Law notes week 6 : extending explanations of crime
Attempt to explain crime and its control in terms of human struggles for power in history
and the ritual construction, deconstruction and reconstruction of normative boundaries.
Another reason behind this is that each state has unique characteristics in terms of
factors such as:
Geography and natural resources
Demographics of the population
Historical operations of business, commerce, and industry
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Find the crime after May 2014- people charged with an offence.
What is the crime? - eg importing class A drugs, 6 people charged 23-24 year old men.
Brief synopsis of what has actually hap
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Denial of responsibility " i didnt mean it "
Denial of injury "nobody was hurt, no victim (Eg graffiti)" fraud,
Denial of victim: :"they had it coming to them" deny victims rights at that point
Condemnations of the condemners; "eg corrupt po
Crime is necessary as it teaches us what is right and wrong
Crime is learnt by association -> gang mentality (exclude them)
Racism sexism poverty -> being in this subject is criminal harm, not just from
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Why are there differences in crime rates between Australian neighbourhoods?
Intro and conclusion:
For many years c
Law notes week 13: Crime across borders
Breaking down borders:
Until the 20th century most crimes occurred within a nation, many crimes would be
committed by those living in the same locale.
However, currently crimes can be committed between countries a
Law notes week 5 crime and media
Chapter examines the role of media in influencing the understanding of crime and the results of it on
The nature and extent of crime in the media:
Our understanding of crime is largely derived
Law week 9 notes: crime and home
This chapter focuses on crime within the Australian home
How might ones vulnerability to crime, as victim or offender, be shaped by ones
connection to home or by the lack of home
Meaning of home:
Week 10 law notes: crime in the streets
Street crime: the most visible component of crime, especially crime that takes place in public places
Fear of crime: the concerns or fears that people express about the potential or imagined impact of
crime on thems