Crime and Deviance Mindmap

HideShow resource information
  • Created by: Ayesha4aw
  • Created on: 03-06-16 11:16
View mindmap
  • Crime & Deviance
    • Types Of Deviance
      • Deviance based on position or role
      • Historical Deviance
        • Something that is deviant in a certain time e.g. being gay which was illegal in 1967
      • Cross-cultural deviance
        • Something deviant in some cultures e.g. eating with hands in India
      • Situation Deviance
        • Only deviant in certain situations e.g.drinking in the morning is situation deviance
        • Crime & Deviance
          • Types Of Deviance
            • Deviance based on position or role
            • Historical Deviance
              • Something that is deviant in a certain time e.g. being gay which was illegal in 1967
            • Cross-cultural deviance
              • Something deviant in some cultures e.g. eating with hands in India
            • Situation Deviance
              • Only deviant in certain situations e.g.drinking in the morning is situation deviance
          • Solutions To Crime
            • Retribution
              • To make the offender suffer and pay for what they have done e.g. death penalty
            • Deterrence
              • To discourage the offender (and others) from committing further crime e.g. prison sentacing
            • Reform
              • Punishments should be aimed at changing the character of the criminal so that they keep the law in future e.g. community service
              • Something that is deviant for many but a person an occupation e.g. carrying guns if not a policeman
            • Protection
              • Society must be protected from violent and persistent offenders e.g. prison sentancing
          • Patterns of Crime
            • Class
              • The lower the class the more likely people are to commit crime
            • Gender
              • Males are more likely to commit crime than females
            • Age
              • People aged 14-20 are more likely to commit crime. Most do not continue crime into adulthood
            • Ethnicity
              • Afro-Caribbean people are over-represented in the UK's prison population as compared to their numbers in society
          • Agents of Social Control
            • Formal agents
              • The Government
              • The police
              • Courts
              • The penal system
              • The army
            • Informal agents
              • Peers
              • Education
              • Media
              • Family
              • Religion
    • Solutions To Crime
      • Retribution
        • To make the offender suffer and pay for what they have done e.g. death penalty
      • Deterrence
        • To discourage the offender (and others) from committing further crime e.g. prison sentacing
      • Reform
        • Punishments should be aimed at changing the character of the criminal so that they keep the law in future e.g. community service
        • Something that is deviant for many but a person an occupation e.g. carrying guns if not a policeman
      • Protection
        • Society must be protected from violent and persistent offenders e.g. prison sentancing
    • Patterns of Crime
      • Class
        • The lower the class the more likely people are to commit crime
      • Gender
        • Males are more likely to commit crime than females
      • Age
        • People aged 14-20 are more likely to commit crime. Most do not continue crime into adulthood
      • Ethnicity
        • Afro-Caribbean people are over-represented in the UK's prison population as compared to their numbers in society
    • Agents of Social Control
      • Formal agents
        • The Government
        • The police
        • Courts
        • The penal system
        • The army
      • Informal agents
        • Peers
        • Education
        • Media
        • Family
        • Religion

Comments

No comments have yet been made

Similar Sociology resources:

See all Sociology resources »See all Crime and deviance resources »