Definitions of Crime and Deviance

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Crime

Crime is a much more specific category than the wide and varied range covered by deviance. It is defined as an infraction of the criminal law – as lawbreaking.

 

They are usually seen as particularly serious and negative forms of deviance.

 

Pease said that ‘crimes are those actions deemed so disturbing to citizens or disruptive to society as to

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