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  1. 1. GCSE Sociology Crime and Deviance Contemporary Issues Victims of Crime Significance of criminal behaviour for communities The costs of white-collar and corporate crime Youth crime…a social issue? Racism and crime Essential Notes and WorkbookWhat is the significance of criminal behaviour for victims of crime?H Green GCSE Sociology Crime and Deviance
  2. 2. Young (2007) identifies three types of research on crime victims. Briefly outline eachtype of research.Measurement researchStudies of the impact of crimeStudies of the role of victims in the criminal justice processCheck your understanding!Identify two key factors that influence the likelihood of becoming a victim of crimeH Green GCSE Sociology Crime and Deviance
  3. 3. Identify two crimes that people on lower incomes are more likely to be victims of thanthose on high incomes.Describe and explain two ways in which crime may impact on individual victimsWhat is the significance of criminal behaviour for communities and society?H Green GCSE Sociology Crime and Deviance
  4. 4. Fear of crimeThe BSC indicates that people fear certain types of crime in particular burglary, cartheft and violent crime. Write a short summary about the findings of the BSC.Explain the work of Williams (2008)How are local communities encouraged to fight crime in their local area?H Green GCSE Sociology Crime and Deviance
  5. 5. Clinard and Meier (2001) identify three kinds of cost or harm that are linked to white-collar and corporate crime.Key wordsWhite-collar crimeCorporate crimeDescribe the three effects of white-collar and corporate crime as defined by Clinardand Meier (2001)H Green GCSE Sociology Crime and Deviance
  6. 6. Youth Crime…a problem?Hint….examiners love this topic!H Green GCSE Sociology Crime and Deviance
  7. 7. How do the public develop their views on certain types of crime? Why might this be aproblem?What crimes are associated with “YOUTH”?Why do the “public” see youth crime as a problem?What is a “FOLK DEVIL”?H Green GCSE Sociology Crime and Deviance
  8. 8. What is a MORAL PANIC?How have British Governments tried to control youth crime? Are the methodssuccessful? Racism and CrimeH Green GCSE Sociology Crime and Deviance
  9. 9. What do Philips and Bowling (2007) say about racially motivated crime?What measures have British Governments put in place to tackle racially motivatedcrime?Define a racially aggravated offence and how is it punishable by law.Have these measures been successful? Use evidence from the BSC to support youranswer.H Green GCSE Sociology Crime and Deviance
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  11. 11. H Green GCSE Sociology Crime and Deviance

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