StudentShare solutions
Triangle menu
Criminology
4 pages (1000 words)
Nobody downloaded yet
...Criminology Criminology is the scientific study that involves the nature and cause of the crime as well as control of criminal behaviors through imposing laws or regulations in the society. In the field of social and behavioral sciences, criminology draws the attention of sociology of deviance and psychologists in the aspect of law. Criminologists have adopted diverse ways of incorporating social and behavioral sciences in the study of criminology. Social philosophers developed varied theories that explain the reasons or cause for increased crimes in the society. Therefore, the classical philosophers and other modern scholars of American criminology founded varied theories regarding... Lecturer:...
Preview
Criminology
2 pages (500 words)
Nobody downloaded yet
...CRIMINOLOGY Criminology & Criminal Justice Criminal justice is a system of applications practiced by the local or national government in order to execute laws sanctioned by the society. It functions to guard people from common crimes like murder, rape, theft, onslaught, and others; and charges criminals according to the law for these disgraceful deeds. On the other hand, Criminology is the scientific study of Criminal justice as well as crime, criminals, and criminal behavior; their main task being, research on why people turn to crime such as biological, psychological and sociological factors. Thus, it is clear that both of them are actually related to each other and that Criminology forms... ...
Preview
Criminology
4 pages (1000 words)
Nobody downloaded yet
...Criminology Task: Criminologists should develop concern over non-human victims. Constitutive criminology requires crime investigation in human subjects, the law and social disorder. Environmental crimes, for example, fail to hit the mark in gaining prompt response from entities as governments and the public. Constitutive criminology views human as interconnected and responsible for creating the society with other subjects, non-human victims inclusive. Concern for non-human victims of crime, therefore, should be part of criminologists’ investigations. Constitutive criminology accommodates diverse range of harms. Considering non-human victims of harm in criminology involves victims as animals... ?...
Preview
Criminology
6 pages (1500 words)
Nobody downloaded yet
...Criminology, the study of crime, has been around for many years. A lot of research on this topic has been conducted, much of which has produced different theories in regard to criminals and their behaviors. One of the prominent theories in criminology is the labeling theory, which focuses on the effect a label placed on a criminal by society has on the person and their actions. The labeling theory also believes that while an individual may commit one criminal act, his or her tendency to commit additional acts comes from society's label. This theory has been very popular in the last half century and has had an important impact on...
Preview
Criminology
3 pages (750 words)
Nobody downloaded yet
...Criminology Criminology Many sociologists have tried to explain the right perspective of viewing who should be responsible for the commitment of crime using different theories. However, all these theories explain why crime exists in the current world. One of the biggest debates is whether the individual or the society is responsible. In the book, “Criminology today” by Frank Schmalleger, the author argues that individuals are responsible for personal behavior, since they opt for crime rather than any other law-abiding courses of action (Schmalleger, 2010). In addition, people are finally responsible to the whole community of which they...
Preview
Criminology
2 pages (500 words)
Nobody downloaded yet
...CRIMINOLOGY A crime is an act, either of commission or of omission that amounts to legal action. Criminology is on the other hand the study of crimesand criminals. This paper seeks to discuss criminology. The paper will explore two aspects of criminology, causes of crimes and prevention of crimes. Causes of crimes Crime, being an action, is a factor of a condition or a situation. A force therefore exists that drives a person into an act or thought of committing a crime. Messner explores causes of crimes from three perspectives, “social and economic developments,” “cultural level,” and “psychological or biological level” (2001, p. 59, 60). Social and economic factors in a person’s life play... A crime is ...
Preview
Criminology
4 pages (1000 words) , Download 1
...Criminology is an area of investigation that explains crime from an empirical or scientific perspective. Those conducting research in this field focus on crime, how people commit crime, why they commit crime and the resulting outcomes of crime. This papers will investigate the two key criminology schools of thought (positivist and classical), their perspectives and views of human nature, justice and reason for sentencing crime suspect. The discussion will also outline the profound differences and similarities between the two schools of thoughts. Discussion The key ideological disparity between positivist theorists and classical theorists is how the two categories differentiate how some... Introduction...
