Crime and Deviance Revision Notes

Crime and Deviance Revision Notes

31 pages of revision notes designed to cover the entire AQA specification for Crime and Deviance (assessed as part of A level sociology paper 3)

These revision notes are organized into the following sub-topics

  1. Consensus based theories part 1 – Functionalism; Social control’ theory; Strain theory

  2. Consensus based theories part 2 - Sub cultural theories

  3. The Traditional Marxist and Neo-Marxist perspective on crime 

  4. Labeling Theory

  5. Left- Realist and Right-Realist Criminology (including situational, environmental and community crime prevention)

  6. Post-Modernism, Late-Modernism and Crime (Social change and crime)

  7. Sociological Perspectives on  controlling crime – the role of the community and policing in preventing crime

  8. Sociological Perspectives on Surveillance  

  9. Sociological Perspectives on Punishment 

  10. Social Class and Crime

  11. Ethnicity and Crime

  12. Gender and crime  (including Girl gangs and Rape and domestic violence)

  13. Victimology – Why are some people more likely to be criminals than others 

  14. Global crime, State crime and Environmental crime (Green crime)

  15. The Media and Crime, including moral panics

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