Gender Crime The relations between gender and crime are deep persistent and

Gender crime the relations between gender and crime

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more generally for conduct disorder, antisocial behavior, and childhood aggression. Gender & Crime The relations between gender and crime are deep, persistent and paradoxical. Gender has been recognised as one of the most important factors that play a significant role in dealing with different kinds of crimes within criminal justice systems. It has long been considered that men and women differ in their offence rates and patterns and in their victimisation experiences. Effects are different from one society to another and from time to time within one society, since gender roles and expectations are changing Social Class & Crime Interactionist perspective: Argues that the higher rates of working class crime are a social construction Strain Theory Perspective: Anomie - crime increased when there was a strain (or gap) between society’s success goals (achieving material wealth) and the available opportunities to achieve those goals through legitimate means (having a well-paying job). Marxist Perspective: while working class crime does exist, it is a rational response to criminogenic capitalism. Moreover, all class commit crime, and the crimes of the elite are more harmful than street crime, but less likely to be punished. Ecological Factors & Crime Ecological factors involve interactions between people and their activities in a physical environment. This category includes things associated with the physical environment such as geography and topography, crowding, pollution, and recreational opportunities. These ecological factors can affect how people develop physically and emotionally over their lives as well as the level of hostility, fear, or well-being they feel from moment to moment as they experience, for example, a crowded subway, dark lonely parking lot, or serene park. Ecological factors also determine what opportunities for crime exist because they include interactions between people and the ways physical environments channel those interactions. The routine activities of people in a physical setting can have important effects on when and where opportunities for crime occur. A crime is not possible unless a motivated and able offender converges with a victim, property, or illicit substance or behavior in the absence of capable guardianship (people or physical barriers to prevent the crime). Inc. environmental contaminates ie lead exposure Day, season, climate (- More reported crimes occur during summer months;Crime rates rise with the temperature (up to 32 degrees), Regional Differences: Large urban areas have the highest violence rates, rural areas have the lowest
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5. Know the organisations in Australia where you can find data on crime
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Week 2: Activity Emile Durkheim, Karl Marx and Max Weber and generally considered the three foundational thinkers in the development of sociology. Each was writing at about the same time as the others, but each had very different views on society. In different ways, each of these thinkers have also been foundational
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