Perceptions of Deviance, Crime, Victims, and Justice
The media informs many viewers of deviance and crime,
victims of crime, and justice in society.
Consider and describe the following:
1. Where do you get your information about:
C.Victims of crime
2. Describe your perception of
behavior is deviant according to your values?
i. What do you
believe is the root or cause of crime?
ii. What types of crimes do you believe
iii. Who do
you believe commits crime?
c. Victims of crime
i. Who do you
believe is likely to be a victim?
ii. Have you ever
been fearful of a crime occurring to you or your family?
iii. What do you
believe about victims that you hear about?
d. Justice for victims
i. How do you see
justice handled in our society?
ii. What form of
punishment do you see as being effective or ineffective?
3. Did you learn
anything specific from the textbook that has changed your perception? What did you learn and which perception did
Write a 500 or more word paper that addresses the above