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ERIC Number: EJ109379
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1974
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Sociological Perspective on Labeling. (A Reaction to MacMillan, Jones and Aloia)
Rowitz, Louis
American Journal of Mental Deficiency, 79, 3, 265-7, Nov 74
Presented is a sociological perspective on the labeling of children as mentally retarded which lists seven classifications of deviance, defines labeling as society's attachment of a deviant name to some action or attribute of an individual, and distinguishes between primary deviation (deviation that is not specifically labeled) and secondary deviation (characterized by the social role attached to the label). (GW)
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