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Exam 2 Notes Ch 6

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Exam 2 Notes Chapter 6 ACrimevsDevianceaDeviancebehaviorthatdepartsfromsocialnormsbutisnot necessarilycriminaliGoingagainstnormsiiExfacingthewrongwayinanelevatorbutnosanctionsb NotalldeviancesarecrimesbutallcrimesaredeviantcCrimeanactthatisdeemedsociallyharmfulordangerousandisspecificallyprohibitedundercriminallawiCanbeharmfulii SanctionspunishableB ConsensusandconflictModelsa Consensusmodeltheassumptionthatallsocietyhassimilarmoralsandsoagreeontherulesi Associetychangesalongwithsocietyopinionscollectively wedecidetochangelawsb Conflictmodelrulesaresetinplacebythepowerfuli Saysthattherulesaresetinplacebythepowerfulnogeneralconsensusonlymatterswhatthepeopleinpower sayiiRichwhitepeopleusepowdercocaine500g5years inprisoniiiInnercityblackwhitetrashusecrackcocaine5g5yearsinprisoncPenumbralcrimescrimestowhichthereisnostigmaattached forfailuretoobeyi Exspeedlimitontheinterstateusedtobe55 nowitis 70mphCTypesofCrimesa PartIindexcrimescarrythemostpunishmentmostseriousmemorizei CrimesagainstPersonViolentCrimes1 Aggravatedassault2 ForcibleRape3Murder4Robberyii PropertyCrimes1 Arson2 Burglury3Larcenytheft4MotorvehicletheftbPartIIOffenseswhitecollarcrimenotasharshofapunishmenti Curfewviolationloiteringii Disorderlyconductiii DrivingundertheinfluenceDTheCrimeClocka Property3secondsb Larcenytheft4secondsc Burglury15secd MotorVehicletheft25secondseViolentcrime23secondsfAggravatedassault36secondsg Robbery1minuteh Rape5mini Murder32minE CrimeTrendsaHighcrimeinthe60si Crimedatabecamereliableii 144increaseinthe60swithonly13increaseinthe population1 Meansthatthereasonwasnotduetothe populationincreaseiii Thingsgoingoninthe60s1Civilrightsmovement2 Vietnamprotests3 Increaseinthenumberofpolice4Newdruglaws5Babyboomersenteringcrimeproneage Ageand crimecurveb Ageandcrimecurve1GenerationofkidsbornwhenmencamehomefromWWII1945ish21524peakageofcrimemostcrimeproneageiHappensaround19603Hugefactorinwhycrimeincreasedinthe60s4Supportsthecrimeproneagegroupa Nomatterwhereyouliveethnicitystatusgendernothingchangestherelationshipas comparedtoagec1980yearofthemosthomicidesbutthencrimeratedroppedafterthatdGenderandCrimeiMenare45timesmorelikelytocommitindexcrimebig crimesthanwomen1 CognitivedifferencesgirlshavebetterverbalskillsaGirlstalkitoutnotasmuchphysical violenceii Socialpoliticaldifferences1 Becausewomenarenotequalinsocietytheyare notequalinthecrimeresearcha NotphysicallyequallyoremotionallyequalbExwomenarenotallowedtoparticipatein
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