Features of traditional Marxism crime and deviance

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Laws are not an expression of value consensus as functionalists contend, but a reflection of ruling class ideology.


At the heart of the capitalism system is the protection of private property and criminal laws reflect this basic concern.


The law, definition of crime and deviance, agencies of social control reflect and protect the ruling classes interests


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