Crime and deviance and ethnicity


A level


8m 20s
In this podcast we explore the relationship between crime and ethnicity. We will examine this complex relationship and examine the evidence and how and why ideas about ethnicity and crime become socially constructed.

1. Listen carefully to the podcast and make careful notes of key concepts and any key thinkers. 

2. Explain what is meant by the term ethnicity

3. What is the relationship between ethnicity and being victim of crime?

4. Why might differential arrest rates of ethnic groups not necessarily reflect actual offending rates?

5. What sociological arguments explain black crime as stemming from structural disadvantages?

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