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SOCI 262 - Social Deviance

This course focuses on the ways in which deviance and normalcy are socially constructed. It examines how deviance is related to social norms and how norms come into being. Deviance is viewed as a social process of interaction and relation that derives from the social structure and has consequences for it. Various forms of deviance are also considered in terms of contemporary social theory and research.


  • Winter (January 13 - April 12, 2025)


Please refer to the Course Outline below.


Undergraduate, 3-credit

$44.1 CAD + applicable taxes.


Deviance, Conformity and Social Control in Canada, 6th edition, by Bereska, T. Published by Pearson

Registration Information:

Concordia students must register for this course in their Student Hub. It is strongly recommended that they consult Concordia's class schedule prior to enrolling in order to be aware of any registration restrictions (see the notes). Once registered, students must then sign up for an eConcordia account to access the course material. » Visit the registration section for details.


Disclaimer: Information regarding the eConcordia course found on this page may change without notice. For the most recent course list, visit the Student Hub. Furthermore, if this represents the initial offering of the course, no course outline will be available until the start of the first active semester.