Soc 341 Dr. N. Vaidya 11/08/07 The Manufacturing of Gender
Although ones sex is concrete, gender is constructed, built and categorized by society. Looking at Americas past from as far back to the 30s and the baby boom era, popular views on gender de
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Wow you have the new Jordans, you must be really rich? Ever wonder what the symbol
for the Michael Jordan shoes represents? It is called semiotic
Alienation and Exploitation
What are these concepts?
How are they related?
Why are they important?
How does knowing about these concepts help us under society?
All that really is to make money
Alienated connection to the product
Have to sell the
Chicago School and Social Disorganization
Robert E Park
Study came from Chicago school
3 Reason causes breakdown
a. Leaving the house to go to work
Shaw and McKay
Went to find out ab
4 Arguments of self control
a. Attached to others less likely to engage in deviant behavior
b. People with strong attachment to others care what those
people think of you
a. Were committed to conventiona
Why study Gangs?
Arguably many social issues that we could study that are important- so why Gangs?
o This calls will examine the issue of gang from a theoretical and
o Also explore gangs from racial, ethnic, gender perspec
Early Concepts of Criminal Justice, Laws, and Morality
- studied in a group called: LAcadema depugni
- how to run a gov. in a fair way?
- What is fair for criminal Law?
Right to punish
- John Stewart Mills
o Only valid reason to protect
Subcultural Analyses of Crime
Edwin H. Sutherland
People who you associate with causes crime
Learn it from other people
9 different Reasons people commit crime
1. Criminal behavior learned
2. Learned in process with other people
3. Occur with int
- Studied in a group L Academa depugni
- How to run a gov. in a fair way?
- What is fair for criminal law?
1. Rights to Punish
- John Stewart Mills
. Only Valid reason to protect people
. Keep the people safe
- Only Laws c
Anomie, Strain Theory and Opportunity Structures
4 reasons people commit suicide
a. Depression, withdrawn from societies, friend/ family
a. Strong bond in suicide
b. Willing to sacrifice themselves for bet
Pathology, Atavism and Genetics
Positivism -> Research used on physical science method apply on human
Atavism -> people are criminal because its in his genes
o Based on:
If skull is not developed right= criminal
Phrenology -> measurement
As I see my police chief intoxicated and unable to drive I would be required to stop him
and take him into custody. He may be my boss but he is not above the law. He is the one that has
to set the examp
Criminal Justice Notes
What did we do?
President Lyndon B. Johnson established the presidents commission on LA enforcement and
administration in 1967
A field and system of criminal justice was created
What is the Criminal Justice System?
Some see cr
My first interviewee was my uncle. I decided to ask him the question to whether or not people
should be drug tested in order to receive welfare. This is a man who came over to the United States from
Mexico with nothing but the clothes on his back and litt
Joshua Kuo Crim 301 Katrina Kubicek Mid-Term 1. A reference citation in APA format consists of the name of the author(s) along with the year of publication. A reference citation is used to paraphrase another's work. A text citation is when a direct q
Crim 301 Kubicek Research Paper Outline I. Introduction a. Are gangs and gang violence correlated with socio economic conditions. b. This is important in that researching the roots and causes of certain crimes/problems gives insight into how these co
Death Investigation Prof. Wong Bearing Arms Firearms have always been an established right for citizens to own in America. However, given the amount of homicides surrounding firearms, would a ban on gun ownership result in a positive and/or negative
The Big Picture named Media By California State University of Los Angeles Professor Dr. Nita Vaidya
Kuo 2 The media uses many forms of commercializing to sell. Analyzing these commercials can bring new depth and understanding to what they sel
Study Guide Exam 1
Please bring scantron 882E
1. What is anthropology?
2. What are the four subfields of anthropology? What is the focus of each?
3. What are the steps of the scientific method?
4. What are the six steps to humanne