Marxist view of crime and deviance Which one is the criminal? They both are!!!!
Marxist approach to Crime and deviance <ul><li>Read worksheet </li></ul><ul><li>Compare with the functionalist approach to...
White collar crime/ corporate crime <ul><li>Read the information and summarise into 5 bullet points </li></ul><ul><li>Then...
White collar crime Acts committed by an individual for their own benefit as opposed to that of the company. For example, s...
Corporate crime contemporary examples <ul><li>Air traffic controller (1999 Switzerland) </li></ul><ul><li>Night shift, man...
Claims of pure orange  But did not contain Recent statistics show that 1/3 corporate crime discovered due to tip offs rath...
Chambliss (1975) <ul><li>He argued that the laws to protect private property are the cornerstone of the capitalist economy...
Snider (1993) <ul><li>Snider argues that the capitalist state is reluctant to pass laws that regulate the activities of bu...
‘ Policing the crisis’ Stuart Hall (1979) 129% increase in Muggings over Previous 4 years!  (Home secretary 1972) What eff...
Questions <ul><li>Examine the claim that criminal and deviant behaviour is due to your social class position. (12 marks) <...
Neo-Marxism <ul><li>They are a mix of Traditional Marxism and Interpretivism. </li></ul><ul><li>Paul Willis is an example ...
Neo-Marxism <ul><li>Read the sheet and mind map the main points. </li></ul><ul><li>Use lots of colour and pictures!!! </li...
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  1. 1. Marxist view of crime and deviance Which one is the criminal? They both are!!!!
  2. 2. Marxist approach to Crime and deviance <ul><li>Read worksheet </li></ul><ul><li>Compare with the functionalist approach to crime and deviance. </li></ul><ul><li>* what are the similarities and differences? </li></ul><ul><li>Think about </li></ul><ul><li>* which is the most influential in maintaining bourgeoisie control? </li></ul>
  3. 3. White collar crime/ corporate crime <ul><li>Read the information and summarise into 5 bullet points </li></ul><ul><li>Then 25 words </li></ul><ul><li>Then 5 words </li></ul>
  4. 4. White collar crime Acts committed by an individual for their own benefit as opposed to that of the company. For example, small act of theft, embezzlement, bribery, or a long term ‘scam’ such as taking home company property. <ul><li>SUTHERLAND </li></ul><ul><li>Financial losses from WCC is less important than the damage to social relations. </li></ul><ul><li>Can destroy trust in important institutions and produce greater social disorganisation. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Corporate crime contemporary examples <ul><li>Air traffic controller (1999 Switzerland) </li></ul><ul><li>Night shift, manning numerous zones. </li></ul><ul><li>Asked senior management for assistance, refused. Planes crashed </li></ul>What happened? Controller charged with manslaughter and sent to prison.
  6. 6. Claims of pure orange But did not contain Recent statistics show that 1/3 corporate crime discovered due to tip offs rather than investigation
  7. 7. Chambliss (1975) <ul><li>He argued that the laws to protect private property are the cornerstone of the capitalist economy. </li></ul><ul><li>The ruling class also have the power to prevent the introduction of laws that threaten their interests. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Snider (1993) <ul><li>Snider argues that the capitalist state is reluctant to pass laws that regulate the activities of business or threaten their profitability. </li></ul>
  9. 9. ‘ Policing the crisis’ Stuart Hall (1979) 129% increase in Muggings over Previous 4 years! (Home secretary 1972) What effect would these headlines have?
  10. 10. Questions <ul><li>Examine the claim that criminal and deviant behaviour is due to your social class position. (12 marks) </li></ul><ul><li>Outline and describe the Marxist contribution to an understanding or crime (21 marks) </li></ul>
  11. 11. Neo-Marxism <ul><li>They are a mix of Traditional Marxism and Interpretivism. </li></ul><ul><li>Paul Willis is an example of this from education. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Neo-Marxism <ul><li>Read the sheet and mind map the main points. </li></ul><ul><li>Use lots of colour and pictures!!! </li></ul>

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