Chapter 5 addresses deviance. You will study sociological explanations for deviance and crime.
After studying this chapter, you should be able to:
- Understand the different types of crime and the meaning of crime rates.
- Understand the various explanations for deviance and crime.
- Define and explain the various components of the criminal justice system.
- Examine contemporary crime patterns.
- Identify the relationship between the great social transformation and crime and deviance.