A fully social theory of deviance.

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What is the fully social theory of deviance?
The aim of neo marxists
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What does the neo-marxist theory provide?
A comprehensive understanding of crime and deviance
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What does their view allow society to do?
Change for the better.
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What does their theory need to unite in terms of elements to understand crime and deviance?
6 elements.
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The wider origins of the deviant act means...
the unequal capitalist distribution of power
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The immediate origins of the deviant act means...
The context an individual decides to commit an act
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The act itself means...
The meaning for the actor, is it rebellion against capitalsm?
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The immediate origins of societal reaction means...
reactions of those around the deviant when deviance is discovered e.g. police,family,community
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The wider origins of societal reaction means...
Who has the power to define actors as deviant and label others in the structure of society, some acts are more harshly labelled.
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The effects of labelling means...
the effect of the deviants future actions.
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What could labelling link to?
Deviancy amplification in some cases but not all.
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So if you label deviants, what could they become?
More deviant.
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