Sociology-Criminology Week 8
Burgess and park- zone policing.
Mapping crimes in neighborhoods. They drew circles around the core of the city. Creates a blueprint for
Zone 1 is where retail businesses and manufacturing take place.
Zone 2 includes
Socio Criminology Week 10
Visible minorities are at much higher risk of search from police, and are overrepresented by the cjs.
Charter violations are very common, and have led to many cases being thrown out in court.
Lack of police training is the main c
Criminology- Week 1
Criminology is a body of knowledge regarding delinquency and crime as social phenomenon.
As a discipline, it encompasses three major components: The making of laws (sociology of
law), the breaking of laws (criminal b
What happens when the perps are the police? The role of the state and wether or not the state should
be held accountable in any way.
Where do police get their authority from?
Criminal code of Canada section 25, police are empowered to use force.
Lecture 2, 1/182017
Two sources of law
Substanab criminal law: strictly a listing of all offences and penalties in the criminal code of
Procedural Law (due process): how alleged violators will be dealt with by the state, protects the
Classical school of criminology developed in the 1800s by bacarea
Every act is balanced based on how much pleasure or pain one gets.
People were held accountable no matter what your background; example mental illness etc.
*The law should restric
Social Control theory
- Who people relate to institutions
- Containment theory: compares to the immune system of the body. Some people will
contract a disease. How effectively can you contain crime
- 1. External containment is holding powe
The body of knowledge regarding crime as a social phenomenon. It includes the process of
making laws, breaking laws, and the reacting to broken laws. The objective of criminology
Criminology is the body of knowledge regarding crime as a social phenomenon. It includes
the processes of making laws, of breaking laws, and of reacting to the breaking of laws the
objective of criminology is the develop
Sociology-Deviance Week 13
If you engage in pre-marital sex, you are more susceptible to have an affair.
Men are more likely than women to have had an affair.
The less religious have higher rates of affairs w
Sociology Deviance Week 11
i) Family violence occurs in poorer families
ii) Violence and love cannot coincide
iii) Abused children become abusive parents. (However it is a risk factor)
iii) Alcohol and drugs are involved in family vi
Sociology- Criminology Week 5
Contempt of cop syndrome- more likely to get charged if you are more defiant
More likely to have violence in the police lockup than outside. Also more likely to have violence when
more police are around.
A set of criteria was
Sociology-Criminology Week 6
Punishment has a practical as well as a moral element. Criminals are morally responsible for their
actions. Punishment shapes future behaviour
Liberal Perspective. Criminality is a result of social influences. Fa
The Classical Thinkers
The Canadian Criminal Justice system plays a balancing act between upholding and
protecting the rights of each individual Canadian and upholding and protecting the
collective rights of Canadian so
We serial killers are your sons, we are your husbands, we are everywhere. And there will be
more of your children dead tomorrow. Ted Bundy
This quote alone, spoken by one of the most notorious serial killers of the 21st century, is
only one of the main re
Crime and Justice in Canada
Social process theories
Interal and external factors contribute to law abiding behaviour
Containment is like the immune system
Conscience is the containment system
Multiple Choice Sample Questions
1. Which of the following is NOT a typical characteristic of a serial murderer?
a. The offence is premeditated
b. Crime is often committed for personal gain
c. Motive for the murder is the thrill of the kill
d. Murders occ
Sociology Criminology Week One
Diving criminology into 3 division
Sociology of law- an attempt at systematic analysis of the conditions under of which criminal law is
Criminal etiology. Scientific causes of crime
Penology. Punishment for crime
SEM 1 SOCI REVIEW
Defining criminology + the conventional definitions
Methods of criminological research
o Evidence based criminology
Models of criminal justice
Due process vs. crime control
Rationalism/determinism (due process model)