Crime

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  • Created by: WELSH
  • Created on: 21-03-14 14:41
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  • CRIME
    • Explanations for Crime
      • Relative Deprivation
      • Sub-Cultures
      • Marxism
      • Material Deprivation
      • Labelling
    • Social Control
      • Formal- Written rules set out in laws or codes of conduct. Enforced by agencies such as the law and courts
      • Informal- Unwritten or taken for granted rules, enforced by pressure from groups. Can have positive or negative sanctions
    • The Impact of Crime
      • Victims
        • Can damage people physically, financially, socially and psychologically
      • Society
        • Crime can cause fear in society. White collar crime can cause financial damage to a community
    • Studies of Crime
      • Official Police Statistics- These don't include the hidden figure of crime so could be classed as "socially constructed"
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