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Final Exam - Criminology Final Test Second City Inside the...

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Criminology Final Test Sara Weinreb Second City: Inside the World’s Largest Jail 700 inmates in per night 200 men guarded by 3-4 deputies attacks on deputies 3 strike rule “we have constitutional rights” prison gangs gay cell squat searches Female Street Hustling Validity o Internal validity: is the data accurate? Does your data measure what it is was intended to? o External validity: how generalizable is this sample? Snowball sample- may not be representative Double failure: from street hustling to other deviance Two women she cites: o Simon: women liberation movement provides new economic opportunities and occupations for women, women have new opportunity to commit crime. OPPORTUNITY THEORY. o Adler: wlm has transformed women to have attitudes that made them more like men, therefore more likely to commit crime Miller critiques these two and disagrees because: o Women at the bottom aren’t getting new opportunities
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o Women crimes still the same as always, they are out of need o Women more criminal with respect to drugs Women more likely to commit type two crimes Deviant street network: group of individuals who work together for illegal ends such as prostitution, robbery, petty larceny, forgery, and auto-theft Domestic networks lead to street networks Man vs. Pimp o Man: less women, more relationship based, street clothes, protects his woman, wants to be “her man” o Pimp: more women, fast life, flashy clothes, doesn’t usually work, establishes business guidelines Pseudo-family: “wives-in-laws” for each man Sandra o abusive father, got started in prostitution in OR, girls were stable showed her guidance, had money to survive on her own o ran away, takes risks for pleasure, pretty Betsey o Involved in fast life, siblings all arrested, restricted growing up, dad said she’d have 99 children, brother’s girlfriend got her involved in hustling o Physically ugly, pushed out of a car, put herself in situation where she will be hurt [family + other factor such as running away, drugs] [deviant street networks] [hustling] NUCLEAR FAMILY white deviant street network Extended Family Hispanic, Am. Indian drugs pregnancy Domestic Network African American runaway hustling domestic network
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o safety net o prevent people from moving up (others will drain your resources) o most subjected to hustling o easier access to deviant networks o permeable, vulnerable parents create stress, pressure to go to school, but there is the pressures of poverty Howard Becker: labeling theory Rejects simultaneous model of causality o Alcohol, dysfunction family, culture meet at one time and cause robbery Proposes sequential model of causality |------------------|--------------------------|----------------------------| past runaway street culture criminal act
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