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Definition of Secondary deviance

Secondary deviance Definition from Social Science Dictionaries & Glossaries
Glossary of Sociology
The deviant role behavior that a person adopts as a result of being labeled as deviant.
Secondary deviance Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
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Secondary deviance is a stage in a theory of deviant identity formation. Lemert (1967) conceptualized primary deviance as engaging in the initial act of deviance and then posited secondary deviance as the stage in which one internalizes a deviant identity by integrating it into their self-concept.

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