internal or external means.
Internalization Process by which a norm becomes part of your personality. Eating and Driving School Taking someone’s life ( Murder )
Sanctions: rewards or punishments used to enforce conformity to norms Positive: Family, teachers, employers, cheers, medals, rewards, good grades, raise, Negative: punishment or threat of punishment, fines, frowns, ridicule, imprisonment, death
Formal Sanctions: Given by a formal organization School Business Government
Informal sanctions: Spontaneous expression of approval or disapproval Positive: standing ovation, compliments, smiles, Negative: frowns, gossip, insults, exclusion from a group