Criminology- Study Guide- Transcription of Rape Story
He said/ She said
Following is an example scenario from both a woman and a mans point of
I first met her at a party. She looked really hot, wearing a very short skirt
with a tight T-shirt
Criminology- Study Guide- Victim Surveys
Surveys that ask respondents to report their encounters with
criminals or criminal events
First national survey in 1966 found that the number of criminal
victimizations was far higher than previously
Criminology- Study Guide- Variation and Institutions
Do individual-level Variables Explain the Variation?
Age, Sex and Relative Wealth do not explain any of the variation in
proposers or responder behavior (few exceptions).
Group-level variables (ethnicit
Criminology- Study Guide- Why does Crime Exist
Why Does It Exist?
Who doesnt like money?
Financial pressures and family difficulties are a few significant
motivations for committing white-collar crimes
One way to view occupational crime is that it is in e
Criminology- Study Guide- Violent Crime
Violence in the U.S.
Violence is the primal problem of American history, the dark reverse of its
coin of freedom and abundance.
Majority of Americans are scared of violent crime and favor getting tough
on crime as a
Criminology- Study Guide- White-Collar Crime
First described by Edwin Sutherland as the criminal activities of the rich
A crime committed by a person of respectability and high social status in
the course of his occupation.
Criminology- Study Guide-Social Bonding and Control
Social Bonding and Control
Assumptions of Control Theory
Assume all people are equally capable of committing crime and would do
so if left to their own devices.
Past Theories ask the Question: W
Criminology- Study Guide-Forms of Social Control
Forms of Social Control
Review of Social Control Systems
A rule is a law if enforced by State actors such as the California State
Police or City of Davis Police.
Criminology- Study Guide-Crimes of Force and against Property
Crimes of Force & Against Property
Larceny - the wrongful or fraudulent taking and caring away of the
personal property of another by any person with a fraudulent intent to
deprive the owner of
Criminology- Study Guide-Public Contributions
1.) Five players sit in face-to-face situation.
2.) Each player is given $5
3.) Each round (there are 10 in total), each player can contribute between 0
and 10 nickels (50 cents) to
4.) Money pu