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Unformatted text preview: Social Construction of Murder o Killing versus murder o Toleration o Approval o Necessity o Abortion, Death Penalty, Assisted Suicides Murder: Positivism o Distorted media image o Heat of the moment realit o Murders justify--vindication o Intimacy o Victims and prepetrators: same group o Intraracial o African Americans more likely to kill and be killed o Murder and social class o Men versus women o Homicide rates vary dramatically from society to society Murder Myths One violent crime every xx seconds Subjective vs objective reality and concern Murder mystery Course of a felony-panic The "psycho" Gangland- although gang related homicides are increasing...
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This note was uploaded on 11/09/2011 for the course SCIE SYG2000 taught by Professor Bernhardt during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
- Fall '10