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"From Durkheim to Merton the impact of sociological positivism on the study of crime, deviance and social order has been profound." Discuss.

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Elaine Connolly Power and Criminal Justice LSWCJ2000 2. ...read more.


Discuss. Throughout the late nineteenth century and early twentieth century many researchers into the phenomena of crime regarded crime a social science in which modern scientific methods could be applied to. ...read more.


Emile Durkheim was a French sociologist who wrote a lot of his work at the end of the nineteenth century and related the effects of a rapid growth in economy to crime. ...read more.

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