A2 Sociology: Causes of Crime & Deviance

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1. 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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2. What are the 'Mods & Rockers' a prime example of?

  • A moral panic
  • Anarchy
  • Class divide
  • Deference

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

  • Extending all education to 21
  • Removing the welfare system
  • Redistribution of wealth
  • Becoming a classless society

4. Who claimed that W/C boys suffer from 'status frustration'?

  • Cohen
  • Mereton
  • Cicourel
  • Miller

5. What does right realist Murray blame crime on?

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

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