Preview
Criminology
7 pages (1750 words)
Nobody downloaded yet
...Criminology Biological theories of crime attempt to establish the connection between human body structure and criminal activities. Such theories assume that genetic composition, evolutionary factors, anatomy of the brain and the type of hormones have strong influence on an individual’s tendency to get involved in criminal activities. The study of these features indicate that several biological conditions like lack of nutrition, neurological defects, low serotonin activity and atmospheric pollution can shape a person’s criminal propensity. There is developmental life-course theory that explains that fact that aggressions in individuals are borne from early life experiences starting... Theories of...
Preview
Criminology
3 pages (750 words)
Nobody downloaded yet
...Criminology Essay 23rd July, Criminology is a study in which one learns to correct and prevent crimes. It is a sub field of the larger field called sociology and has its impact on other field of studies which include economics, psychology, statistics and biology to prevent human of any criminal behavior. It has played imminent role is reforming criminal law and the justice system. It has aided in producing results that has influenced the convicts and the people who place the convicts behind the bar, it also helps in resolving the ground on which the lawyers and judges think when making a decision made on the subject (Dictionary, 2014). The field is large and covers a lot of critical aspect... ...
Preview
Criminology
3 pages (750 words)
Nobody downloaded yet
...criminology sphere that is based on the rational choice. This theory claims that existence of misdeed is a usual thing since it depends on the opportunities that criminals notice. So, the theory concludes, that if an object is not properly guarded and if the reward correlates with the risk then a crime is likely to happen. Crime does not happen because of a great number of wicked people or the appearance of some super-predators in the area. The crime lies on the chance to commit it. The thing is that the majority of crimes can be referred to the minor ones and that is why... ROUTINE ACTIVITY THEORY Routine activity theory created by Marcus Felson and Lawrence E. Cohen represents the sub-division of...
Preview
Criminology
2 pages (500 words)
Nobody downloaded yet
...CRIMINOLOGY affiliation CRIMINOLOGY A crime is defined as acts that break the set laws relating to the behavior of a person in a society. The negative impact caused by crime is usually set against the society, not a single person. Specifically, a crime is something that a person does or omission against the law and is punishable after it has been convicted. Crime includes the offenses of the criminal code for a property or a person, drug, and also motor vehicle offenses. Crime against a particular person include threat or force against someone else for instance, violently or deliberately hurting another person, threatening or attempting to harm someone...
Preview
Criminology
14 pages (3500 words)
Nobody downloaded yet
...criminology by not evaluating the relationships between political and economical context. This highlights the need to make association between both these strong factors that are contributing towards increase vulnerability towards privatization of policing. This can be done by a two step process. first, by exploring extent... crises, altering concept from society to individualization, lacking on behalf of government, vacuum theory, materialization, commodification, postmodernism and the introduction of innovative technology in criminology. Political and economical contexts have also contributed to the factors of increasing fragmentation and privatization to a wider extent. Two...
Preview
Criminology
6 pages (1500 words)
Nobody downloaded yet
...CRIMINOLOGY: STRAIN VS. GENETICS Criminology: Strain Theory Vs. Genetic Theory Criminology: Strain Theory Vs. Genetic Theory Introduction: One of the most groundbreaking theories of the twentieth century was the development of the concept that stressful circumstances from both the social and personal environment of a human being can create a criminal, or is at least a strong precursor of one. Strain theory evolved over several decades from a concept originally developed from a model promoted by the sociologist, Emile Durkheim, in his published work Suicide in 1897. Here he presented a theory that outside influences can cause a malaise in individuals leading to depression and anomie... ?Running Head:...
