Interactionism and Crime

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  • Created by: Anya
  • Created on: 14-01-14 17:33

1. Which of these is not a reason that moral panics are no longer relevant according to McRobbie and Thornton?

  • Frequency
  • Difficulty
  • Rebound
  • Reflexivity
  • Victimisation
  • Context
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2. Who argues that each individual has a 'master status' and deviances can be both primary and secondary?

  • Lemert
  • Cohen
  • Becker

3. Who criticises labelling theorists for reinforcing the ideas that pimps, prostitutes and the mentally ill are all deviant rather than criminal?

  • Wilkins
  • Liazos
  • Kitsue

4. Who looked at incest on a pacific island?

  • Lemert
  • Makinowski
  • McRobbie and Thornton

5. Who criticised labelling theories for preventing criminals as normal people with a label?

  • Wilkins
  • Akers
  • Reiss



This a great resource which provides a basic review of the interactionist rather interactionalist perspective on crime and deviansce. The options with regards to self assessment are also great and will suit a variety of learners with different learning styles.

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