Crime and Deviance as Social Constructions

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  • Created on: 13-09-19 09:26
Crime
Illegal acts that have a punishment attatched
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Deviance
Socially unaccceptable
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Formal deviance
Crime
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Informal deviance
Non-conformist but not always a crime
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Social construction
Created by society
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Social control
Methods used to force people to conform to societal values
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Formal social control
The criminal justice system - regulate and monitor deviance
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Informal social control
Regulate and monitor norms and values 1 - institutions which provide socialisation 2 - communities (work/media/family/religion)
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Card 2

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Socially unaccceptable

Back

Deviance

Card 3

Front

Crime

Back

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Card 4

Front

Non-conformist but not always a crime

Back

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Card 5

Front

Created by society

Back

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