Preview
Criminology
5 pages (1250 words)
Nobody downloaded yet
...criminology have continued to find theories and explanations as to what causes crime. Gender difference has been identified as one of the major aspects of predicting and explaining criminal behavior. According to research, it has been established that males are more capable of committing crimes than females, regardless of the fact that they live under the same socio political environments (Flavin & Barrack 9). However, this assertion has attracted various contentions, with some studying it from a biological point of view while others viewing it from socio cultural perspective. This essay is a critical evaluation of the various reasons which contribute to this disparity, laying... Introduction Studies in...
Preview
Criminology
4 pages (1000 words)
Nobody downloaded yet
...Criminology in Canada. Toronto. Thomson Nelson Sutherland, Edwin Hardin., & Cressey, Donald Ray. (1976) Principles of Criminology Rowman & Littlefield 80-83... ? CAUSES OF HUGE GROWTH IN CRIME RATE Module Module No: The Paper Cohen & Felson (1979) have pointed out towards some most imperative reasons behind the constant increase in committing of crimes and offences in various states and areas of the USA. The researchers have concentrated their study on the period between 1959 and 1974, where they have gathered the data from divergent units of analysis in order to give representation to different socioeconomic and ethno-racial groups involved in the crimes in one way or the other. The authors view that...
Preview
CRIMINOLOGY
8 pages (2000 words)
Nobody downloaded yet
...criminology. Conflict theory is focused on examining the basic material conditions of society, and in turn, the power relations that reinforce and legitimate these conditions. As there is a high incidence or correlation between poverty and crime, social conflict theory goes far as an interpretive model. However, there are many exceptions to the rule on this front. It is a basic fact that there are other variables to consider, as all poor people do not commit crimes. Functionalism... ? The following is an analysis of crime in relation to two schools within social theory that have been influential. Presented in the following, is 'conflict theory' and 'functionalism'. Both theories have their roots in the...
Preview
Criminology
2 pages (500 words)
Nobody downloaded yet
...Criminology Crime study is an essential tool to alert all the stakeholders and to establish harmonious social setting. “An indispensable tool in the war against crime is the ability to identify with precision when and where crime takes place, what form it takes, and the characteristics of its victims and perpetrators” (US Department of Justice Uniform Crime Reporting. 2000). Principal methods accepted for crime studies are qualitative and quantitative methods. Casual Process Observations (CPOs) are the basics of the qualitative analysis, whereas Data Set Observations (DSOs) serve the purpose in quantitative analysis. (Beck 2006).Two statistical programs to measure the...
Preview
CRIMINOLOGY
6 pages (1500 words)
Nobody downloaded yet
...CRIMINOLOGY Module Module ID: Introduction: The present paper aims to explore the male rape crime committed on a French-Swiss youth of 15 years during his tour to the state-country of Dubai at the hands of three native rapists in July last year (Walt, 2007). The main reason behind selecting the male rape in an ethnically prejudiced country is not only to unveil the motivation behind committing such a heinous crime in a land that claims to be the haven for the European tourists, but also to reveal the violation of human rights aptly exercised in the purported modern states of the world. The Asian and African states blame the USA, Australia and Europe for creating a single...
Preview
Criminology
2 pages (500 words)
Nobody downloaded yet
...Criminology Explain the difference between the consensus, pluralist, and conflict perspectives. Which comes closest to your way of understanding society? Why? Since diversity is acknowledged in the pluralist perspective, the process of conflict and negotiation is allowed in an attempt to definite and realize the common good that is most appropriate for all members of society. Hence, the scope and content of the common good is not given beforehand (a priori), but can only be fully realized afterwards (a posteriori). This kind of negotiation may be a manner of achieving the common good since the people can exercise power in decision-making, producing more sense...
