CRIMINOLOGY UNIT 4 NOTESe
Crimes against Persons: Crimes against persons focus on interpersonal violence or the use (or threat of)
physical violence that results in harm (physical or nonphysical) to another person. Statistics indicate that
Do you think that white-collar crime is a problem in society? Why or why not?
Yes white collar crime is a problem in our society. For example on October 29, 2015 the FBI
reported and inside investigation of a construction boss that was behind a 58 million
Social structure is the physical structure of society and the
organization of society. Social structure is the appearance and location of a
society and, also how wealth, power and resources are distributed within a
society. When power and wealth are distr
What is social disorganization theory?
Social disorganization theory states that crime is due to social conflict and social change. A
lack of a consensus group would experience a lot of upheaval and social change and through
this crime would increase.