Quinney What Is Considered A Crime Analysis

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I think Quinney has a point here. Am I understanding this correctly? Crime is viewed as what certain acts and behaviors are considered criminal and deviant. What makes Crime? What is considered a Crime? Laws were created to keep order and to punish anyone that commits a crime and breaks the law. However, in reality this is flawed. For example; if someone in upper class commits a crime odds are they will not be punished for the crime because they have a high social status aka "money" therefor will not be viewed as a criminal even though they committed a crime, however; if someone in lower class commits a crime they are automatically punished for the crime and viewed as a criminal. Just proves to show that what is considered a crime and what
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