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SOCA02H3 Chapter Notes -Edwin Sutherland, Loan Shark, Copyright Infringement

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Winter 2011

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Sociology
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SOCA02H3
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Mc Kinon

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Repeat offender: the act of a person repeating an undesirable behavior after they have
either experienced negative consequences of that behavior, or have been treated or trained
to extinguish that behavior.
Grand theft auto: the criminal act of stealing or attempting to steal a motor vehicle,
including an automobile, truck, bus, coach, motorcycle, snowmobile, trailer or any other
motorized vehicle.
Consensual crimes: illegal acts that nearly all people agree are bad in themselves and
harm society greatly. The state inflicts severe punishment for consensus crimes.
Vagrancy: the state or condition of having no home (especially the state of living in the
streets)
Entrapment: constituted by a law enforcement agent inducing a person to commit an
offense that the person would otherwise have been unlikely to commit
Edwin Sutherland: he was considered as one of the most influential criminologists of the
twentieth century. He was a sociologist of the symbolic interactionist school of thought and
is best known for defining differential association which is a general theory of crime and
delinquency that explains how deviants come to learn the motivations and the technical
knowledge for deviant or criminal activity.
Mugging: street robbery
Copyright infringement: the unauthorized or prohibited use of works under copyright,
infringing the copyright holder's exclusive rights.
Price fixing: an agreement between participants on the same side in a market to buy or sell
a product, service, or commodity only at a fixed price, or maintain the market conditions
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such that the price is maintained at a given level by controlling supply and demand.
Insider trading: the trading of a corporation's stock or other securities by individuals with
potential access to non-public information about the company. In most countries, trading by
corporate insiders such as officers, key employees, directors, and large shareholders may be
legal, if this trading is done in a way that does not take advantage of non-public
information.
Forgery: the process of making, adapting, or imitating objects, statistics, or documents with
the intent to deceive
Fraud: an intentional deception made for personal gain or to damage another individual
Embezzlement: a kind of financial fraud. It is the act of dishonestly appropriating or
secreting assets by one or more individuals to whom such assets have been entrusted.
Donny Brasco: a 1997 crime drama film
Goodfellas: an Academy Award winning 1990 American crime film
Italian Mafia (Sicilian Cosa Nostra): criminal syndicate that emerged in the mid 19th
century in Sicily. It is a loose association of criminal groups that share a common
organizational structure and code of conduct.
Myer Lanski: known as the "Mob's Accountant", was a Jewish American organized crime
figure who, along with his associate Charles "Lucky" Luciano, was instrumental in the
development of the "National Crime Syndicate" in the United States.
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Repeat offender: the act of a person repeating an undesirable behavior after they have either experienced negative consequences of that behavior, or have been treated or trained to extinguish that behavior. Grand theft auto: the criminal act of stealing or attempting to steal a motor vehicle, including an automobile, truck, bus, coach, motorcycle, snowmobile, trailer or any other motorized vehicle. Consensual crimes: illegal acts that nearly all people agree are bad in themselves and harm society greatly. The state inflicts severe punishment for consensus crimes. Vagrancy: the state or condition of having no home (especially the state of living in the streets) Entrapment: constituted by a law enforcement agent inducing a person to commit an offense that the person would otherwise have been unlikely to commit Edwin Sutherland: he was considered as one of the most influential criminologists of the twentieth century. He was a sociologist of the symbolic interactionist school of thought and is best known for defining differential association which is a general theory of crime and delinquency that explains how deviants come to learn the motivations and the technical knowledge for deviant or criminal activity. Mugging: street robbery Copyright infringement: the unauthorized or prohibited use of works under copyright, infringing the copyright holders exclusive rights. Price fixing: an agreement between participants on the same side in a market to buy or sell a product, service, or commodity only at a fixed price, or maintain the market conditions www.notesolution.com
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