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1

taking money that belongs to someone else

embezzlement

2

misrepresenting the truth to obtain goods that belong to someone else

obtaining goods under false pretenses

3

according to marxism, which class is subject to criminalization for property crimes and which class is immune?

working class is subject to criminalization, elite class is immune

4

crime in which victim and offender are from the same social group

intra-class crime

5

a theory based on the idea that for punishment to be effective, it must be swift, sure, and certain

deterrence theory

6

3 factors influencing effectiveness of deterrence theory

severity, certainty, and swiftness

7

elements of society are capable of causing change or influencing human behaviour

social forces

8

three main causes of youth homelessness

individual/relational factors, structural factors, and institutional/system factors

9

which type of theorists believe crime is inevitable in all societies

structural functionalists

10

what 2 property crimes do females tend to commit more than males?

fraud and shoplifting