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Synonyms for deviancy

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Membakut assemblyman Datuk Ariffin Arif, the former minister in charge of religious affairs before the change of government last year, lauded the move and said it would help prevent the spread of deviancy.
It emerged this week that Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock had a history of violent sexual deviancy and abusive behaviour towards his partner.
Peter Byrne, representing Johnson, said the author of the pre-sentence report concluded he did not have a sexual deviancy but "that it was his long-standing abuse of alcohol that led to this offence."
AN ex-nursery worker who blackmailed and raped a teenage boy has been jailed for 16 years for what a judge called "a disturbing catalogue of sexual corruption and deviancy".
Similarly, Foucauldian notions concerning deviancy and discipline will be discussed together with Butlerian ideas about gender and sexuality in the context of Victorian respectability and womanhood.
Lueshing reveals how contracts were drawn up and signed by some of the biggest promoters in the sport; how he was offered money to throw a fight; how he supplied marijuana to Mike Tyson, twice attempted suicide - and how his own extreme sexual deviancy left him incapable of being faithful.
She wrote in the draft: "I do not think the BBC can be criticised for failing to uncover Savile's sexual deviancy."
The idea of fining religious deviancy in England can be found in Bishop Gardiner's suggestion to Mary I that she fine Protestants and allow them to go into exile rather than burn them.
He added that he had no doubt Bradbury had caused "serious psychological" harm to his victims and there was a risk he would do so in future but said the doctor's recognition of his deviancy meant the risk could be managed.
In what is deemed the suicide letter Hoover warns Martin Luther King that unless he stops front-running the civil rights efforts, proof of his clandestine sexual deviancy and many affairs will be leaked to the American public, his image annihilated.
Prof Winlow was speaking ahead of the National Deviancy Conference next week.
It also allowed fundamentalists to frame the fight "as one of deviancy versus decency."
Little is known about the relationship between sexual deviancy and psychosis.
Eroticism, Romanticism, and Deviancy are useful dimensions in attempting to examine the meanings, or feelings, individuals might associate with particular sexual activities.
Violent protests erupted this week in several Muslim countries against the American-made movie, which crudely lampoons Mohammed and associates him with sexual deviancy. Devout Muslims consider it blasphemous to depict the prophet in any way.