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CRIME CONCEPTS

ANOMIE TERM FIRST USED BY
DURKHEIM, REFERS TO A
BREAKDOWN OF
NORMS/RULES.
CRIME ACTIVITIES THAT BREAK
THE LAW OF THE LAND &
SUBJECT TO PUNISHMENT
SOCIAL BOND BASED ON CONTROL
THEORY, FORMS OF SOCIAL
CONTROL PREVENTING
PEOPLE ACTING IN A
DEVIANT WAY.
UNDERCLASS TERMS USED BY MURRAY
USED…

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EDGEWORK REFERS TO THRILLBASED
ACTIVITIES, FOCUSED ON
YOUNG MALES, MAY RESULT
IN PHYSICAL OR
EMOTIONAL
HARM.(STEALING/DRUGS)
ETHNOGRAPHIC FORM OF RESEARCH WHERE
THE RESEARCHER LIVES
AMONGST OR IS CLOSE TO A
GROUP OF PEOPLE.
STATUS FRUSTRATION THIS OCCURS WHEN YOUNG
MEN FEEL THEY ARE
LOOKED DOWN UPON BY
SOCIETY.
SUBCULTURE DISTINCTIVE…

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FROM , AND JUSTIFIED BY,
FAMILY AND FRIENDS
TIPPING THE PROCESS BY WHICH AN
AREA MOVES FROM BEING
LAWABIDING TO
ANTISOCIAL
ZONE OF TRANSITION THE LEAST DESIRABLE AREA
OF A CITY, WITH A HIGH
TURNOVER OF IMMIGRANT
POPULATIONS
DRIFT TERM USED BY MATZA TO
DESCRIBE A STATE WHERE
YOUNG MEN…

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ALTRUISTIC SUICIDE REFERS TO PEOPLE
SACRIFICING THEIR LIVES
FOR THE GOOD OF THE
GROUP

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