Preview
Criminology
2 pages (500 words)
Nobody downloaded yet
...Criminology... Oceans Eleven Introduction Oceans Eleven is a famous American comedy heist movie which was produced in 2001. The film improves on 1960’s Rat Pack movie and it is directed by Soderbergh. The movie features Brad Pitt, Andy García, Matt Damon, Don Cheadle, Julia Roberts and George Clooney. Soderbergh also directed two sequels, namely: Oceans twelve in 2004 and Oceans thirteen in 2007. The Plot The movies begins with Danny Ocean (Sinatra) being released from prison. He gathers a group of his World War II friends to pull off Las Vegas heist. Together the eleven compatriots plot to rob five Las Vegas casinos in a single night during New Year celebration. Danny Ocean recruits his old friend Rusty ...
Preview
Criminology
4 pages (1000 words)
Nobody downloaded yet
...Criminology – Corporate Crime: Compliance or Deterrence? In the current competitive business environment, organizations not only had to be economically successful, but also ethically correct. That is, it has to carry out ethically correct business practices, like aptly taking care of its employees, following fair trade practices with the customers, environment friendly practices, etc. Instead, if the organization and its management carry out unethical and unfair business practices, most of the times, it will constitute as a corporate crime, leading to problems from all sides. Corporate crime in any industrial sector including sweatshops is characterized as illegal as well...
Preview
Criminology
1 pages (250 words)
Nobody downloaded yet
...Criminology Aggravated assault is among the most common type of crime in American cities. Aggravated assault refers to violent crimes often involving the use of deadly weapon to cause bodily harm to another person. Aggravate assaults vary from the violent attack on an individual to the use of such dangerous weapons as guns, knives and axes among others to cause bodily injury. According to a crime statistic developed in 2012, Detroit recorded the highest number of aggravated crimes followed by Memphis and St Luis respectively. Among the demographic factors that contribute to the rise of such crimes in the cities, include the population density in the cities, level of...
Preview
Criminology
3 pages (750 words)
Nobody downloaded yet
...Criminology: Adult Crime Sexual violence has been discovered to be more prevalent among and college campus as compared to the general public. A number of female students experience sexual violence, most of which go unreported due to various reasons ranging from embarrassment to fear of stigmatization. There are a myriad of factors and cultures which highly promotes and fuel the existence and occurrence of sexual violence within university and college campuses. In addition to the cultures, the public attitude and belief towards rape also contributes to the existence of the vice in the community (Cook 20). This paper has identified two scholarly articles with similar issues...
Preview
Criminology
5 pages (1250 words)
Nobody downloaded yet
...CRIMINOLOGY QUESTION 3 Ideologies An ideology refers to a set of common beliefs that are shared by a particular group. An ideology influences the way of thinking of the members of the particular group, their code of conduct and how they go on about with their life. An ideology may be held by groups such as states, social class groups or a group based on educational status. There are different types of ideologies based on the group that holds them. There are political ideologies, economic ideologies, social ideologies, cultural ideologies and religious ideologies among others (Clarke, et. al, 2000). All of these ideologies have their impacts on all spheres of the society...
Preview
Criminology
5 pages (1250 words)
Nobody downloaded yet
...criminology. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2012. Print. Fletcher, George. Basic concepts of criminal law. New York: Oxford University Press. 1998. Print.... Criminal Liability Theory and Principles Introduction A crime is an act or omission forbidden by law or the penal code as a violation of the general public interest. The victim of a crime is the community. Prosecution is done by government attorneys representing the community. Unlike civil wrong where a person convicted of wrong doing can pay damages or compensate for the wrong, a person who is convicted of a crime is punished (Fletcher 31). Felonies are punishable by more than one year of imprisonment. They include homicide, rape, robbery, a...
Preview
Criminology
10 pages (2500 words) , Download 1
...Criminology: Theories, Methods and Criminal Behavior Sage 110-119 Hutchison, Margaret G. (1997) Healing the Whole... ? Homicide in Puerto Rico OUTLINE Crime is a social phenomenon, which is observed by every human society since the known human history. The scholars and theorists have always been interested in discovering the motives that force the normal and peace loving humans towards breaking the statute of law, and committing different crimes. The present study aims to explore the causes and consequences related to the horrible crime of homicide with reference to the Caribbean Island Puerto Rico. The paper throws lights on the growing criminal incidents committed by the young males belonging to age...
