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Unformatted text preview: Professor Parker Sociology 40, Fall 2008 Review Questions for the Second In Class Exam, Chapter 6-10 1. Why are some criminals caught and punished, while other go free? How do the attitudes of those you hang out with impact crime? Does media cause crime? 2. If someone lacks control over their impulses, does this lead to crime? 3. What are the definitions of the UCR violent crimes? 4. What have the trends in violent crime been during the past 30 years? 5. What are some of the different types of violent crime that are not part of the UCR? Domestic violence- child abuse, elder abuse, female/male battering Hate crime Stalking 6. What are the trends in elder abuse, stalking, and intimate partner violence (aka battering)? Elder abuse don’t have much data on that, so it won’t really establish a trend Stalking as well. Partner violence (pg 433 chp 7)- going down 7. What are the UCR property crimes defined as? How common are these crimes?...
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- Fall '06
- Sociology, property crime, UCR violent crimes