CRIM 101 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1-2: Moral Panic, Media Consumption, Bsc Young Boys

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Chapter 1 summary: understanding crime in canada: an introduction to criminology. Criminology tends to be interdisciplinary in nature, drawing on sociology, psychology, biology, law, geography and economics. Criminologist study the criminalization process, which often begins with the process of stigmatization. Stigmatization refers to the manner in which individuals or groups who do not conform or play by so(cid:272)iet(cid:455)"s (cid:396)ules (cid:272)o(cid:373)e to (cid:271)e (cid:396)ega(cid:396)ded as de(cid:448)ia(cid:374)ts o(cid:396) so(cid:272)ial out(cid:272)asts. Example of stigmatized behaviour: skunk cannabis = class b drug. Cultural criminology is a branch of criminology that explores the link between culture, crime, and crime control in contemporary society. Sociological and psychological studied attempted to measure the relationship between media consumption and aggression. Media effect suggests that children exposed to a lot of media violence were more likely to engage in violent behaviour in real life. Cohe(cid:374) is ofte(cid:374) (cid:396)ega(cid:396)ded as the thi(cid:374)ke(cid:396) (cid:449)ho fi(cid:396)st (cid:272)oi(cid:374)ed the te(cid:396)(cid:373) (cid:862)(cid:373)o(cid:396)al pa(cid:374)i(cid:272)(cid:863)

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