Crime and Deviance

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1. Why do women get away with criminal actions more than men?

  • Judges go easy on them because of chivalry and they are less likely to be suspected of something.
  • When women are on their periods, they are more emotional.
  • Women are weaker therefore, judges pity them and let them off.
  • They are more responsible.
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2. What are the two types of socialisation?

  • Informal & Formal.
  • Primary & Secondary.
  • Close & Far.
  • Government & Family.

3. What is the definition of Crime?

  • An action that breaks the law.
  • Wearing nail varnish at school.
  • Making your parents angry.
  • Acting against the norms and values.

4. What specific age group is more likely to commit crimes?

  • 75-90
  • 16-24
  • 20-30
  • 10-15

5. Who did a study to find the link between social class and criminal activity [Status Frustration]?

  • Willmott & Young [1988]
  • Albert Cohen [1955]
  • Rosenthal & Jacobson [1973]
  • Ann Oakley [1965]

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