Conservatives Tough on Crime
By Jeannine Zafari
The Conservative's tough on crime legislation has not made Canada's streets any
safer than they are today; promises were made by Stephen Harper's Party but are
Chapter 1 Summary
The main focus of this chapter revolves around the 2006 election for Stephen Harper's
Conservative party that regarded criminal justice. It discussed introducing mandatory
minimum sentences for drugs and other offences, reduce the use of
1) If we study only those who are identified as formally having broken the law, what are we missing? If we only study those who are identified as formally having broken the law we are missing out on studying the rest of the members of society who haven't
1) What light does Gardner's article shed on our understanding of terrorism?
Dan Gardner's article "Jihad Jane is a media catnip" sheds light on how we understand terrorism by contrasting Colleen LaRose to Andrew Joseph Stack. Colleen LaRose or as the med
1) In your own words, summarize the subject, methods, and theory of the positivist perspective. In the positivist perspective it's suggested that we study deviance or deviants. Furthermore, it's closely related to sciences such as chemistry, physics, and
Assignment #1 (September 26, 2013) Instructor: Colin Campbell Course: Sociological Explanation of Criminal Behavior Section: 2252
Summarize briefly the key ideas of Steven Box and John Muncie as in your reading from Week One. How might their ideas help
Instructor: Kathleen Hunter.
Course: The Canadian Legal System
Date: November 22, 2013.
Topic: The Canadian Senate.
Word Count: 2388
Canada consists of a bicameral parliamentary system; this means that there are two
Gambling in Canada was once viewed as a morally-disreputable activity. Gambling now is an
accepted form of leisure and entertainment that is actively operated and promoted by provincial
governments in Canada. But why was gambling once viewed