Labelling theory- sociologists

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Social groups create deviance by creating rules and applying them to particular people whom they label as 'outsiders'
BECKER
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Found police decisions to arrest were based on stereotypical ideas about manner,dress,gender,ethnicity,class,time and place
PILIAVIN&BRIAR
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Argues that police use typifications of the 'typical delinquent'. Individuals fitting the typification are more likely to be stopped, arrested etc
CICOUREL
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We shouldn't take crime statistics at face value - we should use them as a topic not a resource, as they're not representative and are socially constructed
CICOUREL
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Primary deviance and secondary deviance
LEMERT
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Study of hippy mirijuna users shows SFP and also the deviance amplification spiral
YOUNG
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Mods and rockers study shows a deviance amplification spiral
COHEN
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Found police decisions to arrest were based on stereotypical ideas about manner,dress,gender,ethnicity,class,time and place

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PILIAVIN&BRIAR

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Argues that police use typifications of the 'typical delinquent'. Individuals fitting the typification are more likely to be stopped, arrested etc

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We shouldn't take crime statistics at face value - we should use them as a topic not a resource, as they're not representative and are socially constructed

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Primary deviance and secondary deviance

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