Chapter 14: Groups
-collection of individuals who have relations to one another and make them interdependent in someway
-possess common attributes and seen as coherent unit
-similarity of physical traits and collective behaviour.
Human beings are group li
Soc220: Aggression and Altruism
Instrumental aggression, behaviour intended to achieve a goal that requires aggression.
Hostile aggression, motivated by anger and hostility with the aim to harm others either physically or
Chapter 12: Stereotypes, Prejudice and Discrimination
Stereotypes are generalizations of groups that are applied to individual group members. Our belief.
Prejudice involves a negative attitude and emotional response to members of a group. Our feelings.
Income, Wealth, and Poverty
Understand conceptual definitions of income, wealth, and poverty
Understand measures of inequality
Understand facts about income inequality and changes therein
Understand competing theories of recent changes in
Theory in Inequality Research
Goals of Todays Class
Understand functional versus conflict theories of inequality
Activity: apply functional versus conflict theories to explain inequalities
Understand the theory of factor rewards and inequality ac
LN Jan.20th- Criminalization of Poverty
Poverty is like punishment for a crime you didnt commit. Eli Khamarov
Reading Response Essay:
Title page: Your name; Student ID; Class name/number; Instructor name (Alex Hunter); Title of your
Crime & Public Policy Midterm
Why study Policy?
We study policy to see what motivates criminals & to see how it effects life in everyday society
We study it to see which issues shape the criminal justice system.
Policies: are objectives that an organiza
Changing Income Inequality in Canada
Majority of Canadians fall outside the extremes of excessive poverty and
Economic inequality- is imp as it shows the consequences of various social
processes and political decisions.