Factors Affecting the Definition of Deviance. sociology crime and deviance AQA

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  • Factors Affecting the Definition of DEVIANCE
    • Place. where and act takes place matters.
      • crime and deviance also differ across countries.
    • TIME when an action takes place makes a difference
      • eg being drunk in the morning. Xmas lights in july.
      • Crime and deviance changes over time aswell eg 2007 Public Smoking Ban
    • SOCIAL SITUATION. the context of the act can have an impact
      • eg chanting and cheering at a football match vs at a funeral
    • CULTURE. different cultures may have very different expectations
      • eg alcohol is a necessity in UK (pubs) but a taboo in Arab States

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