Murder realities - • SES 1 Acts defined as murder-more...

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Murder realities (2004) Intimate (felony murder becoming more common) Unplanned, yet form of vindication Intra-racial Relationship 1. Stranger: 15-25% 2. Family: 13% 3. Friends and acquaintances: 35% 4. Propinquity 5. Frequency of interaction 6. Intimacy-intensity of emotions 7. Importance of attitudes of those with whom we are involved. Age 1. Killers, under 25, median 18 2. Victims 18 and older Urban versus Rural: And in urban areas- Not random: Specific neighborhoods South/West vs Midwest/East Race 1. 49% Of victims--African American 2. Intra-racial 3. If victim is A-A: 92% killer A-A 4. If victim is W: 93% killer W 5. Holds for Hispanics 6. Back to the relationship
Background image of page 1
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: • SES 1. Acts defined as murder--more likely lower class (Powerful kill more) 2. Not poverty per se, but economic inequality. 3. Henry and Short on suicide vs. murder and SES. 4. NYC: rate in the poorest precinct-203 versus rate in the wealthiest-4 5. Relative deprivation • Gender 1. Men kill and are killed by men (90% of offenders male/72% of victims of male offenders are male) 2. Women kill and are killed by men (10% of offenders/73% of victims of female offenders are male) 3. 90% of offenders who murder males are male only 10% of female murder victions are killed by females....
View Full Document

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

Ask a homework question - tutors are online