Lec 2 soc 209 - jan 9 2012. Link between crime trends and punitive measures. Annotated bibliography: due- jan 30 - beginning of class. Eg law and society, birtish journal of crime and society etc. Notion of justice and crime needs to be carefully considered * - previous lecture. How do existing power relations influence the definintion of crime. Generally, when we think of justice - what should we do with those that break the law, or commit a crime especially those that we think are dangerous. yes, because there are more laws created, but also, there were other laws taken away for eg. not allowed to have anal sex. youth are consumers of crime - for eg watching csi on tv - the influence of media. also, the more we think crime is going to happen the more we try to protect ourselves.