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Chapter 7

by: Mora Lucero

Chapter 7 ADMJ 0600 - 1030

Mora Lucero
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Intro to Criminology
Louis Gentile

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Intro to Criminology
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This 0 page Class Notes was uploaded by Mora Lucero on Tuesday November 3, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to ADMJ 0600 - 1030 at University of Pittsburgh taught by Louis Gentile in Summer 2015. Since its upload, it has received 17 views. For similar materials see Intro to Criminology in Law and Legal Studies at University of Pittsburgh.


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Date Created: 11/03/15
Criminology Chapter 7 0 Social Process Theory Why People Commit Crimes 0 Family relationships I Families are dysfunctional I Parental efficacy functional enough to provide nourishing environment but elements of disfunction I Precursor to noncriminal behavior 0 Reversal too strict I rebels in antisocial behavior I Educational experience 35 more times for AA to be expelled from school than a white male Ideation idea of crime Planning phase plan crime Acquisition phrase acquire what needs to be done Implementation carry out Social learning Differential association edwin Sutherland Criminal behavior is learned same way as non criminal behavior primarily a result of interaction with significant others and you learn how to commit act but logic behind doing it Ex doing something wrong Who in uenced you Who convinced you Why Neutralization There are criminals and good people that commit crimes because they drift back and forth going through stages due to neutralizing crime behavior 5 techniques deny responsibility wasn t me deny injury what s the difference deny victim she had it coming look how she dresses condemn condemners look at the congressmen appeal to higher authority alternative I sociopath guilt free lionize honor and violence hirschi instead explaining criminal behavior look at why people do not commit crime 4 components belief in conventional values attached to conventional organizations involved in conventional activities commitment to conventional norms social reaction labelling theory criminal behavior is subjective defined by stance with authority and power acts become labelled as people become labelled ex school most guilty of labelling Video Autopsy Relevant tell tale sign of strangulation Ocular petechiae hemorrhages in the eyes Signs of death Change in Body Temperature algor mortis Change in colorpaleness pallor mortis Stiffness rigor mortis Starts at 2 hours stiffens 612 disappears after 36 hours 4 causes of death homicide fewer When it rains accidental natural suicide suicide I cohort to population age social dynamic carbon monoxide 15 min to die exceeds number of homicides 13 teenagers Who commit suicide are gay surge at holidays relevance of maggots With autopsy egg I worm I y is predictable Which is used to gauge time of death decomposition and mummification


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