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uggen soc 4111 1 Week 8: Chris Uggen – Sociology 4111 1 begin part IV: substantive areas crime: violence, property, occupational deviance 90+ 77-89 20 25 30 35 40 students straight and adjusted midterm 4111 grades (n=75) Chris Uggen – Sociology 4111 2 A-/A/A+ B-/B/B+ C-/C/C+ D F straight (90, 80, 70, 60) 26 31 16 1 1 adjusted (90, 77, 60, 50) 26 38 10 1 0 60-76 50-59 0 0 5 10 15 # of s Part IV: Substantive Areas • Interpersonal Violence – Violation of (criminal) law • Murder as “deviant killing” – vs. war, abortion, assisted suicide, Chris Uggen – Sociology 4111 3 excusable and justifiable homicides – Rosenfeld/Blumstein city rankings; UCR: 2004 as lowest in 40 years – Correlates : Region (S&W); Age (15-24); Sex (Male); Race (Af.Am) • Violence, masculinity, & escape
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uggen soc 4111 2 US homicide at lowest levels since 1960s Chris Uggen – Sociology 4111 4 the local picture, 1984-2009 Chris Uggen – Sociology 4111 5 age, race, and gender Chris Uggen – Sociology 4111 6
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uggen soc 4111 3 gun and non-gun homicides Chris Uggen – Sociology 4111 7 homicide victims - 2002 Murder Victims 2002 Sex Race Chris Uggen – Sociology 4111 8 Age Total Male Female Unk. White Black Oth Unk Total 14,054 10,779 3,251 24 6,757 6,730 377 190 Percent distribution 1 100.0 76.7 23.1 0.2 48.1 47.9 2.7 1.4 Under 18 2 1,357 867 489 1 689 610 45 13 Under 22 2 3,398 2,624 772 2 1,581 1,683 104 30 18 and over 2 12,406 9,703 2,699 4 5,945 6,009 331 121 Homicide rankings 2002 (Unadjusted) Adjusted for disadvantage and stability 1. New Orleans 1. New Orleans 2. Washington, D.C. 2. Washington, D.C. 3. Detroit 3. San Francisco 4. Baltimore 4. Baltimore 5. Atlanta 5. Phoenix 6. St. Louis 6. Detroit 7. Chicago 7. Los Angeles 8. Philadelphia 8. Chicago 9. Miami 9. Seattle 10. Los Angeles 10. Dallas 11. Cleveland 11. Denver Chris Uggen – Sociology 4111 9 12. Dallas 12. St. Louis 13. Phoenix 13. Minneapolis 14. Houston 14. Atlanta 15. Minneapolis 15. Houston 16. Boston 16. San Diego 17. Denver 17. Philadelphia 18. San Francisco 18. Miami 19. New York 19. Boston 20. Seattle 20. New York 21. San Diego 21. Cleveland
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uggen soc 4111 4 • Forcible (v. Statutory) Rape – Violent by definition - force or threat of force – Measurement (“forced sex” vs. “rape”); • Social facts elusive, NCVS data 2002: on p. 129: 63% of completed Chris Uggen – Sociology 4111 10 rapes and 65% of attempted rapes were not reported to police – Rape dropped 53% from 1999-2008, faster than other violent crimes – Date rape, prison rape • Assault (aggravated and simple) • Domestic Violence – Children, Partners, Elders Why is rape declining? Chris Uggen – Sociology 4111
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