Jock Young Quote

The drug user evokes an immediate gut reaction, while most criminals are immediately understandable in both motives and life style. For the criminal is merely cheating at the rules of a game which the policeman himself plays, whereas the bohemian is sceptical of the validity of the game itself and casts doubts on the world-view of both policeman and criminal.


The role of the police as amplifiers of deviancy, Images of Deviance (1971), p. 31

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The drug user evokes an immediate gut reaction, while most criminals are immediately understandable in both motives and life style. For the criminal...

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The drug user evokes an immediate gut reaction, while most criminals are immediately understandable in both motives and life style. For the criminal...

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The drug user evokes an immediate gut reaction, while most criminals are immediately understandable in both motives and life style. For the criminal...

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The drug user evokes an immediate gut reaction, while most criminals are immediately understandable in both motives and life style. For the criminal...