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CRIM 1125 Lecture Notes - Labeling Theory

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3 pages28 viewsFall 2012

Department
Criminology
Course Code
CRIM 1125
Professor
K.Chin

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The Urban Rural Divide
More familiar with urban areas
Knowing your neighbours and neighbourhood
Why the Difference?
More likely to encounter strangers from different cultural or social
backgrounds
More likely to encounter physical incivilities (e.g., broken windows, graffiti,
run-down buildings, etc.)
More likely to encounter social incivilities
2004 GSS:
o Victimization higher in urban areas, especially in those urban areas
with a high number of rental units and a high turnover
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