Soc 267b Lectures

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Unformatted text preview: Schools of Thought 2. Positivist 1. Classical c) Sociological b) Psychological a) Biological a) Rational i) Social Str uctur e ii) Social Pr ocess iii) Social Conflict 1-9-07 Soc 267 Lectures Tattoos can represent gang symbols Represent is a way of being proud, intimidating and membership Lure the younger kids into gang affiliation Smoking illegal to sell cigarettes, not for a minor to smoke. Does smoking correlate with criminal behavior? Maybe buying cigarettes is a way of testing the boundary, and how much more testing of boundaries are they willing to engage in. Eyebrow piercing what do these piercing represent, does it indicate something about an individual that may suggest that we need to take a closer look. After piercing is this the same child anymore? Kid representing bagging and ragging do people automatically associate them with a gang? The answer is yes. Others know the t ruth about them like family and friends but strangers see them in a certain way. 40 min listen to titles of articles in the news If young people are the future and there is so much trouble with our youth then our future looks to be doomed. Bulger Case: kids charged in England, title in news paper had this happened in Canada NOTHING would have been done about it (min 44 and change). To say nothing happens is wrong but they will not be charged with murder (no criminal charges). Min 48:25 Reena virk murder, Kelly Ellard. One of the first incidents where women were the murders. Kelly Ellard major assailant. Convicted in 2005 of life sentence. Took too long from 1997-2005, 3 t rials had to take place. Youth criminal justice act came into Canada in 2003. We treat young peoples misdeeds as innocent mistakes, is killing someone only a mistake? School shooting (min 53) prior to columbine school shooting were in isolated regions and individuals were comfortable with weapons and were more likely to experience economic disadvantage. Columbine had two upper middle-class youth who were white which scared the general public. When school shooting take place in areas where they shouldnt take place parents may question sending their kids to school and real problems in society can ensue. When will these people start to take matters into their own hands and take weapons as protection. (min 57) Bullying number one problem in Canadian schools Youth is disintegrating. Vandalism is rife, and crime of all kinds is rampant among our young people. The nation is in peril. Written on an Egyptian coffin 4000 years ago. 1-11-07 Two approaches can be used, 1) causal: emphasis on delinquent or criminal behavior. Looking at influence of family and educational system. Look at the relevance of the peer group. Lifetime experiences that can be a part of the overall socialization process and experiences that are part of our biological pre disposition. 2 ) youth criminal justice??? (listen) Status Offense: Behaviors that have been designated as criminal but...
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