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27/05/2008 21:39:00 2/4/08 Discussion westerners think more linear Easterners thing more contextual Looks at everything surrounding a particular phenomena before coming up  with a conclusion Mook Male who takes the non traditional lead and sets the standard for cool CWright mills coined “ sociological imagination” Comte coined “ sociology” Martinoe did the first quantitative study looking at etiquette, manners, micro level  interactions Lolita online Fetishness Sexiness Smoking submissiveness first rule of cool: know your marketing strategy
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males non verbal communication of liking someone eye contact 2.5.08:  notetake@usc.edu The culture of fear and juvenile delinquency  Video Highlights of inmates’ past experiences Crystal meth Family torn apart Loss of kids, sent to adoption FBI/ Part 1 and Part II offenses Part I: also called index crimes: homicide manslaughter, rape, roberty,  aggravated assault, burglary, arson, motor vehicle theft Part II: Vandalism, liquor laws, drug trafficking, running away from homes,  curfew violations The culture of fear Barry Glassner  o Compares our news media to Canada o Our media is very violent o If it bleeds, it leads Facts
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Crime is down: FBi shows the national crime rate has droped to record lows  in recent years Also, a 1.9% decline in property crimes like burglary, larceny and motor  vehicle theft during the first six months of 2004 But the media portrays it in such a way that we think that violence is up Fearful people lead to actions that are not always rational Violent crime for youth offenders is flatlined, felony going down  Of those murdered: Approximately 42.3 percent of the murder victims knew their assailants Nearly a third of all female victims were slain by a husband or boyfriend Incredible increases of people being locked up and  juveniles being tried as  adults Juvenile 200,000 kids tried in adult courts nationwide- 180,000 of htos e in t states  which have moved the “ juvenile” designation to 15 or 16 instead of 18
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This note was uploaded on 05/27/2008 for the course SOCI 200m taught by Professor Albright during the Spring '06 term at USC.

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