The Sociology of Crime and Deviance

The Sociology of Crime and Deviance

Streaming Video - 2009
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Taking into account the dramatic shift in the focus of research in recent years from theories about criminal activity to applications of crime prevention, this multi-section program compares and contrasts the concepts of social causation, social construction, and social control as they relate to the sociology of crime and deviance. Topics include the influence of wider social forces on theories about crime, the reevaluation of criminals as victims or rebels, and three examples of the movement toward a greater pragmatism concerning crime: socio-environmental control, situational crime prevention, and Braithwaite's restorative justice.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2009], c2003
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file (40 min.) : sd., col., digital file. + instructional materials (online)

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