Preview
Criminology
15 pages (3750 words)
Nobody downloaded yet
...Criminology Introduction The United s Government is responsible for offering information on crimes to its citizens. When reporting crime data to the FBI in United States, most of the law enforcement departments use the Uniform Crime Reports (UCR) and the National Incident-Based Reporting System. Uniform Crime Reports are official reports published by Federal Bureau of Investigation and give statistics on felony in United States. UCR is a countrywide programe that integrates more than 17, 000 cities, universities and colleges, states, federal agencies and counties who report any information on crimes brought to their attention. As a result, the Federal Bureau of...
Preview
Criminology
12 pages (3000 words)
Nobody downloaded yet
...Criminological Theories: Introduction, Evaluation, Application”, raise interesting issue when talking about equalization of women in the society. They talk about criminal in general and how feminist theorists see it, and offer... Scary Numbers Rape Abuse Incest National Network (RAINN) reports that out of every 6 American women has been the victim of an attempted or completed rape in her lifetime (RAINN 2007). From that point numbers just get worse and picture darker and darker. According to the most recent data available from U.S. Department of Justices National Crime Victimization Survey -- the countrys largest and most reliable crime study- there were 248,300 sexual assaults in 2007, one in every two...
Preview
Criminology
7 pages (1750 words)
Nobody downloaded yet
...Criminological Theories al Affiliation Criminological Theories Introduction The main roles of criminological theories are to help one gain an understanding of criminal justice and crime. The theories cover the breaking and making of the law, deviant and criminal behavior, as well as criminal activity patterns. Individual theories may be either micro or macro. Theories can be used to test and guide policies on a number of criteria including; scope, clarity, testability, parsimony, empirical validity and practical usefulness. Social disorganization theory The Social disorganization theory, in sociology, is considered one of the critical...
Preview
Criminology
2 pages (500 words)
Nobody downloaded yet
...Criminology Yes, the Canadian police should be more proactive. A potentialway to increase the proactivity of the Canadian police is decentralization. This would not only make the Canadian police more preventative, bit would also enhance their efficiency in responding to the matters of varying severity and complexity. Flattening of the police department’s structure causes compression of the structure’s rank and shedding of the bureaucracy’s layers, thus making the time of communication as well as the processes of decision-making more efficient. The impact of increased proactivity of the Canadian police would be great and would enhance the efficiency of the Canadian police. The biggest... 13 October...
Preview
Criminology
10 pages (2500 words)
Nobody downloaded yet
...criminology in the sense that crime has been identified as one of the most important factors that affects how an individual behaves in his surroundings. Criminologists especially those who are influenced by the sociological tradition always base their analysis on the world as it is at the point of analysis and how it grows bearing in mind that crime and disorder are some of the most important factors... that changes the society as it is. Criminology in a broader sense is an organized way of thinking and talking about crime as committed by criminals and how to control it. Sociological imagination can be used in the imagination of crime as it helps a person see how the private...
Preview
Criminology
2 pages (500 words)
Nobody downloaded yet
...Criminology In relevance to social theories of criminology, this movie reveals the influence of social structure to the behavioral deviance. Dan Ocean takes advantage of the presence of gangs and influences them together with his friends to engage in crime. According to the theory of Chicago, social ecology has an influence to criminal acts. Social disorganization in terms of poverty and isolated social groups contributes to higher... Running Head: Movie Review Oceans Eleven College Oceans Eleven Introduction Oceans Eleven is a famous American comedy heist movie which wasproduced in 2001. The movie is a remake of remake of the 1960 Rat Pack movie of the similar name. It was directed by...
