Interactionism and Crime

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  • Created on: 14-01-14 17:33

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

  • Wilkins
  • Liazos
  • Kitsue
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2. Which of these is not a reason that moral panics are no longer relevant according to McRobbie and Thornton?

  • Frequency
  • Difficulty
  • Rebound
  • Victimisation
  • Context
  • Reflexivity

3. Who criticises labelling theorists for not challenging the status quo, rather just criticising doctors and police officers as labellers?

  • Liazos
  • Gouldner
  • Kitsue

4. What was Jock Young's moral panic on?

  • Incest on a pacific island
  • Black youths and mugging
  • Drug dealers in London
  • Mods and Rockers

5. Who coined the neologism 'deviancy amplification', focusing especially on marginalisation due to labels?

  • Liazos
  • Wilkins
  • Jock Young



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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