Class Notes for Week 6- 10/13
Class Notes for Week 6- 10/13 Criminology 503
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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Samantha Sobers on Friday October 14, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to Criminology 503 at New York University taught by Jo Dixon in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 19 views. For similar materials see Criminology in Sociology at New York University.
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Date Created: 10/14/16
Criminology Notes for Week 6 Economics: - Industrialization changing patterns of technology (mass production) moved from agrarian economy to manufacturing this was done in large urban areas o people who wanted jobs moved into the city (inner-city) o gave them power as time went on (labor unions) manufacturing moved to the suburbs because it was too expensive in the cities o people who had moved stayed in the inner-cities o these were mostly immigrant groups and African-Americans who had moved there when slavery ended o people in the suburbs took the new jobs the jobs left in the cities went to minorities because they would work for less money o this created conflict between whites and blacks encouraged migration during WWI because they needed cheap labor and there was a lot of manufacturing needed for the war o surplus labor o unions were weakening acceleration during WWII o women go into the labor force Northeast became a main manufacturing area White Flight o Whites left the inner-city to suburbs, minorities stayed o Blacks could afford it, but were redlined and denied homeownership- less wealth - Gentrification Prices go up, so people living there can’t afford it - Unemployment Some studies say there is a positive correlation with crime, while others say negative You find a lot of different things in different cities Contagion effect o Crime is like a disease that spreads Structural unemployment o Transitory unemployment; not permanent; you lose your job but will likely find another; surplus population Prison Population o There is a stigma o Can lead to recidivism o Accumulated less work/wealth because they were in prison Homelessness o Increasing in NY o More diverse today and more visible o Squatters o Decline in affordable housing (Reagan) o 610,000 homeless on any given day
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