Internationalist : Labeling theory of crime


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RC = ruling class

WWC = white collar crime

CJS = criminal justice system

EMs = ethnic minorities

TNC's = transnational corporation

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  • Created on: 19-08-11 15:47

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Internationalist: labelling theory
Define, Decode, Signpost
Criminal behaviour is an act which breaks a formal law, such as murder, whereas deviant behaviour is
that which breaks a norm. Definitions of crime and deviance are socially constructed their definitions
are culturally determined. Consensus macro theories such as functionalism and new…

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o Secondary deviance is the result of the social reaction and being publically labelled and
stigmatised as a criminal other perceive the labelled person as a criminal rather than a
neighbour or colleague.
o The person at this point will see themselves as criminal and act in a way to…


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