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Sociological Theories of Crime and Deviance (SOCG221)

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Crime and deviance are universal features of all societies. They are often exciting and popular areas of investigation for sociology and sociologists. What constitutes crime and deviance however varies across cultures and through time. Their changeability suggests that crime and deviance are socially constructed categories. Who defines acts of crime and deviance in a particular society? Why do certain acts become deviant or criminalised in a particular society at a particular point in time? H...


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