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CRM 102 Final: CRM WEEK 8 EXAM NOTES
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Department
Criminology
Course
CRM 102
Professor
Kelly De Luca
Semester
Winter

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CRM 102 WEEK 8 (chapter 14) Social control theory o People dont commit criminal acts because they dont want to risk losing their social bonds o Why dont we all commit crimes Social (dis) integration o Deviance will be highest in disorganized communities that lack social controls o Durkheim Social bonds: various ties that people have in society Egoistic suicide o When persons social ties are so weak that they are freed from social constraints o Social organization is weak and people lack moral guidance Anomic suicide o Lack of social integration leaves society wo clear system of moral beliefs and sentiments o Social organization is weak and people lack moral guidance Deviance is common if rules are weak and there is little agreement about legitimacy o Thrasher Gangs are located where there are geographical and social games in society o Shaw and McKay ecological analysis shows consistent crime rates for neighbourhoods despite changing demographics independent variables: something that does not depend on another thing ecological fallacy: error made when info is gathered at a group level and conclusions are drawn about individuals crime rate is higher in lowerclass than others lowerclass people are more likely to commit crimes o not always true many middleclass people travel to lowclass areas to commit crimes delinquents come from poor communities with no good intentions crime is heavily concentrated in economically disadvantaged areas Albert Reiss o Social controls ties with family o Personal controls internalized by an individuals o Delinquency results if one of these are absent or in conflict with the other Ivan Nye o Control theory
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