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Deviance is socially constructed. What is considered to be deviant changes over time and from place to place. For this assignment, identify a deviant behavior that illustrates the socia

Deviance is socially constructed. What is considered to be deviant changes over time and from place to place.

For this assignment, identify a deviant behavior that illustrates the social construction of deviance, varying in deviance labeling by time, place, or audience. Describe the behavior and how the construction and labeling of deviance varied or changed

Example: In 1950 Alan Turing, one of the greatest minds of the 20th century, was sentenced for being a homosexual despite breaking the German Enigma code in WW2, saving millions of lives. It is estimated that around 49,000 people were convicted under similar outdated laws until homosexuality was decriminalized in England in 1967. – Source https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/alan-turing-new-50-banknote-gay-codebreaker-mathematician-sexuality-pardon-a9005086.html

Alan Turing (3 min video)

Refer to readings in Unit 1, What is Deviance?, Defining Deviance

Your assignment must be double-spaced, 250 – 500 words, and contain citations for your research references. This formal assignment should be grammatically correct without spelling or other writing errors.

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