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Crime
Behaviour that breaks the law.
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Deviance
Behaviour that does not conform to the dominant norms of a specific society.
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Official Crime Statistics
The way crime is officially measured, based on statistcis collected by the Home Office.
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Victim Surveys
Surveys of the public which ask them to report any crimes they have experienced, whether or not they have reported them.
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self-report Surveys
Surveys of the population which ask them to confess to crime they have committed but for which they have not been caught.
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Dark Figure Of Cimre.
A large amount of criminal activity never appears in crime statistics.
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Functionalism
An approach in sociology that seeks to explain the existence of social structures by the role they perform for society as a whole.
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Sub-Culture
A group with a set of values and ways of behaving which are distinctive from the generally accepted cultural values of society.
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Deviance

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Behaviour that does not conform to the dominant norms of a specific society.

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Official Crime Statistics

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Victim Surveys

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self-report Surveys

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