Crime and Deviance

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Crime
An act omission which constitutes an offence and is punishable by law
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Deviance
Differing from cultural norms and values, and from expected standards of society
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Coughing
Practice which involves the police persuading people to commit to crimes that they have committed
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Plea bargaining
The dropping of a more serious charge in return for a guilty plea of a less serious charge
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Cuffing
Police dont report crimes, that they don't think they will be able to solve
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Social control
To maintain social order (formal and informal)
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Scapegoat
Blaming others
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Dark figure of crime
Unreported and undiscovered crimes
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Skewing
Police put all of their resources into one area or crime, to solve the issue. As a result the data is skewed
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Selective Law enforcement
Strong law enforcement on the working class and weak on the upper class
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Secret and private crimes
Domestic abuse, grooming
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Open and public crimes
Murder, speeding
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Deviance

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Differing from cultural norms and values, and from expected standards of society

Card 3

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Coughing

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Card 4

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Plea bargaining

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Card 5

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Cuffing

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