CDP #3 - MEXICO
Life and death occurs within every second of the day. One can only imagine how difficult
it can be to measure death in a numerical sense. The Crude Death Rate (CDR) is a mathematical
calculation that measures the number of deaths in a po
Possible Essay Questions:
(Hint: The main points make excellent material for short answer questions!)
1. What kinds of questions do sociologists ask about health and medicine?
2. What is the difference between microsociology and macrosociolo
The net migration rate (NMR) is an important calculation used by demographers to
calculate the difference between the number of immigrants and emigrants in a given area. The
NMR calculation is given as [(I-O)/P]*1000 (p.172). According to
CDP-MEXICO Part 2
Age specific fertility rate (ASFR) is one of the key factors in understanding and
analyzing fertility in different regions of the world. Age specific fertility rate is simply as it
sounds, the specific fertility rate among the specific
Constitutional Factors: young
men, rewarded for behavior
Strength of Conscience-
Does not address cause of crime
more the management or prevention
Los Angeles Valley College
Sociology 3-Crime and Deviance
Office: TBA in Class
Office Hours: Wed. 6:40 to 7, Mon 6 to 6:45, Sat 12:10-12:30
And by appointment
Sociology 003-# 5250 (5251Honors)
Behavior of Criminals
Criminality of Behavior
Criminality of the State
Behavior of Criminals
1. Classic Criminology
Look at the individual are the root or cause of
Criminals are rational actors that maximiz
Motivation behind your question
Why is your question important?
Background to your topic
What is your central research question?
What do you hope to gain through your
Present studies that ar
Quote Paper Requirements
Up to, but no more than 5 per group, no exceptions
A minimum of 50 quotes, no more than 2 quotes per source
Quotes should not exceed 100 words (give or take a few)
Ideally sources should be within the last 10 years
What is Criminology?
1. Criminology explains the etiology
(origin), extent, and nature of crime in
2. Criminal justice refers to the study of
the agencies of social control police,
courts, and corrections.
1. Applies scientific methods
Introduction to Sociology
This version of the book is current as of: April 10, 2010. The current version of this book can be found
Table of contents
sociology- the study of human society
sociological imagination- the ability to connect the most basic, intimate aspects of an individual's
life to seemingly impersonal and remote forces.
understand individual circumstances by examining the socio
Culture- a set of beliefs, traditions and practices; the sum total of social categories and concepts we
embrace in addition to beliefs, behaviors (except instinctual ones), and practices; that which is not the
natural environment around us.
Deviance- Any violation of norms.
It depends on the norms of a given society, culture, or group
-informal deviance: (ie. picking one's nose in public, belching loudly in a restaurant)
-formal deviance: in a sociological context, describes actions or beh
Celibacy Historically defined as the state of being unmarried; currently defined as not engaging in sexual behavior. Psychosocial Refers to a combination of psychological and social factors. Sexual intelligence Sexual intelligence involves self-