In today's society crime tends to be more present in disadvantaged neighborhoods. Not all neighborhoods start out as a heavily violent one. Each neighborhood goes through a cycle to gain the negative reputation it has to this day. When there is a change, not everyone can adapt as well. With changes comes industries pushing local out of their homes, then a decrease in opportunities to works and this eventually leads to people competing with each other.
Gang Violence Theory – General problem The dominant indicator or measure for gang violence is gang-related homicides (Mares 2010: 39). Though not all gangs or gang members engage in violent offences, gang violence is most prevalent in cities and thus constitutes a pervasive problem
Violent crimes are violations of the criminal law that requires violence against one person to another, which the extent of minor to major impact on society of criminal jurisprudence that has shifted from the past to today. There are two differences in the violence and crime. Crime can be any type of rape and homicide, but in fact where does the sense of violence come from as today. In the past nothing wasn’t homicide or violence, it was all about the different laws in different groups that were created and to be punished in the way of hate, the sense of integration or separation in the past. Today crime is in any type of way, but as a law enforcement, what makes a violent crime.
However, African-American males from the ages of 20 to 29 have suicide rates much closer to those of their Caucasian counterparts. Using Durkheim’s arguments in Suicide as reference, it can be argued that African-Americans as a racial group have lower suicide rates than their Caucasian counterparts because African-Americans have more sources of social integration and regulation than Caucasians. Also, African-American males between the ages of 20 and 29 have suicide rates that more closely resemble their Caucasian counterparts that specific age group
According to the National Population Demographics blacks are 28 times more likely to be victims of hate crimes than whites. Improvements in hate crime laws and punishments are necessary in order for these statics to decrease. Many people have different thoughts about hate crime statutes, most are for them and unlike the others they are against them. Today, hate crime laws are getting more enhanced day by day from
Instead of progress, we seem to be drifting from being a society that is one. Many racial minorities face challenges that keep them in the poverty level. Poverty and race present a complex picture for minorities, even whites that are considered poor by standards of society are not considered poor as those of minority groups. Race barriers have hindered America values, in 2000 when we witnessed a remarkable economic
Gang effects on the community: Gangs has their own culture and characteristics that includes their dress codes, identifying symbols, language, graffiti, drugs use &trafficking, use of other narcotics, and involvement in other illegal activities. However the nature and characteristics of gangs differ from community to community. Gangs however are found to be more prevalent in high crime areas and are also responsible for the majority of crimes committed. However to understand the function of gangs within the community we have to delve once more into the definition which is characterized as an identifiable group of people who: are generally perceived as a distinct aggregation by others recognize themselves as an street identifiable group (almost invariably with a group name) have been involved in a sufficient number of delinquent incidents to call forth a consistent negative response from neighborhood residents and/or law enforcement agencies. (Reference: Klein 1971; Klein and Maxson 2006) According to Howell et al., (2002) most of the less-populated areas, including rural counties, that first experienced
Because of the high percentage of the white race, they tend to be wealthier. African Americans, Hispanics and Asians are the largest groups of minorities and tend not to be recognizable. I advocate that TV endorses a more equivalent prospect for all races. Furthermore, Television also enacts a leading protagonist in conversation, businesses, prosperity and discrimination. It is said that “the higher your education, the more money you could make.” Which is truthful.
Furthermore, the initial poor economic condition burdened with this deficit had led many low-income citizens towards poverty. This then becomes signifies the development of increased money-related crimes like robbery. On the other hand, people also smuggle goods in order to meet the needs of the local people. In fact, this is done openly and treated as a normal practice. Another way that globalization has increased crime rates is through the negative portrayal of actions present in the western media.
Reports on the increasing incidence of violence such as gangsterism, vandalism, rape, and bullying and even murder are kept being highlighted especially in media. According to statistic by Royal Malaysia Police or known as Polis Diraja Malaysia (PDRM), showed that the juvenile cases has been significantly increase in the number of