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Thinking Sociologically about

Crime and Deviance

Introduces students to some of the major concepts, questions and issues surrounding sociological approaches to Crime and Deviance.

Smoking as a Moral Panic

The concept of moral panic is applied to passive smoking in a way that links into a range of methodological ideas.

Youth Subcultures vs.

Neo-Tribes

The concept of youth subculture is contrasted with that of Neo-tribe.

Strain Theory

Merton's Strain Theory outlined in "Just a Minute".

Labelling Theory

Labelling Theory outlined in "Just a Minute".

Marxist / Radical Theory

Marxist / Radical Theory outlined in "Just a Minute".

Realism

Realism outlined in "Just a Minute"

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Crime Channel: Theories

Theories | Power and Control | Social Distribution | Globalisation | Methods