Posted in A2 Sociology: Crime and Deviance, GCSE Sociology

Crime and Deviance: ethnicity

A wealth of sociological research documents how Blacks are disadvantaged by the criminal justice system, from higher likelihood of being stopped by police to much higher rates of incarceration. In a recent American Journal of Sociology article, Ryan King and Brian Johnson extend that knowledge by investigating whether and how skin tone and “Afrocentric” phenotypical…

via Darker Skin, Harsher Sentence — The Society Pages

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Y13 Crime and Deviance – watch this

I can highly recommend the documentary, ‘The House I Live In’ which I watched on Netflix recently. It explore the “war on drugs” in the U.S.A in a critical and thoughtful manner and is full of useful information for your upcoming exams…