Skills For Criminologists Concepts and Theories Refer to a minimum number of sources (books, articles, academic papers, reports)
What is Crime?
Crime is a contested concept
Constitution is diverse
Competing theoretical perspectives
Begin to discriminate between criminological phenomena, concepts and theories
Attempt to explain their value in addressing question
Recap the key points for the reader
Crime is not a self-evident and unitary concept
It is diverse, relative, and continually contested
Competing theoretical positions
Those theoretical positions shape our definitions of crime & answers to the question ‘what is crime?’
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