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Key Terms-Deviance and Crime

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University of Toronto Scarborough
Mc Kinon

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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