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Terms in this set (17)
Who is credoted the origins of criminology
Cesare Lombroso (1835-1909)
Who agreed with Lobroso that crime is the product of biological deficiency?
Who first suggested the difference between general criminals and fraudsters?
Ratio of men to women committing fraud
Highest rate of crime offending (British Prisons)
African or Carribean descent
father of sociology and a functionalist
Who said crime serves a pupose in society?
What needs: suitable target, lack of capable guardian and a likely offender?
Crime: as described in the BASIC CRIME TRIANGLE
What is the root cause of crime?
Who described that deliquent boys stole for fun and peer status?
Albert Cohen (1895-1981)
Who linked crime to urban growth?
Who theorised that crime radiated from the centre of urban districts
Where was the world's first department of sociology was established in 1892
Who's framework of Chicago School's theory of crime and delinquency looked at the social root of crime?
What can include:police, neighbourhood watch, CCTV, locks, fences etc
A capable Guardian
Who's "Control Theory" is associated with causes of delinquency?
Who explains how the control theory suggests that people commit crime because it is profitable, enjoyable and useful for them to do so, and therefore people will break the law if they can