CRIME & DEVIANCEUNCOVERED!!! L.O: To gain an understanding of the difference between crime and deviance
Unit 4The Sociology of Crime and Deviance with Theory and Methods
SOCIAL ORDER?SOCIAL CONTROL?
Mass MediaFamilyReligionPeer groups
Crime Deviance Moral and social code broken: Murder Parking on yellow lines Smiling at strangers Legal code broken Moral code broken
crime & deviance broken down! Crime Usually associated with behaviour that breaks the formal, written laws of a given society. The punishment of crime is more likely to be more serious than the punishment of deviance in general but, obviously, different crimes and different laws are treated in varying ways. Deviance To move away from a set of standards in society. Deviance is more general than crime and often not controlled legally. Deviance is not always a negative action as crime is perceived. It is possible to deviate in a positive fashion.
Dominant ideology This is the mainstream set of beliefs that are held by society in which people set as the standard. Social construction Norms are the products of social construction. Behaviour can vary in being normal or abnormal depending on the situation, time and place.
Its all RELATIVE!!! Secret and private deviance Open and public deviance Ken Plummer (1979) Societal and situational deviance: Societal deviance is what the ‘dominant ideology’ of society considers wrong. However situational deviance depends on the time and place> An act may be deviant in one setting and not in another.
One paragraph using all these words!!! norms valuessocial constructionsocial orderdominant ideologycrime deviance sociologists