A2 Sociology: Causes of Crime & Deviance

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1. What are left realists Lea & Young's solution to crime?

  • Redistribution of wealth
  • Removing the welfare system
  • Becoming a classless society
  • Extending all education to 21
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2. What are the 'Mods & Rockers' a prime example of?

  • Deference
  • Anarchy
  • A moral panic
  • Class divide

3. What does right realist Murray blame crime on?

  • The welfare system
  • The poor
  • Poltical marginilisation
  • Government neglect

4. Mereton's 'Strain Theory' claims that working class people do WHAT in order to achieve The American Dream?

  • Achieve in education
  • Develop their god-given talent
  • Use illegitamate means
  • Cause rioting

5. According to Becker, and his labelling theory, an act only becomes deviant when...

  • ...others percieve it to be.
  • ...members of the elite condemm it.
  • ...the context of the act is unknown.


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