Lesson 5:  Crime and deviance<br />L.O. How do we explain criminal and deviant behaviour?<br />
Learning Objective:<br />What are the different explanations for crime?<br />Learning Skills: Reasoning and making links<b...
What is happening?<br />.<br />
Biological explanation<br />Are we born criminals?<br />Lombroso 1876 believed that<br />You could tell if a person was a<...
Lombroso<br />Features of a criminal:<br />Sloping forehead<br />Long arms<br />Large ears<br />Asymmetrical head and face...
Characteristics of a criminal<br />
Lombroso<br />Lombroso studied prisoners in Italian prisons I in 1876.<br />He said that criminals were a separate species...
What questions would you like to ask Lombroso<br />.<br />
A Biological Explanation for criminal behaviour?<br />Tony Mobley:<br />his lawyer argued his<br />genes meant he was born...
Sociologists view of criminal behaviour<br />How crime and criminals are socially constructed<br />Socially constructed:  ...
Socially constructed<br />Laws can change from culture to culture and time to time.  <br />Before 1967 to be a practising ...
Psychological explanations<br />PMS: what is it?<br />abdominal Bloating, Cramps, including leg cramps, Swelling of body p...
PMS case study<br />Do you think the women mentioned in the case study should have been acquitted (freed) for their crimes...
Maternal deprivation<br />Research has shown that early childhood deprivation, lack of secure attachment in childhood coul...
Explanations for criminal and deviant behaviour so far…<br />.<br />Explain one theory to the person sat next to you<br />
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    1. 1. Lesson 5: Crime and deviance<br />L.O. How do we explain criminal and deviant behaviour?<br />
    2. 2. Learning Objective:<br />What are the different explanations for crime?<br />Learning Skills: Reasoning and making links<br />
    3. 3. What is happening?<br />.<br />
    4. 4. Biological explanation<br />Are we born criminals?<br />Lombroso 1876 believed that<br />You could tell if a person was a<br />Criminal by the shape of <br />their head, jaw, forehead and <br />Nose. <br />What are2 questions you would like to ask Lombroso if he walked into the room right now…<br />
    5. 5. Lombroso<br />Features of a criminal:<br />Sloping forehead<br />Long arms<br />Large ears<br />Asymmetrical head and face<br />If you had these features and liked tattoos then Lombroso said you were a savage primitive man who was born a criminal!<br />
    6. 6. Characteristics of a criminal<br />
    7. 7. Lombroso<br />Lombroso studied prisoners in Italian prisons I in 1876.<br />He said that criminals were a separate species and did not have any morals.<br />He distinguished different types of criminals<br />murderers were said to have: <br />Cold, glassy, blood-shot eyes, curly, abundant hair, strong jaws, long ears and thin lips <br />Whilst sex offenders have: <br />Glinting eyes, strong jaws, thick lips, lots of hair and projecting ears.' <br />
    8. 8. What questions would you like to ask Lombroso<br />.<br />
    9. 9. A Biological Explanation for criminal behaviour?<br />Tony Mobley:<br />his lawyer argued his<br />genes meant he was born <br />to kill.<br />One of you is a defence lawyer one a prosecutor of Tony Mobley: Discuss this case. <br />14 care homes.<br />Depression<br />Anxiety<br />Post traumatic stress.<br />
    10. 10. Sociologists view of criminal behaviour<br />How crime and criminals are socially constructed<br />Socially constructed: views of what is criminal or deviant behaviour are influenced by the values and norms of the society we live in. <br />So… society creates what is criminal and deviant if it goes against the norms and values of that time.<br />
    11. 11. Socially constructed<br />Laws can change from culture to culture and time to time. <br />Before 1967 to be a practising homosexual was illegal.<br />
    12. 12. Psychological explanations<br />PMS: what is it?<br />abdominal Bloating, Cramps, including leg cramps, Swelling of body parts, hypoglycaemia<br />Depression, anxiety, Anger , Guilt, Fatigue, Aggressiveness<br />Intolerance, Irritability, Restlessness, Sugar and Salt Craving, Increased intake of Alcohol, Hysteria<br />
    13. 13. PMS case study<br />Do you think the women mentioned in the case study should have been acquitted (freed) for their crimes?<br />Yes… because<br />NO…because<br />
    14. 14. Maternal deprivation<br />Research has shown that early childhood deprivation, lack of secure attachment in childhood could also lead to a person developing a criminal personality as they are looking for attention and affection from elsewhere. <br />Deprivation: a lack of something<br />
    15. 15. Explanations for criminal and deviant behaviour so far…<br />.<br />Explain one theory to the person sat next to you<br />

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