Crime and Deviance - Postmodernity

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Postmodernists argue that therei no point trying to explain crime using grand narratives such as functionalism, Marxism or feminism. All you can do is treat each criminal act as a unique one-off event and describe it in detail.

This doesn't seem a very useful approach an ignores the wealth of sociological evidence that suggests some groups are more likely to commit specifc crimes than others.

Some postmodernists…




This is really short, sweet and simple. I do hope it is enough though!

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