Social Control The enforcing of norms through either internal or external means.
Sanctions • Positive: Family, teachers, employers, cheers, medals , rewards, good grades, raise, • Negative: punishment or threat of punishment, fines, frowns, ridicule, imprisonment, death
Internalization • Process by which a norm becomes part of your personality. • Eating and Driving • School • Taking someone’s life ( Murder )
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