In Chapter 8 of the primary text, Siegel discusses social conflict and critical criminology (2015). After reading this chapter, discuss what conflict criminology is, and how it contributes to crime in today’s society. Discuss how relative deprivation and a stratified society also contribute to crime and delinquency. Finally, discuss various sociological schools of crime causation, and how they relate to relative deprivation, and a stratified society.
Your initial post should be at least 300 words in length. Support your contentions with citations from the text and/or other scholarly sources. Your grade will reflect both the quality of your initial post and the depth of your responses.