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CRM 100 week 7

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Department
Criminology
Course
CRM 100
Professor
Emily Van Der Meulen
Semester
Fall

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October 3 2011 I.Crime,media,andurbanspace -News, popular culture, and prerceptions of crime media loves crime -Crime and urban space media creates space as criminal-graffiti, lane ways 'Territorial stigmatization' and the construction of 'outcast spaces' (refer to how different areas in the city get stigmatized) The ghetto' Race, radicalization and crime (police racial profiling, police's response to different areas, muslim communities viewed as 'terrorism' threat) Class and crime (poverty, polarization of society between the two extremes of poor and wealthily, increasing division of space, cities are perceived as more dangerous) II.RegentPark:themakingandremakingofaneighbourhood - A brief history of Regent Park (dundas and gerrad area) attempt to make mixed housing, in corporate both market housing and community housing deviance, lack of cleanliness, - Farwell to Oak Street Outcast space Crime, urban space, and moral regulation Whose voices? -The social welfare approach -The ambivalence of reconstruction: gentrification and the pacification of 'crime' -Rebuilding Regent Park: Oak Street revisitied -Detective Jim Jones: The case of the Missing Building III.VoicesofRegentPark -www.catchdaflava.com -Regentpark.tv -Community arts and community organizing -Reconceptualizing crime and outcast space: Myths of Regent Park -Catch da Flava: alternative news - Housing - Drug Crime - Volience and Death- october17lecture Equality two competing notions of equality 1)Formalequality treat like things alike policies and laws should apply equally to everyone might understand the practical necessity of differential treatment, for example pregnancy policies should not apply to men but all women equally different classifications, but similar treatment for similar situations the law should at most ensure equal opportunity, fair competition eliminate formal, social, barriers (race, class, gender)to ensure equality assumes that if you take away all of the barriers, and have everyone 'start at the same place' however advocates for substantive equality argues otherwise and should instead focus on outcome not beginning 2)SubstantiveEquality(akaEquity) getting rid of barriers does not essentially help, more to consider than just making policy that applies to everyone get rid of all these carries reduce sexism, racism, abilisim, homophobia ( barriers) as well as CREATE positive policies designed to reduce disadvantage overall in order to treat people equally, marginalized peoples might actually need to be treated differently due to long histories of sexism racism etc in order for peole to 'end race at the same time' 1960BillofRights Section1:Individualrights life liberty security of the person, enjoyment of property Race, national original, colour, religion, or sex Freedom of religion, speech, assembly, association & press noonecantakeawayfrompeopletheserightsunlessindue processoflawcantheserightsbeinfringedupon Section2:Federallawscannotinfringerights protection for persons arrested/ accused of offences people should not be presecuted due to religion, political affiliation,
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