Labelling Theory and Crime.

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The breaks in the law of society.
crime
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A process in which the attempt to control deviance leads to an increase in deviance.
Deviancy Amplification Spiral
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Deviance as a result of labelling and stigmatisation.
Secondary deviance
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This key thinker studied the social construction of deviance and wrote the book 'The Outsiders'.
Becker
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This key thinker looked at police force and how they were biased towards certain groups within society.
Cicourel
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This key thinker explained the differences between primary and secondary deviance.
Lemert
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Where society labels the crime but not the criminal.
Reintegrative shaming
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This key thinker studied hippies and drug use
Young
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People who lead to a moral crusade to change the law, to benefit those to whom it applied.
Moral entrepreneurs
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Who was Cohen's study of deviancy amplification based on?
Mods and Rockers
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Which key thinker looked at reintegrative and disintegrative shaming?
Braithwaite
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What is the term for 'living up to a label'
Self-fulfilling prophecy
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Break of the norms of society
Deviance
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Deviance that is not pubically labelled
Primary deviance
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A process in which the attempt to control deviance leads to an increase in deviance.

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Deviancy Amplification Spiral

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Deviance as a result of labelling and stigmatisation.

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This key thinker studied the social construction of deviance and wrote the book 'The Outsiders'.

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This key thinker looked at police force and how they were biased towards certain groups within society.

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