Controlling Crime and Deviance Key Words

Controlling Crime and Deviance Key Words

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  • Created on: 29-06-12 18:01

Agent of social control- individual or group that is responsible for ensuring members of society conform to socially acceptable behaviour

Surveillance - is the monitoring of the behaviour of people and objects within society

CCTV - a television system often used for surveillance

Police - agents of social control with the power to enforce the law

Prosecution- conduct of legal proceedings against a defendant for criminal behaviour

ASBO- an order made by the courts against a person who has been shown to have engaged in anti-social behaviour eg. drinking in the street

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