Crime & Deviance- labelling & moral panics

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  • Created on: 23-04-19 14:47
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  • Crime & Deviance- Labelling & Moral Panics
    • Becker ('63)
      • Self fulfilling prophecy
      • Labeeled by peers, police, family.
      • Seen it as their role
    • Young ('67)- Deviancy Amplification
      • Police crack down on crime
      • Media report on crime
      • Crime goes underground- does not stop
    • Cohen ('72)
      • Moral Entrepreneurs - worried by behaviour (parents, teachers, etc)
      • Moral Panic -Media reports causing panic
      • Folk Devil -Individuals demonised/ blamed by media- becomes oversimplified
      • Government - New laws created to deal with issue
      • I.e. Acid house raves, mods & rockers, hoodies, etc

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