Preview
Criminology
10 pages (2500 words)
Nobody downloaded yet
...Criminology The paper is aimed at examining the Wulfrun riots of from the perspective of a social worker who is placed at the Wulfrun Social Service Department. The paper shall be analyzing the criminal cases which were put into record after the riots were ended and all the criminals were arrested. These cases are particularly in relation to robbery, distribution of stolen items and the highly intense criminal act of setting fire to the governmental premises. The cases are presented in such a form that first their description is provided and then the possible causes behind the criminal behavior of the convicts are explained. This is done particularly using the...
Preview
Criminology
4 pages (1000 words)
Nobody downloaded yet
...Criminology Criminology The criminal case that will be discussed is that of Seung Hui Cho. Cho was a of the Virginia Tech University who was responsible for shooting and killing 30 people and injuring 25 others in the University’s campus on April 16, 2007 (Biography.com, 2012). He ended the mass murder by committing suicide by shooting himself in the head. Cho is a South Korean born on January 18, 1984. Cho’s family migrated to the United States when he was just eight years old. As a child, Cho liked playing basketball and he excelled in math. However, he was bullied by wealthy children in his church. Cho is described as someone who was “sullen and aloof”...
Preview
Criminology
5 pages (1250 words)
Nobody downloaded yet
...Criminology/ anomie_and_strain_theory.htm. Davis, Kevin (and others) 2005. The Durkheim Merton Page. Retrieved November 9, 2008 from . Durkheim, E. (1897). Suicide. Excerpts retrieved November 13, 2008... from http://www.sociology.ccsu.edu/adair/anomie.htm. pp. 246, 247-49, 250-51, 252- 54, 256, 257-58. Johns, A.T. ( 1981) Durkheim, Deviance and Development: Opportunities Lost Regained. Social Forces. 59: 4, p1009-1024. EBSCOhost Database. Academic Search Premier [AN 5293028]. Konty, M. (2005). Microanomie: the cognitive foundations of the relationship between anomie and deviance. Criminology. 43(1). P. 107-131. EBSCOhost Database. Academic Search Premier [AN...
Preview
Criminology
2 pages (500 words)
Nobody downloaded yet
...criminology, it has been a matter of debate for a long time if juvenile-only institutions are any better than juvenile and adult institutions in terms of reducing recidivism. There are strong arguments supporting both the systems. However, examining the case of America, a closer look at the studies and statistics reveals that the juvenile only institutions reduce recidivism more than juvenile and adult institutions. The Theory of Hard Punishments Reducing Recidivism Punishment does have an effect of reducing crime. Firstly, it is known that harsh punishments... How do rates of re-offending (recidivism) compare for juveniles sentenced to juvenile-only s compared to juvenile and adult s in America In crimi...
Preview
Criminology
4 pages (1000 words)
Nobody downloaded yet
...Criminology Part Essay on ’Marginalization and criminalization in the opinion of critical criminologists” The marginalization and criminalization are inter related as the former may result in the latter in some cases. The marginalization means the social process of making some specific group of people marginal from participating in any social activity or organization etc. According to critical criminologists, marginalization implies about the process of getting discriminated on some ground compared to other sections of the society. The critical criminologists believe that the marginalization and criminalization are highly integrated with each other. This may... ?Word count 1304 Order # 537938 d 21st May...
Preview
Criminology
3 pages (750 words)
Nobody downloaded yet
...Criminology Generally crime is any activity that is conducted in breach of governing laws or rules and that warrant some form of conviction. Somequarters have noted that crime is normally committed by ordinary people – people from all ethnic or racial backgrounds – under the influence of the neighborhoods’ social instability. Going by the findings of different studies, it is beyond doubt that crime is common in practically every country, territory or jurisdiction. The difference that exists in the occurrence in crime is with respect to the type of crime being committed and the frequency of occurrence of crime by geographical location. For example, in urban areas and places...
