Crime and Deviance intro

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  • Created on: 22-03-18 21:48
definition of crime
an act that breaks the laws of society- murder, ****
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definition of deviance
acts and behaviors which breaks the norms of a society. e.g. burping, spitting
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crime as socially constructed
this means crime and deviance is created and defined by the people of that society
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what does it mean by crime and deviance is relative?
crime changes within time, the definition of crime changes, what might've been a crime, may not be one now...or newer crimes
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an act that is criminal but not deviant
speeding, parking on yello
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Card 2

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acts and behaviors which breaks the norms of a society. e.g. burping, spitting

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definition of deviance

Card 3

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this means crime and deviance is created and defined by the people of that society

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Card 4

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crime changes within time, the definition of crime changes, what might've been a crime, may not be one now...or newer crimes

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

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speeding, parking on yello

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Preview of the back of card 5

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