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223. Social Construction of Crime and Deviance

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This Sociology Factsheet will look at the social construction of crime and deviance and explore why crime and deviance and official crime statistics are socially constructed. The Factsheet includes Exam Hints to help you to use your knowledge to gain maximum marks, while the activities give you the opportunity to apply what you have learned and will help you develop your skills in this area.

Words in bold are explained in the glossary and a reference list is included at the end of the Factsheet.

The examiner will expect you to be able to:

  1. Demonstrate your understanding of the how and why crime and deviance are socially constructed.
  2. Explain how official crime statistics may be socially constructed
  3. Effectively use the key terms in an answer on crime and deviance.
  4. Demonstrate your understanding by using appropriate examples.
  5. Evaluate the concept of the social construction of crime and deviance.

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April 2020

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ISSN: 1351-5136

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