DRUGS - alcohol CHILD ABUSE and alcohol use/abuse are...

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Florida State University Sociology Department SYG2010-06 Social Problems Dr. Gloria T. Lessan Spring 2005 Lecture Notes DRUGS  CRIME  TERRORISM DRUGS AND CRIME Illegal-substances production, distribution, selling and possession are CRIMES PROPERTY crimes – which may turn VIOLENT – are associated with use of illegal substances Violence is used to protect drug markets and profits (ORGANIZED CRIME) Drug money is tied to WHITE-COLLAR crime e.g. money- laundering Drug money is used to finance war and TERRORISM Illegal substances, “date-rape” drugs, are associated with VIOLENT crimes
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ALCOHOL AND CRIME Alcohol abuse is more likely linked to CRIME than any other drug Intimate-partner VIOLENCE is associated with drinking
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Unformatted text preview: alcohol CHILD ABUSE and alcohol use/abuse are reciprocally related Selling alcohol to, and drinking alcohol by, minors is ILLEGAL DUI is a crime --- potentially VIOLENT WAR/TERRORISM AND CRIME War crimes: + Crimes against peace e.g. starting a war (STATE crime) + Conventional war crimes e.g. murder, torture, rape, masacres of soldiers and civilians (STATE crime) + Crimes against humanity e.g. political or religious persecution (HATE crime), racial/ethnic cleansing (RAPE and ASSAULT) and killing (MURDER) Terrorism entails ORGANIZED crime activities such as kidnapping, bombings, killings, and violence in general...
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