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Department
Woodsworth College Courses
Course
WDW101Y1
Professor
Scot Wortley
Semester
Fall

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Week SIX Economics social strain and crime Is there a relationship between social class and criminal behaviour? - Depend on the source of data (official crime data vs. Survey data) and the type of crime (violent crime vs. Whit collar crime) - Many of the people who are arrested by the police tend to be from lower class - Homicide that take place within the city of Toronto take place in the poor places - Talk about types of crime and social class - Drug use and drug possession, most people arrested with possession were poor, but survey research shows that a higher proportion of well off people use more drugs then poor people. - Poor people are a higher level of surveillance* maybe that why they tend to be caught and arrest more then well off people. - In general there is a strong relationship between social class and crime Immediate and lagged eff
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