Sociology

The product of particular cultural expectations and norms.
Socially defined behaviour
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Drawn from records kept by the police and other official organisations.They are published by the government and hold a range of types of information.
Official statistics
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Behaviour that breaks the law(rules formally set out by a society's government)
Crime
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A national government survey of households to find out about their experience of crime in England and Wales.
CSEW
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Behaviour that doesn't conform to the dominant norms of a specific society.
Deviance
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Crime reported by the police who deal with them,this may be the result of investigations or reports to the police by the public.
Police recorded crime
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Surveys ask a sample of people whether they have experienced crime and extrapolate how many in the whole population have.
Victim surveys
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When behaviour is controlled by the people around us and sanctions are informal
Informal social control
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When behaviour is controlled by organisations and institutions that exist to enforce order who use formal sanctions.
Formal social control
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A type of research method that involves the use of questionnaires where the individual has voluntarily record things about themselves.
Self report measures
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Card 2

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Drawn from records kept by the police and other official organisations.They are published by the government and hold a range of types of information.

Back

Official statistics

Card 3

Front

Behaviour that breaks the law(rules formally set out by a society's government)

Back

Preview of the front of card 3

Card 4

Front

A national government survey of households to find out about their experience of crime in England and Wales.

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

Behaviour that doesn't conform to the dominant norms of a specific society.

Back

Preview of the front of card 5
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