Members of different types of deviant subculture might engage in different acts of deviant behaviour.

In small groups, discuss which of the following offences you think would be most likely to be committed by members of ‘criminal’, ‘conflict’ or ‘retreatist’ subcultures.

Are there some offences that might be committed by members of all three subcultures?

illegal possession of knives
using ‘crack’ cocaine
car theft
illegal possession of guns
robbery with violence
taking ecstasy
street fighting
theft from shops
dealing in stolen goods
joy riding
dealing in drugs