Structural-Functional deviance Analysis (Contd) Mertons Strain theory People who do not have legitimate means to an approved goal (e.g., wealth) use illegitimate means (e.g., crime).
Strain due to reality of gender-based inequality The behavior of women and men is judged differently.Criminal Justice System Contd Punishment Retribution: an act of moral vengeance, suffering deviance for offender comparable to caused by offence Deterrence: discouraging crime, but high rates of recidivism-subsequent offences occur.Wenn du auf unsere Website klickst oder hier navigierst, stimmst du der Erfassung von Informationen durch Cookies auf und außerhalb von Facebook.But deviance if defined by people as a deviant, a person may adopt the identity (secondary).Involvement: exploring Time and energies linked to legitimate activities exploring inhibit deviance.Criminal Statistics Statistics gathered by police show show property and violent crime rising canada from the 1960s-90s and then declining, but compare with deviance Victimization surveys: asking a representative sample of Canadians their experience with property and violent crime.Have they arrested the suspect before?Research on consequences is inconclusive.People become deviant as others define them that way. Chapter 9 Deviance 2 2005 Pearson Education Canada Inc.
What is the victims preference?
Social-Conflict Analysis Deviance and power Norms or laws reflect interests of rich and powerful Powerful have resources to resist deviant labels Belief that norms and laws are natural and good masks political character Deviance and Capitalism: People labelled deviant: Those who deviance threaten private property Those.
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understanding Crime deviance and Deviance in Canada.
Both norms and the way people define situations involve social power.
The use of items is governed.Criminal Justice System (Contd) Courts determine innocence or guilt Plea bargaining: legal negotiation in which a prosecutor reduces a charge for a defendants guilty pleaefficient, but may undercut rights.Critical evaluation: not everyone seeks success, and attention is focussed on the poor.6 2005 Pearson Education Canada Inc.Deviance: The recognized violation of cultural norms Crime: The violation of criminal law Juvenile delinquency: Violation of legal standards by the young Social control: Attempts by society to regulate peoples thought and behaviour Criminal justice system: a formal response by police, courts, and prison officials.Structural-Functional Analysis Durkheims insight.Primary and Secondary Deviance: some violations have little affect on ones self-concept (primary).Critical evaluation: Why are some kinds of behaviours defined as deviant and not others?