Through time and across different cultures, the behaviors that a society regards as acceptable vary widely and these standards are continually evolving and chnaging. Behaviors that were widely embraced even a year or two before may become taboo and distasteful to a society at large. Who determines which behaviors are correct and which deviate from acceptable norms? Why do some behaviors slip in and out of fashion while others endure?
Stop by the Social Deviance display on the 7th floor of Herman B Wells Library for a list of titles and subject headings that will help you start to answer these questions and get a better understanding of societal differences on a larger scale. Unable to stop by? Check out our IUCAT list of titles pertinent to the subject to find out more!