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crim quiz one - Crime Trends: Gender Socialization Men are...

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Crime Trends: Gender Socialization Men are powerful women are supportive Differential reward system Most criminal theories are andocentric (male centered) Social class and crime Social standing based on economic resources, occupational prestige, or political power Crim and class often seem as inversely related Some argue the upper class also has high crime Self report studies show little difference Assault, burglary, and robbery are all higher in impoverished areas Relationship of class and crime may be reflective of patterns of detection, parental monitoring and discipline are also important Race and crime Relatively arbitrary, socially defined construct Eurocentric bias: the field of crim is dominated by views reflecting the white descent Discrepancy does not exist in crime rates between whites and blacks Liberation hypothesis: racial discrimination in sentencing is most prevalent for less serious crimes Crack cocaine is penalized
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This note was uploaded on 02/01/2011 for the course CRIM 105 taught by Professor Povitsky during the Fall '07 term at Maryland.

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