Introduction to Crime and Deviance

The aim of this lecture is to present on Introduction to Crime and Deviance. The study of crime and deviance involves a number of contributing disciplines, not all of which we will be required to consider; statistics, psychology, biology to name but a few, and of course the largest contributor sociology. Crime is the study of social deviance is the study of the violation of cultural norms in either formal or informal contexts. Social deviance is a phenomenon that has existed in all societies where there have been norms.