Crime and Criminology. What is crime? What is deviance?. Crime can be defined… . Form of normal behavior Violation of behavioral norms Form of deviant behavior Legally defined behavior Violation of human rights Social harm/injury Form of inequality.
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What is crime?
What is deviance?
Social, Legal, and Moral dimensions involved
rid of crime
normal evolution of law and morality
cannot drink water or go to the toilet
when they want
United Arab Emirates,
the Sudan, and some of
the northern states of Nigeria practice a very strict form of Sharia law
county judge, overturned the convictions
of 10 women (Topfree Ten) who had been arrested for publicly displaying their breasts
At that time, New York law forbade women from displaying their breast (unless breastfeeding or performing on stage)
Law discriminated women (men have right to appear in public without shirt)