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Sociology "criminology class"
Questions: Be sure to answer each part of each question. Base your responses on the information in the textbook (i.e., do not seek out other resources that you will then have to cite).
Provide the page number/s of the text on which you found support for the answer you provided. Indicate these pages by putting the page number/s in parentheses (#) following each answer. Failure to do so will result in points being deducted. If this is not clear, then see me.
1. As a criminologist, you are tasked with studying the criminal activities of gang members (or hate groups) in a particular community through participant observation.
[a] Identify at least three relevant ethical concerns with this study.
[b] How would these concerns shape your research project?
Create two separate paragraphs. That is, the first paragraph should be your answer for Question 1-a, and the second paragraph should be your answer for Question 1-b.
2. While walking to her car in a mall parking lot, a woman is approached by a man who displays a handgun and demands her purse. She gives him her purse, and he runs away with it. How would each of the following theoretical perspectives explain this crime?
c. Ecological Theory
Please make sure that u say in wich page did u get each answear from "by the end of each prograph"
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The Act Requirement which includes the Act versus Status and Failure to Act (#26). A person’s status or condition can never be a reason for punishing him is the prime aim of this act. The only rule which need to be followed is in the behavior.
The behavioural aspect is considered as most important because it affects others dignity and self-respect. Moreover to be rational in terms of behaviour is also important. To add to it, in California being a drug addict is a criminal offense. Again failure to Act or to follow it is yet another concern.
It involves the coordination of mind and body. Unless and until mind accepts and realizes any act which need to be followed, it is hard to control it and accordingly actions will also change. The Third one is the Legality requirement. This again signifies that there should be some defined acts which will be considered as non-ethical or law breaking. Simply scolding or abusing cannot be regarded as a criminal act. Those acts must be defined and should describe a violation of constitutional principles (#26 &27).