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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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- Fall '10
- criminally negligent homicide, Subjective vs, vs objective concern