sociology crime and deviance flash cards

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  • Created by: rosie
  • Created on: 10-05-13 12:30
act seen as deviant
whether an act is seen as deviant depends on the situations eg. nudity is acceptable in the shower but not in the high street.
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deviant
behaviour classed as deviant can be different in different cultures eg. getting pregent at a young age is seen as bad, however in africa they do.
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differeces between formal and and informal rules
formal rules are written down eg. in form of laws or codes of conduct
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dark figure of deviants
that the amount of crimes that are NOT reported or recorded, this would be because people are too scared to report the crime.
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when does crime happen more?
in places where the social class is low as they cant afford to buy thing so they nick them.
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Card 2

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behaviour classed as deviant can be different in different cultures eg. getting pregent at a young age is seen as bad, however in africa they do.

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deviant

Card 3

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formal rules are written down eg. in form of laws or codes of conduct

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Card 4

Front

that the amount of crimes that are NOT reported or recorded, this would be because people are too scared to report the crime.

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

in places where the social class is low as they cant afford to buy thing so they nick them.

Back

Preview of the back of card 5

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rosie

these are not very good as was making them quickly and was seeing what they would look like before doing it properly.

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