Lecture Notes: 9/28/06 the most sexually sensitive part of a man's body = the corona (around the head of the penis) group that has the most sex= married couples 75-80% of heterosexuals lose their virginity by age 19 after having sex for the first tim
Stop and Frisk
1. Profiling/typification (efficient when used correctly and is legal (Equal protection doctrine)
2. Legally allowed (The legal contact continuum)
3. Prevents crime rather than waiting for a crime to occur
4. Sense of safety
Soc 372 Short Essay #1
October 18, 2011
The Stranger: Then and Now
Society has placed rules and regulations that are enforced upon us beginning with our
childhood. We are raised to fear "strangers" and taught to maintain the standards upheld to us.
11/16 Plea Bargaining
What is the role of plea bargaining in the US judicial system?
How does plea bargaining illustrate the difference between ideological and critical narratives of
Bruce P. Smith, Plea Bargaining and the Eclipse of the Jury
Police legitimacy, and use of force:
Gives people a sense of security
but hostility can rise between people and police
Police legitimacy is one of the most important aspects of police because it defines their authority.
Gives people a sense of security/Ho
Soc 372 Essay 2
November 20th, 2011
Don't Frisk Me Bro
Stop and frisk is a very controversial topic with numerous arguments for and against its
use and I personally believe the tactic is an effective tool when used properly. The stop and frisk
Issue of problematization
Problematization -> turns people into measurable, manageable problems and is the
process of reduction and abstraction that also effaces.
Efficiency of problematization supported by modern bureaucracy and social scien
Case Flow: Steps in the criminal trial process:
What are the steps in the criminal trial process?
Arrest: Based on probably cause (PC) or an arrest warrant.
Probably cause: Facts and circumstances that would lead a reasonable person to conclude that a
February 5th, 2013
Bob Keppel PHD, Guest Speaker
Chief Criminal Investigator (WA Office of ATTY General), Homicide Investigator (King
County Sheriff), Murder Case Consultant and Profiler, Professor.
Topic- Riverman & Serial Murder
Chapter 1: Sexual Desire and Gender Biological/physiological context of sex the use of genitalia to reproduce Social context a means of communicating feelings to each other, satisfying egos Sexual behavior the sexual acts that people engage in, no
Ch 4: The social organization of sexuality Sociocultural processes play a fundamental role in determining what we perceive to be "sexual" and how we construct and interpret our sexual fantasies and thoughts "Scripting Theory"= script what people's se
The Gender of Sexuality-Chapter 2: Sexual Behavior and Gender
across ethnic groups, more men than women claim that their last sexual episode lasted one hour or longer; and across ethnic groups, more women than men found that their last sexual episod
The Gender of Sexuality-pages 176-184 sexual assault of women is by and large a constant across many cultures across time-even though historically it didn't exist in some cultures, such as Polynesia victims of sexual assault are not always willing pr
The trip down to the courthouse was interesting and I was very excited to visit since I
have never seen an actual courthouse in person. I was curious to see if it was similar to what I
have observed in television.