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  1. 1. St Mary’s Sociology Department SCLY4 Revision Name: Conflict Perspectives on Crime & Deviance By the end of this lesson you should be able to: ♦Outline the main arguments of SCLY4 - Revision conflict theories on crime ♦Analyse & evaluate these arguments ♦Contribute to a group essay plan on conflict perspectives 1
  2. 2. St Mary’s Sociology Department SCLY4 RevisionDa roolsThis is a relay race. The first table to get the correct answers to each roundback to me gets maximum points. Complete one round at a time. You areallowed to use your notes, reading books and textbooks.Round One - Knowledge & Understanding Questions1. Who talked about ‘relative deprivation’?2. What does Laureen Snider point out about the law and corporate crime?3. Whose study was titled ‘Policing the Crisis’?4. Whose interests does the law protect, according to traditional Marxists?5. Who wrote ‘The New Criminology’? 2
  3. 3. St Mary’s Sociology Department SCLY4 RevisionRound Two - Analysis Questions:6. Why do governments occasionally introduce laws which seem to lookafter the working class (e.g. minimum wage), according to traditionalMarxists?7. How does capitalist society lead people to commit crime, according totraditional Marxists?8. Why did the Government focus on mugging in the 1970s, according toStuart Hall?9. How do the mass media contribute to rising crime rates, according toLeft Realists?10. Why does Jock Young call modern society ‘bulimic’? 3
  4. 4. St Mary’s Sociology Department SCLY4 RevisionRound Three - Evaluation Questions:11. How have Left Realists criticised traditional Marxists?12. How are traditional Marxist views useful? What do they draw attentionto?13. How do Taylor, Walton & Young improve on traditional Marxistarguments? (Hint – think about which other perspective they borrow from)14. How can Left Realists be criticised?15. How would Right Realists criticise conflict perspectives? 4
  5. 5. St Mary’s Sociology Department SCLY4 RevisionFinal Round - Essay Planning:Now make brief notes planning an answer to the following question:Assess the usefulness of conflict perspectives for anunderstanding of crime & deviance in contemporary society. (21marks)Your group will then have the chance to contribute to a whole-class plan.The best contributions will win!Hints – think about traditional Marxists, neo-Marxists and Left Realists – their arguments,what they assume, how they can be criticised. Think about names, terminology and detail.Think about real life evidence e.g. corporate crime. 5
  6. 6. St Mary’s Sociology Department SCLY4 Revision 6

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