Unformatted text preview: 6. What are the British Crime Surveys (1) 7. The British Crime Surveys, on average, record 15 – 20 million crimes each year. Official Crime Statistics, on average, record 4 – 5 million crimes each year – how can you explain the difference between the two measures (4) 8. Give an example to illustrate your understanding of each of the points made by Box / Heidersohn (2) 9. Why might official crime statistics tell us more about “the priorities and prejudices of the police and politicians” than about crime and criminal behaviour (5) 10. Using an example to illustrate your answer, explain the “dark” or “hidden” figure of crime (2) Power and Control www.sociology.org.uk...
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- Fall '09
- Sociology, Kirby, official crime statistics