Crime & Deviance w/ Theory & Methods - Decoding Questions - KEY CONCEPTS

A2 level questions are not always explicit in the way they are phrased - often a key concept will be used rather than the name of the theory and so you need to know these as you will be expected to be able to decode these questions in the exam.

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Functionalism
Value consensus, social stability, social cohesion, social integration, social regulation, social order, strain, anomie, meritocracy
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Subcultural theory
Juvenile delinquency, status frustration, focal concerns, resistance theory (Marxist subcultures)
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Marxism
Class inequalities, conflict, exploitation, capitalism, ideology, hierarchy, alienation
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Neo-Marxism
New criminology
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Interactionism
Labelling, self-fulfilling prophecy, social action, social construction, social interaction, reaction
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Media
Moral panics, deviancy amplification, spiral amplification
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Feminism
Patriarchy, conflict, gender role socialisation, liberation theory
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Locality
Ecology theory, environment, geographic dimension, differential association (the idea that people are influenced by those around them)
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Realism
Solutions, social policy (21 crime and deviance), cost vs benefit analysis, opportunistic crime, situational crime prevention, environmental crime prevention, effective punishment, crime prevention strategies
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Juvenile delinquency, status frustration, focal concerns, resistance theory (Marxist subcultures)

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Subcultural theory

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Class inequalities, conflict, exploitation, capitalism, ideology, hierarchy, alienation

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New criminology

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Labelling, self-fulfilling prophecy, social action, social construction, social interaction, reaction

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