Violence, Crime and Criminal Justice. Michael Itagaki Sociology 102. Violence in the Sociological Perspective. Violence Use of force to injure people or destroy their property Social context Sociological question of violence
Figure 5.1 (p. 130)The Clock of ViolenceThese totals are U.S. national averages. Crimes do not occur with this regularity. As the text indicates, crimes vary by time of day and by seasons. The FBI also counts armed robbery as a violent crime, whether or not anyone is hurt during the crime. Armed robberies, occurring on average every 1.2 minutes, are included in the total.Source: FBI Uniform Crime Reports, 2002.
of different groups we associate with
more effective inner controls.
through approved means?
Figure 5.4 (p. 141)Social Map: How Safe Is Your State? Rape in the United StatesSource: By the author, based on Statistical Abstract 2003: Table 307.