Preview
Criminology
3 pages (750 words) , Download 0
Free
...Criminology: the core (4th ed.). Australia: Wadsworth/Cengage Learning. Sorokin, P. A. (2002). The ways and power of love: types, factors, and techniques of moral transformation (Timeless classic pbk. ed.). Philadelphia: Templeton Foundation Press.... ? Psychological and Biological Theories of Crime Psychological and Biological Theories of Crime Different psychologists and researchers have provided different reasons for why an individual commit crime. Biologists believe that genetics and biology of an individual is the reason behind his her criminal activity. Psychologist believes that criminal activity is a learned behavior and an individual commits criminal activity because he learns to do so due to...
Preview
Criminology
3 pages (750 words)
Nobody downloaded yet
...Criminology: the core (4th ed.). Australia: Wadsworth/Cengage Learning. Sorokin, P. A. (2002). The ways and power of love: types, factors, and techniques of moral transformation (Timeless classic pbk. ed.). Philadelphia: Templeton Foundation Press.... Psychological and Biological Theories of Crime Psychological and Biological Theories of Crime Different psychologists and researchershave provided different reasons for why an individual commit crime. Biologists believe that genetics and biology of an individual is the reason behind his her criminal activity. Psychologist believes that criminal activity is a learned behavior and an individual commits criminal activity because he learns to do so due to his...
Preview
Criminology
6 pages (1500 words)
Nobody downloaded yet
...Criminology, Oxford University Press, Oxford.... CRITICALLY EVALUATE ONE OF THE GROUPS OF THEORIES, WHICH SEEK TO ENHANCE OUR UNDERSTANDING OF CRIME AND WHICH ARE THEMSELVES FOCUSED UPON EITHER: SOCIOLOGICAL EXPLANATIONS Human race has had reasons for crime causation since the early days of man’s existence. While people have struggled to explain reasons for crime causation, theories have been advanced in an attempt to explain why crimes happen in society. These theories keep on shifting though their nucleus that remains the same. Early researchers mainly dwelt on the biological theories proposed by Cesar Lombroso who stated that criminals are born and that one can easily be a criminal due to stigmata of ...
Preview
Criminology . Critical criminology
12 pages (3000 words)
Nobody downloaded yet
...Criminology Vol. 9, No. 4.... ?Q Critical analysis of prison films revolves around two elements first being the graphic exploitation of violence and sexual assault in prison films which are predominantly depicted voyeuristically thus remain severed from any meaningful context; therefore, suitable for entertainment to the viewer. Nevertheless, scenes of brutality present opportunities for prison films to challenge the existing penal state since any opposition discourse is subject to an entanglement similar to a scene of violence and sexual assault. Secondly, presentation of prisoners as dehumanised and deserving of harsh treatment together with acceptance and normalization of death penalty reaffirm prison ...
Preview
Critical criminology
10 pages (2500 words)
Nobody downloaded yet
...Criminology. Introduction: Historical Criminologies. Theories of crime and punishment have been around since human society began to live inlarge gatherings of people, and successive civilisations have tried to set down codified laws to regulate the behaviour of people and sort out differences and conflicts which arise between them. There are plenty of historical accounts of criminology, starting with classical ideas which discuss the interplay of free will on the part of individuals and the existence of methods of punishment to deter the worst excesses which occur when people exercise their free will. Plato, for example was in favour of a penal system which was curative, seeking to reform... ?Critical...
Preview
Classical criminology
8 pages (2000 words)
Nobody downloaded yet
...criminology came into existence thanks to sociology. Criminology originated in Britain at the beginning of the 1950s and it started as a pioneering method to research crime (Tierney 2010). Even though the crime investigation can be traced long before the 1950s, criminology itself, started to be academically recognized as a discipline... Positivism represented a quite different agenda to that of the earlier ical school. Outline and assess this ment. The notion of positivism,which was not coined as such in those days, stemmed from a philosophical understanding which was closely related to mathematical logic. This statement was first addressed by Smocovitis (1996). Tierney (2010) expresses the idea that...
