Chapter 5. Crime and Violence. Nature of Crime. A crime is an act or omission of an act for which the state can apply a sanction. Criminal Law prohibits certain acts and [prescribes the punishment
Crime and Violence
Perceptions of Crime and crime rates….
Is there more or less crime in the U.S than there was 5 years a go?
What is problematic about the way we count and present crime statistics?
Problems of accuracy
Biological Explanations of Crime
Biology, Violence, and Criminality
Gender and Crime
Age and Crime
Sociological Explanations of Crime