Chapter 8: Social Conflict and Critical Criminology

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Critical criminology
 
the branch of criminology that holds that the cause of crime can be linked to economic, social,...
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power
 
the ability to persons and groups to control the behaior of others, to shape public opinion,...
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supranational criminology
 
the study of war crimes, crimes against humanity, and the supranational penal system
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state (organized) crime
 
acts commited by state or government officals while holding their positions as government representatives
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death squads
 
covert military or paramilitary groups that carry out political assassinations
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surplus value
 
the difference between what workers produce and what they are paid, which goes to business...
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marginalization
 
displacement of workers, pushing them outside the economic and social mainstream
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gloablization
 
the process of creaing a global economy through tansnational markets and political and legal...
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instrumental theory
 
the theory that criminal law and the criminal jsutice system are capitalist instruments for...
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demystify
 
to unmask the true purpose of law, justice, or other social institutions
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structural theory
 
the theory that criminal law and the criminal justice stystem are menas of defending and preserving...
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left realism
 
approach that sees crime as a function of relative deprivation under capitalism and favors...
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preemptive deterrence
 
efforts to prevent crime through community organization and youth involvment
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critical feminism
 
approach that explains both victimization and criminality among women in terms of gender inequality,...
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patriarchal
 
male dominated
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paternalistic families
 
families in whcih the father in the breadwinner and rule maker, and the mother has a mental...
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role exit behaviors
 
strategies such as running away or contemplating suicide, that are used by young girls unhappy...
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egalitarian families
 
families in which the husband and wife share similar positions of power at home and in the...
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power-control theory
 
the view that gender differences in crime are a function of economic power (class position,...
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peacemaking
 
approach that considers puntitice crime conrtol strategies to be counterproducitve and favors...
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sentencing circle
 
a peacemaking technique in which offenders, victims, and other community members work together...


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