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The Deviant Lifestyle

Authored by: Craig J. Forsyth , Clifton D. Bryant

The Routledge Handbook of Deviant Behavior

Print publication date:  June  2011
Online publication date:  April  2012

Print ISBN: 9780415482745
eBook ISBN: 9780203880548
Adobe ISBN: 9781134015580

10.4324/9780203880548.ch25

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Abstract

Everyday life can be conceptualized as a behavioral cafeteria—everyone can pick and choose according to their whims, inclinations, and idiosyncratic persuasions. The resulting smorgasbord of behavioral lifestyle is the equivalent of the assortment of food on the cafeteria tray. Within the boundaries of biological imperative, cultural imprint, and societal dictates, the elements of our everyday activities are largely a matter of volitional choice.

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