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226. Young People and Knife Crime

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This Sociology Factsheet will look at young people and knife crime in the UK. It will examine the statistics on knife crime and look at the link between young people and knife crime.

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 use contemporary examples, such as knife crime when:

  • Demonstrating your knowledge of types of crime in the UK.
  • Explaining recent patterns and trends in crime.
  • Demonstrating your understanding of the distribution of crime amongst different social groups.
  • Evaluating explanations for crime and the distribution of crime.

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September 2020

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ISSN: 1351-5136

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