How do we determine how deviant crime is?

ESSAY TOPIC: How do we determine how deviant crime is? Is it simply an act of breaking the law; or is it socially more complex? Discuss this in light of your sociological knowledge, contextualising crime in cultural, ethnic and socio-economic terms. My notes/ suggestion: You may include discussions such as: discuss the role that social interaction plays in constructing deviance and criminogenesis outline the fundamental aspects of the key theories that support the social psychology of conformity and deviance discuss individual identity is constructed in a dynamic relationship with the social world (audience) concepts of deviance and conformity are socially-mediated and variable.

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