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Public order crimes

sometimes called victimless crimes, these acts interfere with public order, such as loitering for the purposes of prostitution

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Vigilante

someone who takes the law into their own hands, and acts outside the law in the interest of justice

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Moral crusades

efforts by interest groups to stamp out behaviour they find objectionable; typically public order crimes, such as drug use or pornography

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Moral entrepreneurs

interest groups that attempt to control social life for the purpose of promoting their own personal set of moral values

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Paraphilia

abnormal sexual practices that may involve recurrent sexual urges focused on objects, humiliation, or children

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Prostitution

the buying and selling of sex, not illegal in Canada, although prostitution-related offences are illegal, such as pimping, brothel-keeping, and public communication of such an exchange

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Brothel

a house of prostitution, typically run by a madam who sets prices and handles the business arrangements

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Madam

the traditional name for a woman who runs a brothel; more common today is the male pimp

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Call girls

prostitutes who make dates via phone, and then service steady clientele in hotel rooms or apartments

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Massage parlours

seemingly legitimate businesses where men can buy sex under the guise of massage therapy; one of the more hidden sides of prostitution

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Pornography

depiction of sex acts in a variety of forms, such as books, magazines, films, and websites

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Obscenity

sexually explicit material, for example, open sexual behaviour, masturbation, and genital exhibition banned in most communities

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Temperance movement

an organized effort to prohibit the sale of liquor, largely seen as unsuccessful

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Crack cocaine

a smokable form of purified cocaine that provides an immediate and powerful high

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Designer drugs

chemical substances made and distributed in relatively small batches for the purpose of inducing mood-altering effects

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Claimsmakers

people in a position to influence the social construction of crime images in the media, such as the police, politicians, and journalists

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What are the 7 different causes of substance abuse?

subcultural view, psychodynamic view, genetic factors, social learning, problem behaviour syndrome, rational choice and constructionist.

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What are the 5 drug control strategies?

Source control, law enforcement strategies, community strategies, drug testing programs, and legalization