Preview
Feminist Criminology
8 pages (2000 words)
Nobody downloaded yet
...CRIMINOLOGY The Feminist School of criminology developed in the late 1960s and into the 1970s as a reaction against the gender distortions and stereotyping within traditional criminology. It was closely associated with the emergence of the Second Wave of feminism and it speaks with multiple viewpoints developed from different feminist writers. There is a range from Marxist and Socialist to Liberal feminism addressing the "gender ratio" problem (i.e. why women are less likely than men to commit crime) or the generalisation problem (i.e. "adding" women to male knowledge, by which the findings from research on men are generalised to women). The facts about crime tend to be based on the sex... FEMINIST...
Preview
Criminology Law
10 pages (2500 words)
Nobody downloaded yet
...criminology that had been previously dominating... College: Hirshi’s Theory of Social Bond: Analysis with Case Study Travis Hirsch’s in his book Causes of Delinquency (1969) proposes the social bond theory (SBT) and challenged the Differential Association Theory (Edwin Sutherland and Donald Cressey) on the impact of delinquent peers on delinquency. He proposed that delinquent peers would have no direct effect on delinquency when social bonds inhibiting delinquency were taken into account. He holds that similarly unattached youth drifted together into delinquent groups because weak social bonds failed to prevent both association with delinquents and delinquency itself. He further holds that the groups...
Preview
Criminology Theories
7 pages (1750 words)
Nobody downloaded yet
...Criminology Theories Introduction Crimes have always been one of the most troublesome issues within a society. Particularly with some people behaving differently than the others, there arise greater fears of wrongdoings, either with or without a cause. People are either killing other people or are getting involved in other forms of crimes harmful for themselves as well as the society. The present study takes into consideration three cases of crimes associated with mass or serial murders – The Capitol Hill Mass Murder Case, The Green River Killer, and Grand Rapids Mass Murder Case. These cases reflect the differences in the behavior that individuals borne and eventually lead them towards... Sur 15 June...
Preview
Criminology Theory
10 pages (2500 words)
Nobody downloaded yet
...Criminological Theory Criminological Theory I. Evolution of Criminological Theory Introduction Criminology refers to the body of knowledge that deals with crime as a social incident. It involves how laws are made, how they are broken, and how people react after the laws are broken. The processes depict a sequence of events that ought to be followed. Criminologists use different methods to study the characteristics of criminals, victims and the crimes committed. Treatment, punishment, and/or prevention of crime are the main components of criminology. Theories allow scholars to make hypotheses, which are tested through empirical research in order to come up with assumptions that make us... ?Running Head:...
Preview
Green criminology
7 pages (1750 words)
Nobody downloaded yet
...Criminology Deforestation as a form of green criminology Green crimes may simply be defined as crimes against the environment. Green criminology is the study of harmful acts (or omissions) relating to the environment which may be criminalised or regulated by law, or may not be subject to regulation at all. These Acts will be measured by the harm that they cause to identifiable victims. There are four main primary categories of green crimes in which the environment becomes degraded through human actions all of which have become the subject of legislative efforts. These new categories are crimes of air pollution, crimes of deforestation, crimes of species decline and against animal... College: Green...
Preview
Criminology 3
2 pages (500 words)
Nobody downloaded yet
...Criminology The concept of crime characterizes the infringement of aspects of a person or their property. The Canadian Criminal Code administers criminal justice in Canada, which encompasses all rudiments of the criminal process and penalty (Sam 2). Some clauses of the Canadian criminal law may be revised to help curb some acts of crime. This paper will point out several of the laws that might be enhanced and the impact they will have on reducing various crimes. Drug related crimes can be discouraged by harsher punishments like longer jail terms (Grossman & Roberts 79). Canada has short jail terms for such crimes, for example, compared to the United States and Australia....
Preview
1 - 50 results of 500 items
Contact Us