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Consensus vs. pluralistic vs. conflict

Explain differences among the consensus, pluralistic, and conflict perspectives. Which comes closest to your understanding of society and which perspective adequately describes society?

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Law and social order perspectives is the undertone of our society as we know it today. The foundation of criminology can be found in perspectives of human conduct and what outlines that of deviant behavior. In turn, laws (written or verbal) have been implemented into communities and societies for centuries based on perspectives of what is right and wrong. Perspectives can be seen in society through consensus, pluralistic, and conflict perspectives. Below we'll explain the differences between these three perspectives and provide my opinion to which one comes closest to my understanding of society and which perspective adequately describes society.

As stated before, law and social order perspectives can be seen through social conflict theory that ...

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Consensus versus pluralistic versus conflict is examined.

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