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Deviant behaviour
english

Deviant behaviour involves actions that contravene informal rules or norms, but not necessarily criminal laws. For example, truancy is not listed within the Criminal Code, but is deviant because it contravenes norms. (Mucchielli, L. 2000).

Source: reproduced with the permission of the Government of Canada

added by
Burkhard Hasenpusch
Crime Prevention Council Lower Saxony

french: Comportement déviant