Checklist for Crime and Deviance in A2

Useful for those doing an exam this June

Go down the checklist and tick them once you are confident!!

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Crime and Deviance Checklist
Unit 4
1. Definition/ key concepts
2. Social control
3. Defining deviance - Positivists/ Social Constructionist approach
4. Psychological/ Biological explanations of crime
5. Functionalism/ Marxism/Postmodernity
6. Realist theories
7. Control theories (Crime Reduction Theories)
8. Social Policy - what has governments introduced to prevent crime?
9. Sub-cultural theories - Are subcultures more prone to crime + why?
10. Interactionism



There's quite a bit of stuff missing. And you could have gone into detail, naming sociologists for example.

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