ws1_15d - justice system (2) 7. Summarise the main changes...

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Module 2 Crime and Deviance 15 Specification Area(s): Agents of Social Control You will need: Wincup and Griffiths (“Crime, Deviance and Social Control”) p. 98-112 Total Marks: 25 1. Identify some of the agencies through which crime control is exercised (2) 2. Briefly explain the role of informal crime control agencies: a. In preventing criminal behaviour (2) b. In encouraging criminal behaviour (2) 3. Why do sociologists distinguish between formal and informal social controls (1) 4. Summarise the different sociological perspectives on the nature of social control (1) 5. What does the term “a contested concept” mean (1) 6. Why, according to Sharpe, should we study the history of the criminal
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Unformatted text preview: justice system (2) 7. Summarise the main changes in the criminal justice system from the 18 th century to the present (3) 8. Look at Gelsthorpes 5 perspectives on criminal justice. Which characterise the British criminal justice system (2) 9. Complete the following table (9) Power and Control www.sociology.org.uk Module 2 Crime and Deviance 15 Disparity of Sentencing How can this be used to explain patterns of crime Impartiality How might the judiciarys cultural background (class, age, gender, ethnicity and region) affect their decisions? Jury Trial Why might juries be biased or incompetent Power and Control www.sociology.org.uk...
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This note was uploaded on 01/02/2012 for the course SOC 201 taught by Professor Ambersmith during the Fall '09 term at N.C. State.

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