Law And Order Sociological Analysis

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Throughout the year we’ve learned and looked upon many different social views. The sociological concepts such as social interaction ,sex and gender, religion, race and ethnicity, and deviance are very important to society and have many social effects. My favorite tv show Law and Order(Special Victims Unit) covers and demonstrates these concepts in majority of the episodes. The show Law and Order consists of real life situations and issues which causes many different societal views or opinions throughout the show. Social interaction is one of the biggest sociological concepts.The meaning of social interaction is an exchange between two or more individuals and is a building block of society. Social interaction can be studied between groups…show more content…
Many people have become biased towards a person’s sex or gender. Society finds it wrong to be a homosexual or transgender. People are judged on sexual preferences and appearances, for an example if a guy is homosexual and decides to wear his hair in extensions or a purse he will be looked at completely differently than others because it is abnormal to society. In the show Law and Order a guy has became a transgender, so his appearance is very feminine and he looks and dresses like a woman. A person wouldn’t be able to tell that she was once a man. The conflict in the episode was that her father was not accepting the fact that she is now a woman. He has disowned her and she is now facing…show more content…
People are sometimes very afraid to get out of their comfort zones and try new things. Rebels are considered deviant and encourage deviant behavior. A great example of deviant behavior is domestic violence. Majority of society believes that domestic violence is a horrible thing. Others believe that it is a different way of expressing love and other emotional feelings. Some couples experience domestic violence and returning o their lover after being told to leave. Domestic Violence can lead to many things like jail or death. This can mentally and physically hurt and breakdown a person. SVU dedicated an episode to domestic relationships and it was an episode that can be very life changing. In the episode a girl was in love with a singer and the singer was very abusive. He had cause the girl to be in the hospital often. The detectives tried to tell her to break up with the guy , but she was too in love. She eventually was found dead due to domestic
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