An Afrocentric Perspective
. 'on Policing
Christopher Cooper '
As a U.S. Marine, I was told that I was green, hence to discard my
blackness. As a black policeman in America, thf're were many
times when it was suggested that I disregard recognizing that
Sociology 15: Paper Assignment
15 Points, Due Date: _
Article 40: Jody Miller
Which theory of crime best explains why Lisa Jones does not view herself as a
criminal? Provide a complete response! (Labeling Theory/Primary Deviance) Which
theory best address
Sociology 15: Crime and Delinquency
Price: Chapter 1, OBH Social Control
As you read, consider the following questions?
What is meant by people work? List and analyze various situations
of people work?
What are mind games? Why are inst
Price 3: OBH Social Control
Learning control: What is learning control? How do staff learn control? What is
formal training? (Include in-service training, Carl Petes comments and PART in
How does one learn by doing,
Soc 15: Criminology
Price 4 Everyday Control
Assignment: 8 points
Thoroughly, answer the following questions.
The best answers are those that include detail, examples & explanations.
Discuss differences among rule crea
Criminology Study Guide
Final (Soc 15)
Lilly 10, 12-13, Price 6-7, Drug Scares, Fluffing Evidence
Review the following: homicide among men and women, percentage of women
who enter prison pregnant, percentage of women inmates who have dependent ch
Lilly Chapter 8 Conflict Theory & Elite Organizational Deviance
Seeking to explain the rise of criminological conflict theory (or critical theory)
during the 1960s, Sykes pointed out three factors of special importance. Identify
and thoroughly explain
Lilly: Chapter 4 (Anomie and Strain Theories)
Group & Essay Questions
To what extent do Mertons life experiences reflect his strain theory? Thoroughly
explain using examples.
What is strain theory? Now explain the typology of adaptations, e.g., conf
Criminology: Lilly-Chapter 3
Rejecting Individualism: The Chicago School
Group & Essay Questions:
What is collective efficacy? Also explain collective efficacy and how it might
activate informal social control? Provide examples. In which a
The Criminal Man
Lilly Chpt 2
Using front and back of this sheet, thoroughly answer the following
questions. Use this sheet only!
Discuss the early theory of spiritualism. What is the basic premise? How was
innocence or guilt determined?
Extra Credit (worth 15 points)
Students are expected to submit a two page, single spaced (annotated) outline. A page of references
is necessary (page 3). Use a minimum of 5 references.
Students are graded on the followin
undergoing negative exPirience, (4) bemg willing to try again ( a h k;bwo 2
back an the horse"), (5)reframing the experience, and (6) having fug%
ture, routine experieGs wherein his prof&sionalization increa~i$~enabled him to "deny the victim," "
Gender and the
of Street Robbery
der differentiated serious crime in the United States. According to
the the exception of ofInvestigation's Uniform Crime Report genFederal Bureau forcible rape, robbery is
In "Bad Blood: The Moral Stigmatization of Paid Plasma Donors," Martin
Kretzmann outlines the way that commercial blood plasma centers label the clients
who sell them plasmaas deviant. Although donating blood and other servicesmay
Specific behavioral acts are not the only things that can be constructed as deviant;
this definition can also be applied to a social status or lifestyle. When entire groups