Realsociology

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Archive for September, 2012

Who are the children who end up in jail?

Posted by Realsociology on 17th September 2012

Summary of a report  by the Prison Reform Trust (2010) -  Punishing Disadvantage: a profile of children in custody - The research asked a straightforward question: “Who are the 2,000 to 3,000 children and young people serving sentences or on remand in Britain at any one time?” A more complex, and extremely significant, question the study also [...]

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Quick Crime and Deviance Questions

Posted by Realsociology on 17th September 2012

I Quite like translating the A2 Sociology specification into ‘easy pop questions’ about a topic – here are a few for crime and deviance… Roughly in line with the order in which we teach. They’re short enough questions to tweet, too. These are the kind of questions students can just be let lose on to [...]

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