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Introduction to Criminology

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CRIM 1650 Lecture 2: Measurement of Crime
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find more resources at oneclass.com Abundance of crime today. Because there are so many crime TV shows people develop common sense criminology. This gives a very skewed representation of what Criminology ...

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CRIM 1650 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Actus Reus, Dependent And Independent Variables, Homicide
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Lecture 1 (08012019) 1) Definition of Crime Criminology is a field of study that includes a variety of disciplines including; psychology, sociology, political science, philosophy, biology, economics Crime is very common an...

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James W Williams
CRIM 1650 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Stranger Danger, Slut

find more resources at oneclass.com VIII. Gender and Crime II Violence Against Women A. Concepts 1. Stranger Danger - Pathological emphasis on the idea of people having a sickness and abnormality 2. Double Victimi...

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CRIM 1650 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Travis Hirschi, Labeling Theory, Differential Association

find more resources at oneclass.com V. Sociological Theories I Social Process Theories A. Concepts 1. Social Bond 3. Primary versus Secondary Deviance 2. Differential Association 4. De-Criminalization de-criminaliz...

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CRIM 1650 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Crime Comics, Moral Panic, Juvenile Delinquency

IX. Youth and Crime I Myths versus Realities A. Concepts 1. Moral Panic Moral panic are repetitive cycles of public concerns in which a group of people or a type of behaviour is defined as problematic and deserving of imme...

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CRIM 1650 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Uniform Crime Reports, Victimless Crime, Homicide

II. Measurement of Crime A. Concepts 1. Dark Figure of Crime crimes which are unreported to the police 2. Claims-Making people like police B. Themes 1. What are the links between the issues of definition and measurement? W...

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CRIM 1650
James Williams
CRIM 1650 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Actus Reus, Dependent And Independent Variables, Sexting

I. Definition of Crime A. Concepts Legal a crime is an act or a failure to act which violates the criminal law Tapan (1947) crime is an intentional act in violation of the criminal law committed without defence or excuse, ...

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CRIM 1650
James Williams
CRIM 1650 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Squeegee Man

find more resources at oneclass.com VI. Sociological Theories II Structural and Conflict-Marxist Theories A. Concepts 1. Legitimate Opportunity 3. Capitalist Mode ofProduction - refers to a system of economic organi...

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James Williams
CRIM 1650 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Youth Criminal Justice Act, Publication Ban, Populism

X. Youth and Crime II Youth Justice System A. Concepts 1. Penal Populism - reflection on a popular opinion 2. Zero Tolerance 3. Diversion 4. Boot Camp B. Themes 1. How have the images of youth crime and the youth justice s...

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James Williams
CRIM 1650 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Offender Profiling

III. Individual Theories I Biological and Psychological A. Concepts 1. Positivism 2. Cultural Resonance a. Nature of criminality b. Identification, detections and investigation (psychological profiling) crime is reflected ...

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CRIM 1650 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Homicide, Sexual Assault, Victim Blaming

find more resources at oneclass.com IV. Individual Theories II Rational Choice A. Concepts 1. Specific versus General Deterrence 3. Situational Crime Prevention 2. Rational Choice 4. Crime Displacement - crime is u...

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CRIM 1650 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Property Crime, Homicide, Real Change

find more resources at oneclass.com VII. Gender and Crime I Female Offending A. Concepts 1. Nasty Girls and Unruly Women not criminal, but a moral lens put on them. Women acting in way that they arent su...

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CRIM 1650 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Squeegee Man

Sociological theories II: Structural and conflict theory Strain theory (Merton, 1949) Crime is a result of social pathology High rates of crime in certain groups because they are responding normally to the social situation...

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CRIM 1650 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Travis Hirschi, Labeling Theory, Edwin Sutherland

Sociological theories I: Social process theories Limitations of individual theories and the shift to sociological theories 1. Society rather than the individual is the appropriate unit of analysis (society used to understa...

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James Williams
CRIM 1650 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Atavism, Society 1, Scientific Method

Explaining crime and criminal behaviour Variables Theories A. Models of behaviour 1. Individual > individual Determinism Biological and psychological Freewill Rational choice theory 2. Social > Sociological B. Model of Soc...

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