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Class Notes for CRIM 1125 at Langara College (page 5)

Introduction to Criminology

Emotional and Behavioural Consequences.docx

Emotional and Behavioural Consequences  GSS reports that overwhelming majority of people in Canada (93%) feel safe from crime  Majority of Canadians (64%) feel their neighbourhood is safer than ot...

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K.Chin
Dilemmas.docx

Dilemmas  If researches succeed in observing criminal behaviour, what do they do?  researches may end up being victims themselves if they hang out in high crime areas  What happens if they're...

Criminology
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K.Chin
CRIM 1125 Lecture Notes - Noxious Stimulus, Differential Association

Delinquency and Opportunity  An extension of strain theory and differential association theory  Legitimate and illegitimate opportunity structures operate side-by-side, but would-be delinquents could...

Criminology
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K.Chin
CRIM 1125 Lecture Notes - Kimveer Gill, Trench Coat

DAWSON COLLEGE o In Montreal, Sept 13, 2006 o Kimveer Gill (25 years old) o Wounded 19, killed one student (Anastasia DeSouzea) o Victims ranged in age from 17 to 47 most in their teens KIMVEER GILL o N...

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K.Chin
Cultural Transmission Theories.docx

Cultural Transmission Theories  Criminals learn criminal values in the same way that we all learn our values- - through interacting with other people in intimate groups  Also learn techniques for com...

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Criminological Theory and the classical school.docx

Criminological Theory and the classical school  general (rather than individual) explanations of crime patterns  theories should also be falsifiable--we should be able to test or measure them ...

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K.Chin
Criminal Event Theory.docx

Criminal Event TheoryCrimes as social events involving offenders victims bystanders and witnesses the police and other participants in the criminal justice systemExamine the precursors transactions and aftermathsE

Criminology
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K.Chin
Crimes as social events.docx

Crimes as social events  Crimes should be viewed as "social" events.  Involve people interacting with each other.  Referred to as events (or episodes) because they "have a beginning and an end....

Criminology
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K.Chin
CRIM 1125 Lecture Notes - Motor Vehicle Theft, General Social Survey, Environmental Criminology

CRIMES AGAINST THE HOUSEHOLD THE UCR vs. THE GSS o 2004 Uniform Crime Report suggests that property crime, motor vehicle theft, and break-ins have generally been on decline since the early 1900s o 2004 Gen...

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CRIM 1125 Lecture Notes - Mens Rea, Actus Reus

Crime myths and realities o Myth:  Most criminals are dangerous and clever  Most are pathological individuals who kill at random  Police in...

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CRIM 1125 Lecture Notes - Twin, Cesare Lombroso, Ear Trumpet

Cesare Lombroso  Founder and most prominent member of Positive School  Interest in science, medicine and evolutionary theory led Ceasare Lombroso in search of atavistic criminal – a degenerate throwback on earli...

Criminology
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K.Chin
Consensus versus Conflict.docx

Consensus versus Conflict Consensus  Society as a functional organism  Norms/expectations based on shared values/interests  Those who are different (e.g., criminals) are deemed to be abnormal Con...

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CRIM 1125 Lecture Notes - Jeremy Bentham, Cesare Beccaria

Cesare and Jeremy Cesare Beccaria (1738-1794)  torture was unfair--confession might have nothing to do with innocence or guilt  if you were innocent, you were tortured anyway; if you guilty, ...

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CRIM 1125 Lecture Notes - Security Alarm, Guard Dog

Behaviours Avoidance Behaviours  Steps people take to distance themselves from situations they perceive to be dangerous  Moving to new neighbourhood or staying away from downtown core, e...

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CRIM 1125 Lecture Notes - Y Chromosome, Xyy Syndrome, Karyotype

Adoption Studies  Study identical (MZ) twins raised by different sets of parents, in different environments  Control for social class, child-rearing practices, and diet Muddy Waters  Most adoption studies...

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