Crime and Deviance - Theories

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1. Miller's theory on crime is outdated because there are now more gadgets such as GTA in which we get thrill from this. Is this weakness true or false?

  • True
  • False
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2. Cohen talks about the explanations of non-utilitarian crime whereas Merton fails to provide this. True or False

  • True
  • False

3. Right Realists offer practical solutions. They suggest two measures. What are one of the measures?

  • Police and Formal Control
  • Zero Tolerance
  • Target Hardening
  • Public and Informal Control

4. What are focal concerns?

  • Toughness and desire for excitement.
  • Creating a new subculture.
  • Being masculine.

5. One of the reasons people commit crime is because of marginalisation. What is this?

  • When you really want to start or join a subculture.
  • If people don't have a trade union or a pressure group, they suffer from frustration and they commit crime.
  • When you feel deprived.


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