Crime and Deviance quiz 1

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What is crime?
Behavior which damages society and requires the intervention of the state to
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Functionalists think ...
Crime is good because it allows for social change in the future
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Is the crime rate increasing?
media say yes, this doesn't mean people are more at risk and the rate actually is
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Who is the typical criminal?
Working-class, Male, typically 14-25, Afro carribean decent
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Give 2 of Durkheim's features of crime....
Inevitable, Universal, Relative, Functional
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What does Gender blind mean?
The belief that women aren't involved in crime either as victims or as attackers
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What is a canteen culture?
Racism is encouraged adn perpetuated in the police service because if the way officers interact with eachother
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Secondary deviance is
Deviance which occurs as a result of a label
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What is Primary Deviance
Deviance which isn't labelled as such
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