Lawbreakers vs victims: An assessment
By: Kim Remesch
My family has been touched- bludgeoned in fact-by violent crime many times. What you should know immediately is that I come from a very average, upper-middle class background. These are not poor urban stories. They are "average man" tales.My grandfather, Charles Dorsey Berger, poor...
By: Scott Hayden
Organized crime can be defined as a group of people who engage in illegal activities that include, but are not limited to drug/weapons smuggling, extortion, prostitution, money laundering, contract murder and lots of other illicit ventures. Members of these groups can be notoriously difficult to...
Theories about how society influences behavior
By: Tony Gomes
"A MAN is shot dead while sitting at a bar in Prague, in the Czech Republic. Why? The gunman was annoyed by the loud music the victim was playing on his personal cassette player. A motorist is clubbed to death with a hockey stick at...
Gender identity: Family as the most important influence
By: Jasmine Starr
Gender identity, as any transgender person can attest to, is inherently biological. It is not chosen by the individual or instilled in any way by family or society. It is important to understand the distinction between gender identity and gender expression. Gender is largely a...
By: Garrett Anderson
Criminals are not genetically predisposed to criminality, they are not born with black hearts. I absolutely reject any theory that espouses that. Had I not known thousands of criminals, my opinion might not carry much weight. Criminality is the result of learned and unlearned behavior...
The cost of crime explained
By: Susan Overbey
The cost of crime is devastating. It demoralizes our communities by robbing us of our right to safety and well-being. It weighs heavy on every aspect of our population in both security as well as in monetary measures. You can see the cost of crime...
By: Ethel Smith
Criminal families come in all shapes and sizes. From organised crime syndicates to uneducated, poor families where children learn their trade almost at their mother's knee. Often circumstance and poverty can set the ball rolling but wealthy families can be just as bad.Organised crime...
Police behavior: A historical perspective
By: Zoltan Buday
Police StateHave you ever wondered where George Orwell's book "1984" went? Is it a relevant view of the future? Have you even read the book "1984"? Do you even know what I am talking about? Well most of you who may be reading this article...
By: Kim Remesch
Crime can certainly be the family business. It just depends on your family. Many people relate crime and the family business with some form of the Mafia which seriously oversimplifies the idea.The fact is, crime as a family business that has evolved over the...
Corporate crime explained
By: Kim Remesch
If you're like most, corporate crime seems like a vague concept. It certainly doesn't compare with the kind of violence we see on the average city street every day: gang activity, murder and rape. At least not on the surface. If you're like most, your...

 

1 25 26 27 28 29 89
CHOOSE YOUR SCIENCES 360 TOPIC: