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BOOKLIST'S BRASS BALLS WON'T REDUCE CRIME

Let me make something 100% clear; I’m not a “defense lawyer”.

Frankly, I don’t know what a “defense lawyer” is 1,378 more words

Columns: Playing Solitaire With The Hermit Of The People

Who should tackle cybercrime?

Here’s a situation: a man in the United States sends continuous bullying messages to a man in the United Kingdom via Twitter. The victim wants to take steps to stop this…who should deal with it? 182 more words

Sociological Perspectives on Punishment

One way of controlling and reducing crime is to punish offenders. Given that punishment typically involves restricting people’s freedom and sometimes inflicting harm on people, it requires some justification as a strategy for crime control. 1,868 more words

Crime And Deviance

The Role of the Police in Controlling and Reducing Crime

This post simply applies a few perspectives to the role of the police in society

Consensus Theory and Right Realism

The Consensus Approach views the police as a neutral force who generally do a good job, having a close working relationship with law abiding citizens and responding effectively to the needs of local communities, defending them against the anti-social and criminal behaviour of a minority people. 563 more words

Sociology

Zero Tolerance Policing - An Evaluation

A brief evaluation of Zero Tolerance Policing

Zero Tolerance Policing involves the police strictly clamping down on minor criminal activities such as littering, begging, graffiti and other forms of antisocial behaviour. 600 more words

Crime And Deviance

Controlling and Reducing Crime - The Role of the Community

Most people manage to get through their whole lives without getting on the ‘wrong side’ of the formal agents of social control (the police, the courts and prison), so it should be no surprise hat many of the perspectives emphasize the role that the community plays in preventing crime and controlling crime. 556 more words

Crime And Deviance

Actuarial Justice and Risk Management

Feely and Simon (1994) argue that a new ‘technology of power’ is emerging throughout the justice system. It differs from Foucault’s disciplinary power in three main ways: 732 more words

Crime And Deviance