Introducti15 - Introduction As is becoming traditional in...

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Introduction As is becoming traditional in this series of "Crime and Deviance" Notes, it's useful to begin this examination of the way various Marxist conflict theorists have attempted to theorise the nature of crime and deviance by outlining some of the main theoretical features of the perspective involved. Thus, these Notes are organised around three main themes : 1. An outline of Marxist conflict theory as a distinct sociological perspective. 2. A discussion of the way in which "Orthodox" or "Traditional" Marxism has examined the nature of crime and deviance . 3. Finally, an introduction to a more- modern form of Marxist criminology , that of the " Radical Criminology " perspective pioneered, in Britain, by the sociologists Paul Taylor, Ian Walton and Jock Young . A further development in Marxist thinking (" New Left Realism ") will also be examined in detail. Marxist Conflict Theory: The Theoretical Background. Marxist Conflict theory originated through the work of Karl
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This note was uploaded on 01/17/2012 for the course SCIE SYG2000 taught by Professor Bernhardt during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.

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