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Unformatted text preview: arrested individuals, self reported drug abuse by prisoners, (remember the charts/graphs?) geographic connections (remember the map?). All of these indicators give us the impression that drugs and crime are connected. But how are they connected? What does the research say? 5. Drug-Crime theories - know what each are and how they are defined, be able to give examples from both lectures AND the reading, be able to tell me the support for and against each theory, be able to provide alternative hypotheses to each theory, and be able to tell me what types of criminal justice responses might be preferred given a belief in any one of these drug-crime theories: - psychopharmacological - economic compulsive - systemic - common cause 6. Also we discussed some possible consequences of various types of responses to the drug-crime problem (prison overcrowding, biases as to who goes to prison, etc.)...
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This note was uploaded on 04/28/2008 for the course ADJ 100 taught by Professor Lum during the Spring '08 term at George Mason.
- Spring '08