Social construction of crime

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  • Social construction of crime
    • Interactionism
      • Crime is a social construct
        • Becker
          • 'moral entrepreneurs' (define crime)
        • Pilliavin + Briar
          • Physical cues
        • Reiner
          • Police discretion
        • Cicourel
          • Negotiable justice
        • Stan Cohen
          • Moral panic
    • Marxism
      • Crime is a social construct
        • Reiner
          • Structural factors
        • Chambliss
          • Upper class creating laws
        • Hall et al
          • The media (illusion)
    • Realism
      • Crime is not a social construct
        • LEFT:   Young 1984
          • 3 causes
        • LEFT: Young 2002
          • unstable society
        • RIGHT: Wilson + Hernstein
          • Poor biology + socioalisation
        • RIGHT: Murray
          • Underclass
        • RIGHT: Clarke
          • Rational choice theory

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