Focusing on at least one of the topics covered in this module, and select no more than three topics, examine the relationship between crime and culture in contemporary British society. This essay is going to focus on the topics of media and crime and crimes of the powerful.
In contemporary British society there is a clear relationship between crime and culture. Media can influence the way crime is presented in every society. Sometimes media overreact on the events, cover the topic partially or even do not bring stories into light depended on the level of their benefit. Especially, when crime is related to powerful people, that can easily bribe the media, their stories often do not appear in the news as they actually occurred. In this essay, the relationship between media, crime and powerful people in the contemporary British society is going to be examined.
The British Contemporary society can be described by the growing individual interconnection that is taking place in the social, political, legal and cultural impact in Britain, by strong affairs.
Today’s British society has been altered a lot comparing with previous centuries. Nowadays, British people are more cosmopolitan and they have spread all over the world. However, in big capital cities just London, someone can meet a mixture of cultures and societies, which is mostly consisted by working immigrants. The immigration of people from different places of different cultures contributed to the fading of contemporary British society. Resulting, it leads to the diversion of British society as the culture for instance in London is changing.
On the other hand, the different cultures are connected also with different types and reasons of crime. For instance, in the UK a new hypothesis of cultural version is developed, which leads to political and strategical changes that recently occurred. As a result, these changes occurred at the point of social constructions and cultural awareness. Therefore, the description of culture high crime societies comes from the historical background of the above changes. For example, drinking a lot is a culture that expresses UK and consequently, leads to many crimes that have to do with over use of alcohol.