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Unformatted text preview: o Instrumentalists argue that the people and the way in which they operate can be instrumental in changing things. It matters who runs the governmentif we get people in office who are closer to the middle class, well see changes. More conservative and see possibilities within the structure of society. Crime o Richard QuinneyRealistic instrumentalist 2 primary categories of crime: 1) Crimes of Domination and Repression o Control Crimes Police brutality o Government Crimes CIA corruption Crooked politicians o Economic Domination Crimes Losing jobs o Social Injury Crimes Racism, sexism, ageism. 2) Accommodation and Resistances (Proletariats response to inequality) o Predatory Crimes Living off of other people Robbery, car theft, stealing from others. o Personal Crimes Committed by poor people against poor people. Murder, assault. o Resistance Crimes...
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This note was uploaded on 10/30/2011 for the course SOCIOLOGY 4465 taught by Professor Becker during the Summer '11 term at LSU.
- Summer '11
- Conflict Theory