Examples of deviant acts include arson, robbery, assault, invading a person's personal space and picking one's nose in public. Deviant acts are classified into two categories, namely formal and informal. Formal deviance ... More »

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Deviant acts refer to a type of behavior that does not adhere to widely accepted cultural and social norms. Examples include major violations of law such as murder, theft and rape, and minor acts such as traffic violatio... More »

Deviance in sociology refers to traits that fall outside accepted cultural norms, and a secondary deviance alters a person's self-perception after the performance of a deviant act; the initial deviant act is considered t... More »

Examples of instrumental aggression include armed robbery, shoplifting, bombing cities to win a war and a parent physically disciplining their child to make them behave differently. Instrumental aggression is aggression ... More »

Examples of sincerity include giving people compliments that reflect your true inner feelings, performing acts of kindness without expecting anything in return and maintaining the same personality when alone or in the pr... More »

Examples of being self-reliant include a person's ability to grow his own food, cook his own meals, learn how to manage money, master emergency health basics, assume his own decisions and have a sense of direction. As a ... More »

Deviant acts refer to a type of behavior that does not adhere to widely accepted cultural and social norms. Examples include major violations of law such as murder, theft and rape, and minor acts such as traffic violatio... More »