Chap10-ViolentCrime - Chapter 10 Violent Crime Causes of...

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Chapter 10 Violent Crime
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Causes of Violence Personal Traits Ineffective Families Evolutionary Factors / Human Instinct Exposure to Violence Substance Abuse Psychopharmacological relationship Economic compulsive behavior Systemic link Firearm Availability Cultural Values The Subculture of Violence National Values
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Assault, Battery and Robbery Battery – Offensive touching Assault – attempted battery or frightening the victim by word or deed. Robbery – Taking property by force or threat of force.
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Forcible Rape “The carnal knowledge of a female forcibly and against her will.” Rape is understood as being driven by a desire to assert power and dominance, not driven by the desire for sex. Incidence of rape UCR reports about 90,000 per year. NCVS estimates more than 200,000 per year. Types of rape Date rape Marital Rape Statutory Rape
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Rape and the Law Traditionally, rape has been poorly handled by the CJS. Proving Rape
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Chap10-ViolentCrime - Chapter 10 Violent Crime Causes of...

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