Crime and Deviance

  • P. L. Selfe
Chapter

Abstract

The questions on this topic tend to fall into the following broad areas:
  1. 1

    The criminal statistics: problems of interpretation.

     
  2. 2

    The age and sex of offenders.

     
  3. 3
    Theories of crime:
    1. (a)

      Functionalist.

       
    2. (b)

      Marxist.

       
     
  4. 4

    White-collar crime.

     
  5. 5
    Theories of deviance:
    1. (a)

      Interactionist perspective: distinctions between crime and deviance.

       
    2. (b)

      Labelling theory.

       
     

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© P. L. Selfe 1987

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