Is any of those questions about Durkheim/anomie?Watch
they are also socially defined and constructed. Ultimately, ‘crime’ must be seen as a deeply contested concept’
2. ‘Individuals are propelled into crime by forces beyond their control”
3. In attempting to explain criminal behaviour, should
the focus of study be on the individual or the social structures that shape,
influence and define crime?
5. “Crimes and criminals are created by the labelling
activities of the powerful”
6. To what extent can it be argued that the criminal justice system
discriminates against the least powerful groups in society?
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