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Lecture 8

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Department
Sociology
Course
SOCI 2450
Professor
Darryl Davies
Semester
Summer

Description
CriminologyClass 8 TheoriesPerspectivesMarch 6 2012Social Structures TheoryLocate causes of crime or explanations within the societySocial Process TheoryInteraction between individuals within the societySocial Conflict Perspectivelooks at the conflict between individuals and different groupsEcological TheoriesImpact of demographics on crimeParkBurgess looked at what they called at concentric city zonescircle in centre of city found that crimes rates fluctuated throughout the areas rate and type of crime changes Zone 1 retail Zone 2 Transitional Zone 3 Working Class Homes Zone 4 Middle class Zone 5 Suburbs Defensible Space Define areas of influence and improved opportunities of surveillance to bring an environment under control of its residence reducing opportunities of crime Situational crime prevention problem taken to farStrain Th
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