Deviance is the label sociologists use to describe behavior

Deviance is the label sociologists use to describe behavior thatviolates cultural norms. Norms include the expectations and rules thatguide our behavior, appearance, manners, gestures, body language,conduct, etc. For this assignment, your task is to break a normand write about your experience, as follows:Choose one norm to break as long as it is within the guidelinesfor legal behavior. Examples of acceptable norm violations includedressing in a manner that would be considered eccentric or inappropriatefor a given social situation or invading someone’s personal space.In a 2- to 3-page paper, double-spaced, include the following:Explain which norm you broke and why you chose it. Discuss whatthe appropriate behavior for the situation you chose would typicallyrequire (for example, if you are violating a dress code, discuss whatyou would normally wear in that situation).Discuss why your behavior violated those norms and the reaction you received upon breaking them.Apply one sociological theory of deviance to interpret theresponse to your behavior. Begin by briefly discussing the key aspectsof the theory you have chosen and then explain why that theory is usefulfor understanding your norm-breaking experiment. The Why Are People Deviant? lecture provides an overview of the major sociological theories of deviance. Submissions should be in APA format, with a title page and reference page.

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