012w2d1 - Last Class Crime vs. Deviance Legal Requirements...

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Last Class Crime vs. Deviance Legal Requirements for Guilt Perspectives on Law The Components of Criminology Criminology as a Multi-Disciplinary Science
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Practice Quiz 1. (T or F) By definition, all crimes are acts of deviance. 2. What component of guilt is missing from a strict liability crime? a) Actus Reus b) Mens Rea c) Social Harm d) A Victim 3. Pressure from environmental groups that forces Congress to pass stricter pollution legislation is an example of what perspective on law? a) Substantive Law b) Consensus c) Interactionist d) Conflict 4. Which of these is not one of the three domains of criminology? a) Law b) Sociology c) Criminological Theory d) 5. Which of the following is not a source of crime statistics? a) Uniform Crime Reports b) The National Crime Victimization Survey c) Self-Report Surveys d) Neighborhood Ethnographies
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Today’s Class Introduction to Criminological Methods Quantitative vs. Qualitative Sources of Quantitative Data Types of Crime
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Video Segment http://www.cbsnews.com/sections/i_vide o/main500251.shtml?id=2884818n
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Think about a research question Examples: Where is crime occurring? What kinds of crimes are increasing? Who are the victims? What age are the perpetrators? What kind of data would best answer your question? Where would you get the data? Who or what would you want to sample? How would you gather data or information? What are the limitations of your method?
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