Learning Objectives

13.1 Identify how the different sociological perspectives examine crime.
13.2 Evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of different crime statistic sources.
13.3 Summarize the different types of crime.
13.4 Explain how race/ethnicity is an important predictor of offender or victim status.
13.5 Describe current responses to crime, including policing, incarceration, and the death penalty.
13.6 Evaluate political and social efforts to reform policing.